Situation Report: Sudan Armed Forces Buildup in Heglig (Imagery)

tanks and HETS at Heglig

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New satellite imagery, analyzed for the Satellite Sentinel Project. or SSP, by DigitalGlobe’s Analysis Center, shows 10 newly-arrived main battle tanks, 10 heavy transporters (HETS), and two Mi-24 helicopter gunships, in the oil-producing Sudanese border town of Heglig, South Kordofan. This recent increase in activity brings the total tanks in the greater Heglig area to 22, which is the equivalent of two tank companies.

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