Airstrikes by USS Carl Vinson, Coalition Partners Pound ISIS

Two F/A-18F Hornet strike fighters launch from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in the Arabian Gulf. Navy photo

U.S. and coalition military forces, including the San Diego-based aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, continued to attack ISIS terrorists in Iraq and Syria, with 17 airstrikes reported Saturday.

The Defense Department said the stikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, better known as ISIS, involved bombers, fighters, attack planes and remotely piloted aircraft.  Here are the strikes reported over a 24-hour period ended at 8 a.m. local time:

Airstrikes in Syria

Airstrikes in Iraq

Operation Inherent Resolve began in August with a goal of eliminating the ISIS terrorist group and the threat it poses to Iraq, Syria, the region, and the wider international community.

Coalition nations involved include the United States, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Jordan, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.