A majority of the strikes were in and around the terror group’s de facto capital of Raqqa in Syria.
The strikes were conducted by a combination of fighter, attack, bomber, helicopter, remotely piloted aircraft and guided artillery.
Officials released the following details:
- Near Raqqa, 27 strikes engaged 19 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 17 fighting positions, three tactical vehicles, a vehicle, two heavy machine guns, a mortar system, a weapons cache, a command-and-control node, a vehicle-borne-bomb facility and a vehicle-borne bomb.
- Near Dayr Az Zawr, six strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed 11 oil storage tanks, nine oil trucks, six oil stills, six oil separator tanks and a command-and-control node.
- Near Huwayjah, a strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.
- Near Mosul, three strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units; destroyed 33 fighting positions, two rocket-propelled grenade systems and a front-end loader; damaged five fighting positions and a command-and-control node; and suppressed a mortar team.
The strikes were part of Operation Inherent Resolve, which includes the United States and many coalition partners.
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