U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIS terrorists in Syria Nov. 24-26 using bomber and fighter aircraft to conduct ten airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and partner nation military forces conducted seven airstrikes in Iraq Nov. 24-26 using attack, fighter and remotely-piloted aircraft against ISIS terrorists.
In Syria, ten airstrikes near Kobani struck an ISIS fighting position, a large ISIS unit, two tactical ISIS units, and destroyed four ISIS staging areas and six ISIS fighting positions.
In Iraq, two airstrikes near Mosul destroyed an ISIS bulldozer, two ISIS vehicles, three ISIS-occupied buildings and an ISIS fighting position, and also struck a large ISIS unit. Near Kirkuk, two airstrikes destroyed an ISIS tank, an ISIS HMMWV and an ISIS vehicle, as well as struck two ISIS units. North of Sinjar, an airstrike destroyed an ISIS HMMWV and an ISIS vehicle. Northwest of Ramadi, an airstrike damaged an ISIS checkpoint.
Finally, west of Baiji, an airstrike destroyed one ISIS vehicle and damaged another.
All aircraft returned to base safely. Airstrike assessments are based on initial reports.
The strikes were conducted as part of Operation Inherent Resolve, the operation to eliminate the terrorist group ISIS and the threat they pose to Iraq, the region and the wider international community. The destruction of ISIS targets in Syria and Iraq further limits the terrorist group’s ability to project power and conduct operations. Coalition nations conducting airstrikes in Iraq include the U.S., Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Netherlands and the United Kingdom. Coalition Nations conducting airstrikes in Syria include the U.S., Bahrain, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.