Details of mission against Syria, Iraq militants

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Posted: Sep 26, 2014 2:11 PM
Details of mission against Syria, Iraq militants

Latest update from U.S. Central Command on the military action by the U.S. and its allies against Islamic State group militants in Syria and Iraq. The Syria action began Sept. 21; the Iraq action Aug. 8.

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AIRSTRIKES

(As of Sept. 24, 2014)

In Syria:

Target locations hit: 36

Bombs, missiles and other munitions released: 272 (includes 47 Tomahawk cruise missiles)

Aircraft combat sorties: 127

In Iraq:

Target locations hit: 216

Munitions released: 374

Aircraft combat sorties: 1,448

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Other actions in Iraq and Syria:

Refueling tanker sorties: 1,330

Intelligence/surveillance sorties: 651

Humanitarian aid airdrops: 42 sorties