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Details of mission against Syria, Iraq militants

September 28, 2014

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.



(As of Sept. 27, 2014)

In Syria:

Target locations hit: 46

Bombs, missiles and other munitions released: 370 (includes 47 Tomahawk cruise missiles)

Aircraft combat sorties: 166

In Iraq:

Target locations hit: 224

Munitions released: 388

Aircraft combat sorties: 1,502


Other actions in Iraq and Syria:

Refueling tanker sorties: 1,393

Intelligence/surveillance sorties: 676

Humanitarian aid airdrops: 42 sorties

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