SOUTHWEST ASIA, August 26, 2015 —
U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined
Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.
Officials reported details of the latest strikes, noting
that assessments of results are based on initial reports.
Remotely piloted aircraft conducted two airstrikes in Syria:
Ayn Isa, an airstrike struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed an ISIL
Kobani, an airstrike struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed an ISIL
Attack, bomber, fighter, fighter-attack and remotely piloted
aircraft conducted 18 airstrikes in Iraq, coordinated with the government of
Beiji, two airstrikes struck an ISIL tactical unit and terrain features denying
ISIL a tactical advantage.
Fallujah, an airstrike destroyed an ISIL mortar resupply vehicle.
Mosul, three airstrikes struck three ISIL tactical units.
Ramadi, two airstrikes struck two ISIL tactical units and destroyed three ISIL
buildings and an ISIL mortar system.
Sinjar, three airstrikes struck two ISIL tactical units and an ISIL mortar
firing position and destroyed three ISIL fighting positions and an ISIL
anti-aircraft artillery piece.
Tuz, seven airstrikes struck an ISIL tactical unit, multiple ISIL fighting
positions and terrain features denying ISIL a tactical advantage and destroyed
12 ISIL fighting positions, two ISIL vehicles an ISIL heavy machine gun and an
ISIL weapons cache.
Operation Inherent Resolve
The strikes were conducted as part of Operation Inherent
Resolve, the operation to eliminate the ISIL terrorist group and the threat
they pose to Iraq, Syria, the region, and the wider international community.
The destruction of ISIL targets in Syria and Iraq further limits the terrorist
group's ability to project terror and conduct operations, officials said.
Coalition nations conducting airstrikes in Iraq include the
United States, Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Jordan, the Netherlands and
the United Kingdom. Coalition nations conducting airstrikes in Syria include
the United States, Bahrain, Canada, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab