February 14, 2015
Release # 20150214
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SOUTHWEST ASIA -
On Feb. 13, U.S. and Coalition military forces continued to attack ISIL
terrorists in Syria, using attack, fighter and remotely piloted
aircraft to conduct four airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and Coalition
military forces conducted nine airstrikes in Iraq, using attack, fighter
and remotely piloted aircraft against ISIL terrorists. All strikes took
place between 8 a.m., Feb. 13, and 8 a.m., Feb. 14, local time.
The following is a summary of the strikes conducted since the last press release:
* Near Al Raqqah, four airstrikes struck an ISIL bulldozer, an ISIL tank and destroyed eight ISIL tanks and three ISIL bunkers.
* Near Bayji, two airstrikes struck two ISIL tactical units, an ISIL rocket system and destroyed an ISIL building.
* Near Hit, an airstrike struck an ISIL IED assembly factory.
Near Mosul, two airstrikes struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed
two ISIL fighting positions and an ISIL armored excavator.
* Near Sinjar, an airstrike struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed an ISIL building.
* Near Taji, two airstrikes struck two ISIL tactical units.
* Near Tal Afar, an airstrike struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed an ISIL building.
Airstrike assessments are based on initial reports. All aircraft returned to base safely.
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.
Coalition nations which have conducted airstrikes in Iraq include the
U.S., Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Netherlands, and the
United Kingdom. Coalition nations which have conducted airstrikes in
Syria include the U.S., Bahrain, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and the United