February 12, 2015
Release # 20150212
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SOUTHWEST ASIA -
On Feb. 11, U.S. and Coalition military forces continued to attack ISIL
terrorists in Syria, using fighter aircraft to conduct three
airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and Coalition military forces conducted 12
airstrikes in Iraq, using fighter, attack, bomber and remotely piloted
aircraft against ISIL terrorists. All strikes took place between 8 a.m.,
Feb. 11, and 8 a.m., Feb. 12, local time.
The following is a summary of the strikes conducted since the last press release:
* Near Al Hasakah, an airstrike struck multiple ISIL oil pump jacks.
* Near Kobani, two airstrikes destroyed six ISIL fighting positions.
* Near Al Asad, an airstrike struck an ISIL mortar position.
Near Kirkuk, three airstrikes struck an ISIL large tactical unit,
an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed three ISIL heavy machine guns, six
ISIL buildings, an ISIL vehicle, an ISIL VBIED, an ISIL bulldozer and an
* Near Mosul, four airstrikes struck an ISIL
large tactical unit, an ISIL tactical unit, an ISIL staging area and
destroyed two ISIL bulldozers, two ISIL vehicles, an ISIL armored
vehicle, an ISIL building and an ISIL heavy machine gun.
* Near Fallujah, two airstrikes struck ISIL earthen berms used to control water.
* Near Makhmur, an airstrike struck an ISIL large tactical unit.
* Near Tal Afar, an airstrike struck an ISIL large tactical unit.
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