Mission Creep to Mission Leap
Posted on Sun Aug 17, 2014 at 06:23:51 PM EST
Tags: ISIS, Iraq (all tags)
The U.S. continued air strikes against ISIS today in its effort to help the Kurds retake the Mosul Dam. According to CENTCOM, on August 15th the U.S. was just using "remotely piloted aircraft." Yesterday, when the strikes began near Irbil and the Mosul dam, CENTCOM said the strikes consisted of "a mix of fighter and remotely piloted aircraft."
Today, according to CENTCOM, the U.S. has now added bombers and attack aircraft:
U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Iraq Sunday, using a mix of fighter, bomber, attack and remotely piloted aircraft to successfully conduct airstrikes near the Mosul Dam.
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