Posted February 19, 2016 11:14 am by Comments

By Tactical-Life

The following is a release from Sean Kimmons, Air Force News Service:

The head of Operation Inherent Resolve’s air campaign said Feb. 18 the “most precise air campaign in history” has severely hurt terrorist plans across Iraq and Syria, with more airstrikes to come.

“There is no doubt coalition airpower has and continues to dramatically degrade Daesh’s ability to fight and conduct operations,” Lt. Gen. Charles Brown Jr., commander of U.S. Air Forces Central Command, said of the terrorist group also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

Ongoing missions by the 19-nation air coalition is exploiting ISIL’s weaknesses, as its leaders and fighters flee in large numbers due to effective airpower, said Brown, who serves as the operation’s combined forces air component commander.

“As the coalition has garnered a greater understanding of the enemy, our airpower efforts have evolved and it’s clear airpower is a vital element to this fight,” Brown said from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.

Persistent ops

There are no plans for the air campaign to be impacted by a possible ceasefire to let nongovernmental agencies deliver food and medicine to starving civilians …Read the Rest

Source:: Tactical Life

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