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9 août 2014 6 09 /08 /août /2014 18:30
U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet strikes in Iraq, Aug 8


9 août 2014 US Navy

 

ARABIAN GULF (Aug. 8, 2014) Two U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornets assigned to Carrier Air Wing 8 embarked on USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) struck Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant targets near Erbil, Iraq. The F/A-18s dropped 500 pound laser-guided bombs against ISIL artillery targets. Bush is operating in the Arabian Gulf on a scheduled deployment to U.S. 5th Fleet. The president has authorized U.S. Central Command to conduct military operations in support of humanitarian aid deliveries and targeted airstrikes in Iraq to protect U.S. personnel and interests, in response to activities conducted by Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorists.(U.S. Navy video/Released)

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