Airmen load a Quickstrike-Extended Range naval sea mine onto a B-52.
Air Strike Against ISIL Bunker Near Mosul
Air strike against an ISIL bunker, Jan. 25, near Mosul, Iraq. This strike was part of a group of strikes 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.