Hunter Airmen are always vigilant - ensuring friendly forces are protected, while the nation’s enemies are struck down.
RAF Tornado Strike on Daesh Headquarters
Intelligence analysis pinpointed two Daesh headquarters in north-west Syria, located 10 and 25 miles respectively north of Aleppo near the fighting along the Mar’a Line. A pair of Tornado GR4s were tasked with their destruction on Friday 20 May. One of the command posts was in a very solidly constructed building, this was targeted with two Enhanced Paveway II 1000lb bombs. A pair of 500lb Paveway IVs were used against the second headquarters. Both targets were destroyed by direct hits. Read more about RAF air strikes against Daesh here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/update-air-strikes-against-daesh