The United States and its allies expanded its fight against ISIS with airstrikes in Syria on Monday that included a barrage of firepower using Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles and F-22 Raptor fighters, officials said.
The operation marks the first time the United States has launched strikes in Syria, a new front in the battle against the terror group.
Here is a look at the weapons the U.S. used Monday in Syria and the ongoing fight in Iraq:
Total airstrikes in Syria overnight: 22; Total airstrikes against ISIS in Syria overnight: 14; Total airstrikes against Khorasan Group in Syria overnight: 8; Total new airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq (carried out Monday): 4; Total airstrikes that have been carried out against ISIS in Iraq: 194.
ISIS TARGETS HIT IN SYRIA
Fighters, Training compounds, Headquarters, Command and control facilities, Storage facilities, Finance center, Supply trucks, Armed vehicles.
ISIS TARGETS DESTROYED IN 4 NEW U.S. STRIKES IN IRAQ
2 Humvees, 1 armed vehicle, 1 fighting position (southwest of Kirkuk).
TARGETS OF 8 U.S. STRIKES ON KHORASAN GROUP IN SYRIA
1 explosives and munitions production facility, 1 communication building, Training camps, Command and control facilities.
WHAT THE U.S. USED TO CARRY OUT THE STRIKES
47 Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles launched by 2 U.S. ships; U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps fighter, remotely piloted and bomber aircraft deployed to the U.S. Central Command area of operations, F-22 Raptor fighters, B-1 bombers, F/A-18 Navy fighters, Air Force F-15E’s, F-16’s and F-22’s; Predator and Reaper drones were also flying, but only one dropped bombs.
Countries involved in Syria strikes: 6; Number of Arab nations joining the U.S. in Syria strikes: 5