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Monday, October 5, 2015

Canada in Iraq: 3 Strikes in 5 Days for RCAF against ISIS

With the RCAF airstrike numbers slowing down; especially during the 2015 Election - the RCAF have launched 3 strikes in the first 5 days of October.

4 Oct 2015

On 4 October 2015, while taking part in coalition operations in support of Iraqi security forces, two CF-18 Hornets successfully struck an ISIS fighting position west of Sinjar using precision guided munitions.

3 Oct 2015

On 3 October 2015, while taking part in coalition operations in support of Iraqi security forces, two CF-18 Hornets successfully struck an ISIS fighting position west of Kirkuk using precision guided munitions.

2 Oct 2015

On 2 October 2015, while taking part in coalition operations in support of Iraqi security forces, two CF-18 Hornets successfully struck two ISIS fighting positions in the vicinity of Sinjar using precision guided munitions.

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RCAF Air Weapon Systems Technicians, deployed as part of Air Task Force – Iraq, prepare munitions for loading to a CF-188 Hornet, at the Camp Patrice Vincent flight line in Kuwait, during Operation IMPACT on August 1, 2015. Photo: CF Combat Camera - Modified for OPSEC Purposes