“They had three buildings there [Barzah scientific research center] and a parking deck,” McKenzie said.
“Now they don’t.” via USNI.
French frigate firing off one of the three MdCN cruise missiles that were part of the strike. Source: Marine Nationale
As information about yesterday’s strikes against targets in Syria has been slowly to trickling out throughout the weekend, it is by now possible to piece together a picture of the raid. Perhaps the single most informative piece was the press briefing held by Pentagon.
In short, the following units were involved:
Armée de l’Air
Two-seater Rafale B launching with twin SCALP EG cruise missiles under the wings. Source: French MoD
5x Dassault Rafale, launching 9 SCALP EG cruise missiles
4x Mirage 2000-5, escort
E-3FR AWACS and KC-135R/C-135F aerial refuelling aircraft
All aircraft operated out of bases in France
Royal Air Force
Tornado GR.4 sporting two Storm Shadow cruise missiles under…
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