RAF, 6 Squadron, RAF Losseimouth, pilot stands in front of a line of Typhoon aircraft in full flying attire (Crown Copyright, 2016)

RAF Targeting Islamic State in Raqqa

After Mosul, RAF Concentrates on Raqqa

After the re-capture of Mosul, RAF Typhoons are continuing to take the fight to the Islamic State with strikes against targets in Raqqa, Syria. The MOD reported that RAF Typhoons deployed on Operation SHADER had destroyed Islamic State defensive positions, sniper teams and an ammunition factory in Raqqa as part of the Global Coalition to defeat ISIS. Note: in MOD releases Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) is referred to as Daesh.

Leave a Reply