, U.S. , and U.K. launched attacks against three
Syrian chemical weapons (CW) sites last night (0400 hr local Syrian time). Here is the summary as provided by a Pentagon
news briefing. France
- 57 Tomahawk (TLAM) missiles
- 19 Joint Air to Surface Standoff Missiles (JASSM)
Him Shinshar CW Storage
- 9 TLAM
- 8 Storm Shadow missiles
- 3 naval cruise missiles
- 2 SCALP land attack missiles
Him Shinshar CW Bunker
- 7 SCALP missiles
The attacking platforms and their contributions were:
- USS Monterey – 30 TLAM
- USS LaBoon – 7 TLAM
- USS Higgins – 23 TLAM
- USS Warner – 6 TLAM
- 2x B-1 bomber – 19 JASSM
- Tornado/Typhoon – 8 Storm Shadow
- Rafael/Mirage – 9 SCALP
The Pentagon reports that approximately 40 Syrian surface-to-air missiles were launched with the majority of them launching after the attacking weapons impacted.
The Pentagon stated that no attacking platforms or weapons were hit.
The Pentagon stated that there has been no Russian military response.