U.S. Forces in Jordan Attack ISIS in Syria

(Military Times) Andrew Tilghman - U.S. troops in Jordan launched a GPS-guided rocket artillery attack into Syria for the first time on March 4, defense officials said. A detachment deployed near Jordan's border with Syria used an M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS), which is a truck-mounted, guided-missile system with a range of up to 185 miles. U.S. troops last year deployed HIMARS to Iraq and have fired several hundred missiles on ISIS targets there.

2016-03-15 00:00:00

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