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Land air bases used by anti-ISIL air forces. Area occupied by ISIL as of 21st October 2015.

This is the Military intervention against ISIL aerial order of battle, which lists the American forces and allies aerial assets that have taken part in the Military intervention against ISIL between June 2014 and the present day.

Sea deployments[edit | edit source]

Carriers[edit | edit source]

France[edit | edit source]

Russia[edit | edit source]

United States of America[edit | edit source]

Amphibious assault ships[edit | edit source]

United States of America[edit | edit source]

Land bases[edit | edit source]

Aircraft at unknown land bases[edit | edit source]

Bahrain[edit | edit source]

Isa Air Base[edit | edit source]

Units based out of Isa Air Base are part of the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing (379 AEW).

Aircraft type Country Unit Garrison From To Notes
Lockheed P-3C Orion United States Patrol Squadron 26 (VP-26) Naval Air Station Jacksonville September 2015 [27]
Lockheed P-3C Orion United States Patrol Squadron 46 (VP-46) Naval Air Station Whidbey Island September 2015 March 2016
Lockheed P-3C Orion United States Patrol Squadron 40 (VP-40) Naval Air Station Whidbey Island March 2016
McDonnell Douglas
AV-8B Harrier II
United States Marine Attack Squadron 211 (VMA-211) Marine Corps Air Station Yuma February 2015 [28]
McDonnell Douglas
AV-8B Harrier II
United States Marine Attack Squadron 223 attached to:
Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 162 (VMM-162 REIN)
Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point December 2015 [16]
McDonnell Douglas
F/A-18C/D Hornet
United States Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 232 (VMFA-232) Marine Corps Air Station Miramar February 2015[28] October 2015 [29]

Iran[edit | edit source]

Hamedan International Airport[edit | edit source]

Aircraft type Country Unit Garrison From To Notes
Sukhoi Su-34  Russia 6950th Aviation Base Engels August 2016 Present [30]
Tupolev Tu-22M3  Russia 6950th Aviation Base Engels August 2016 Present [30]

Iraq[edit | edit source]

Al Asad Airbase/1st Expeditionary Rescue Group[edit | edit source]

Aircraft type Country Unit Garrison From To Notes
General Atomics
MQ-1B Predator
United States Unknown [31]
General Atomics
MQ-1C Gray Eagle
United States United States Army Unknown [31]
Sikorsky
HH-60 Pave Hawk
United States United States Air Force Unknown Present [32]

Baghdad[edit | edit source]

Aircraft type Country Unit Garrison From To Notes
Boeing
MH-47G Chinook
United States 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) (160th SOAR) [31]
General Atomics
MQ-1C Gray Eagle
United States Unknown [31]
Sikorsky
MH-60M Black Hawk
United States 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) (160th SOAR) [31]

Bashur (near Harir)[edit | edit source]

Aircraft type Country Unit Gar From To Notes
General Atomics
MQ-1C Gray Eagle
United States United States Army [31]
Pilatus
U-28A
United States USAF Special Operations Squadron [31]

Logistical Support Area Roberts (Erbil)[edit | edit source]

Aircraft type Country Unit Garrison From To Notes
Bell CH-146 Griffon  Canada 427 Special Operations Aviation Squadron CFB Petawawa May 2016 October 2016 [1]
Bell CH-146 Griffon  Canada 430 Tactical Helicopter Squadron CFB Valcartier October 2016 [1]
Agusta AH-129D Mangusta  Italy 5th Army Aviation Regiment Francesco Baracca Airport March 2016 [33]
Agusta AH-129D Mangusta  Italy 7th Army Aviation Regiment Francesco Baracca Airport March 2016 [33]
NHIndustries UH-90A  Italy 5th Army Aviation Regiment Francesco Baracca Airport March 2016 [33]
NHIndustries UH-90A  Italy 7th Army Aviation Regiment Francesco Baracca Airport March 2016 [33]
Bell Boeing CV-22B Osprey United States United States Air Force [31]
Boeing AH-64E Apache United States Bravo Troop, 4th Squadron, 6th Cavalry Fort Lewis [31]
Boeing CH-47F Chinook United States United States Army [31]
Boeing MH-47G Chinook United States 160th SOAR [31]
Sikorsky MH-60M Black Hawk United States 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) [31]
Sikorsky UH-60A/M Black Hawk United States Medevac Company F, 2nd Battalion, 238th Aviation Regiment May 2016 June 2016 [34]
Sikorsky UH-60A/M Black Hawk United States Company A, 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment Fort Drum May 2016 [35]
Sikorsky HH-60M Black Hawk United States Company C, 1st General Support Aviation Battalion, 111th Aviation Regiment June 2016 [36][37]

Qayyarah Airfield West[edit | edit source]

The 821st Contingency Response Group was based at Qayyarah from mid-October 2016[38] until March 2017 when the 370th Air Expeditionary Advisory Group arrived.[39]

Camp Taji[edit | edit source]

Units have been based at Camp Taji since May 2016.

Aircraft type Country Unit Garrison From To Notes
Boeing
AH-64D Apache
United States 4th Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment Fort Bliss August 2015 [40]
Boeing
AH-64D Apache
United States 3rd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment Fort Bliss August 2015 April 2016 [41]
Boeing
AH-64D Apache
United States 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment Fort Drum April 2016 [41][42]
Boeing
CH-47F Chinook
United States United States Army [31]
Sikorsky
HH-60 Black Hawk
United States United States Army [31]
Sikorsky
UH-60A/M Black Hawk
United States United States Army [31]

Italy[edit | edit source]

Naval Air Station Sigonella[edit | edit source]

Aircraft type Country Unit Garrison From To Notes
Boeing
P-8A Poseidon
United States VP-16 NAS Jacksonville March 2017 October 2017 [21]
Boeing
P-8A Poseidon
United States VP-5 NAS Jacksonville October 2017 [21]

Jordan[edit | edit source]

Muwaffaq Salti Air Base[edit | edit source]

Also known as Al Azraq - 332 AEW/407th Air Expeditionary Group[43][44]

Aircraft type Unit From To Notes
Airbus
A330 MRTT
United Arab Emirates Air Force = Central Air Command February 2015 Unknown [45]
Airbus
A310-304 MRTT
German Air Force July 2017[46]
Boeing
C-17ER Globemaster III
United Arab Emirates Air Force February 2015 Unknown [45]
Dassault
Mirage 2000D
French Air Force November 2014[47] August 2016 [48]
Dassault
Mirage 2000N
French Air Force July 2014 Before 2018 [47]
Dassault
Rafale B
Escadron de Chasse 2/4 La Fayette August 2016 [48]
Escadron de Chasse 2/30 Normandie-Niemen August 2016 [48]
Escadron de Chasse 1/4 Gascogne 2018 [49]
General Dynamics
F-16A Fighting Falcon
1st Fighter Squadron (RBAF) February 2015 [50]
2nd Fighter Squadron (RBAF) February 2015 [50]
General Dynamics
F-16C Fighting Falcon[28]
20th Fighter Wing[50]= 77th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron February 2015
20th Fighter Wing = 55th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron [51]
35th Fighter Wing = 13th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron [51]
35th Fighter Wing = 14th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron [51]
52d Fighter Wing = 480th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron April 2016 October 2016 [52]
158th Fighter Wing = 134th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron December 2016 April 2017 [53]
148th Fighter Wing = 179th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron April 2018 July 2018 [54]
169th Fighter Wing = 157th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron July 2018[55] October 2018[56]
20th Fighter Wing = 55th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron October 2018[57]
Lockheed Martin
F-16AM Fighting Falcon
Belgian Air Component October 2014 June 2015 [58]
Elements of the 10th Tactical Wing 28 June 2016 [59]
Lockheed Martin
F-16AM/BM Fighting Falcon
Royal Netherlands Air Force October 2014 28 June 2016 [60]
Lockheed Martin
F-16E/F Desert Falcon
United Arab Emirates Air Force = Western Air Command February 2015 [45]
Lockheed Martin
F-22 Raptor
United States Air Force February 2015
Panavia
Tornado IDS/ECR
German Air Force October 2017[61]

Prince Hassan Air Base[edit | edit source]

Aircraft type Unit From To Notes
Breguet
Atlantique 2
[31]
Dassault
Rafale
[31]

Kuwait[edit | edit source]

Aircraft type Unit From To Notes
Airbus
CC-150 Polaris
437 Transport Squadron [31]
Boeing
KC-767A
Italian Air Force October 2014 [62]
Aircraft type Unit From To Notes
Alenia
EC-27J Jedi
98th Squadron [31]
AMX International
AMX A-11B
132nd Ground Attack Reconnaissance Squadron 14 June 2016 [59]
Fairchild Republic
A-10C Thunderbolt II
122d Fighter Wing = 163 EFS 17 November 2014 April 2015 [64]
127th Wing = 107 EFS April 2015 October 2015 [63]
McDonnell Douglas
F-15E Strike Eagle
4th Fighter Wing = 336 EFS March 2018
48th Fighter Wing = 494 EFS February 2018 October 2018
General Dynamics
F-16AM Fighting Falcon
Eskadrille 727 (RDAF) 15 October 2014 30 September 2015 [65]
Eskadrille 730 (RDAF) October 2014 30 September 2015
General Dynamics
F-16C/D Fighting Falcon
134th Fighter Squadron December 2016
10th Tactical Squadron July 2016 [66]
6th Tactical Squadron July 2016
Panavia
Tornado
154th Fighter-Bomber Reconnaissance & SEAD Squadron 22 November 2014 14 June 2016 [59]
Elements of 50º Stormo Giorgio Graffer
(50th Wing)
22 November 2014 14 June 2016 [59]
Aircraft type Unit From To Notes
Boeing
C-17 Globemaster III
315th Airlift Wing = ?
60th Air Mobility Wing = 21st Expeditionary Airlift Squadron
General Atomics
MQ-9A Reaper
(Pooled asset)
No. 13 Squadron RAF [67][68][69]
No. 39 Squadron RAF
Lockheed
AC-130U
4th Special Operations Squadron August 2016 [70][71]
Lockheed
EC-130H Compass Call
41st Electronic Combat Squadron February 2017 [31]
Lockheed
EC-130J Commando Solo III
U.S. Air Force [31]
Lockheed
MC-130H Combat Talon II
U.S. Air Force [71]
Lockheed
C-130H Hercules
Lockheed Martin
C-130J Super Hercules
Lockheed
CP-140 Aurora
Canadian Air Force
Sikorsky
UH-60 Black Army
U.S. Army

Qatar[edit | edit source]

Aircraft type Unit From To Notes
Boeing
B-52H Stratofortress
(Pooled asset)
2d Bomb Wing = 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron April 2018 [74]
2d Bomb Wing = 11th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron 10 September 2016 April 2018 [75]
2d Bomb Wing = 20th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron 11 April 2016 April 2018 [76]
2d Bomb Wing = 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron 11 April 2016 April 2018 [76]
2nd Operations Support Squadron 10 September 2016 April 2018 [75]
5th Bomb Wing = 69th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron September 2017 April 2018 [77]
Boeing
C-17 Globemaster III
816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron [78]
Boeing
EA-18G Growler
Electronic Attack Squadron 135 (VAQ-135) October 2018 [79]
Boeing
E-3F Sentry
French Air Force October 2014 [80]
Boeing
KC-135R Stratotanker
340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron
Boeing
RC-135V Rivet Joint
763d Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron 1990 [81]
Boeing
RC-135W Airseeker
No. 51 Squadron RAF 2014 [82]
General Dynamics
F-16C Fighting Falcon
[83]
General Dynamics
F-16D Fighting Falcon
[83]
Learjet
C-21A
746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron [84]
Lockheed
C-130H Hercules
746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron May 2016 [85]
Lockheed Martin
C-130J Super Hercules
746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron
Lockheed
EP-3E Aries II
Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron 1 (VQ-1)

[28]

Lockheed
P-3C Orion
[28]
McDonnell Douglas
AV-8B Harrier II
Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (Rein) November 2017 [86]
McDonnell Douglas
F-15E Strike Eagle
48th Fighter Wing 2014 2014 [83]
366th Fighter Wing 2014 2014 [87]
4th Fighter Wing 2016 2016
Northrop Grumman
E-8 Joint Stars
7th Expeditionary Airborne Command and Control Squadron
Northrop Grumman
EA-6B Prowler
Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 2 (VMAQ-2) October 2018 [88]
Rockwell
B-1B Lancer[50]
28th Bomb Wing = 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron July 2015 January 2016 [89]
28th Bomb Wing = 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron April 2018 [90]
7th Bomb Wing = 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron 2018 [91]

Syria[edit | edit source]

Aircraft type Unit From To Notes
Antonov
An-26
Russian Air Force [92]
Antonov
An-30
Russian Air Force [92]
Antonov
An-72
Russian Air Force [92]
Beriev
A-50
Russian Air Force [92]
Ilyushin
Il-38
Russian Naval Aviation [92]
Sukhoi
Su-24M
Russian Air Force September 2015[93] [92]
Sukhoi
Su-25SM3
Russian Air Force September 2015[93] [92]
Sukhoi
Su-25UB
Russian Air Force September 2015[93] May 2016 [94]
Sukhoi
Su-30SM
Russian Air Force September 2015[93] [92]
Sukhoi
Su-34
Russian Air Force September 2015[93] [92]
Sukhoi
Su-35S
Russian Air Force January 2016[95] [92]
Mikoyan
MiG-29SMT
Russian Air Force September 2017 [92]
Mil
Mi-8AMTSh-V
337th Independent Helicopter Regiment September 2015 [96]
Mil
Mi-24P
337th Independent Helicopter Regiment September 2015 [96]
Mil
Mi-28N
16th Army Aviation Brigade March 2016 [97]
487th Independent Helicopter Regiment [97]
Mil
Mi-35M
55th Independent Helicopter Regiment December 2015 [97]
16th Army Aviation Brigade [97]
Kamov
Ka-52
55th Independent Helicopter Regiment March 2016 Unknown [98]
Aircraft type Unit From To Notes
Russian Air Force [97]
  • Tias
Aircraft type Unit From To Notes
Mil
Mi-24P
337th Independent Helicopter Regiment [97]

Turkey[edit | edit source]

Aircraft type Unit From To Notes
Lockeed
HC-130J Combat King II
1st Expeditionary Rescue Group October 2015
Sikorsky
HH-60G Pave Hawk
1st Expeditionary Rescue Group October 2015
Aircraft type Unit From To Notes
Airbus
A310-304 MRTT
German Air Force December 2015[46] July 2017[46] [99]
Boeing
KC-135 Stratotanker
22d Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron [100]
Fairchild Republic
A-10C Thunderbolt II
23d Fighter Group = 74 EFS October 2015[101] March 2016 [102]
124th Fighter Wing = 190 EFS March 2016 October 2016
355th Fighter Wing = 354 EFS October 2016 July 2017 [103]
23d Fighter Group = 74 EFS July 2017 January 2018 [104]
General Dynamics
F-16AM/BM Fighting Falcon
Eskadrille 727 15 June 2016 [105]
Eskadrille 730 15 June 2016 [105]
General Dynamics
F-16C Fighting Falcon
31st Fighter Wing = 510 EFS August 2015 October 2015 [106][107]
McDonnell Douglas
F-15C Eagle
48th Fighter Wing = 493 EFS November 2015[108] December 2015[109] [110]
McDonnell Douglas
F-15E Strike Eagle
48th Fighter Wing = 492 EFS November 2015 [111] December 2015 [109]
McDonnell Douglas
F-15S Strike Eagle
No. 3 Wing RSAF = No. 92 Squadron RSAF February 2016[112]
Northrop Grumman
EA-6B Prowler
Marine Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 4 (VMAQ-4) April 2016 October 2016 [113][114]
VMAQ-2 October 2016 [115]
Panavia
Tornado IDS/ECR
German Air Force January 2016[116] July 2017[117] [99]
Aircraft type Unit From To Notes
Boeing
E-3 Sentry
NATO E-3A Component October 2016 [118]

United Arab Emirates[edit | edit source]

Aircraft type Unit From To Notes
Dassault
Rafale
French Air Force September 2014 [47]
Dassault
Atlantique 2[47]
Flottille 21F (FNA) September 2014
Flottille 23F FNA September 2014
Boeing
C-135FR Stratotanker[47]
French Air Force September 2014
Lockheed
U-2S
99th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron
Lockheed Martin
F-22A Raptor.[50]
1st Fighter Wing = 27 EFS Spring 2014[83] October 2014 [87]
325th Fighter Wing October 2014[87] April 2015
1st Fighter Wing = 94 EFS April 2015 October 2015 [119][120]
192d Fighter Wing = 149 EFS April 2015 October 2015 [119][120]
15th Wing = 19 EFS October 2015 April 2016 [121]
3d Wing = 90 EFS April 2016 [121]
McDonnell Douglas
F-15E Strike Eagle
48th Fighter Wing = 494 EFS May 2015 October 2015 [50][122]
366th Fighter Wing = 391st EFS October 2015 April 2016
4th Fighter Wing = 335 EFS April 2016 October 2016
366th Fighter Wing = 389th EFS October 2016 April 2017 [123][124]
McDonnell Douglas
KC-10 Extender
908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron
Northrop Grumman
RQ-4 Global Hawk
[125]
Aircraft type Unit From To Notes
Airbus
KC-30A
No. 33 Squadron RAAF October 2014 [126]
Boeing
E-7A Wedgetail
No. 2 Squadron RAAF October 2014 [126]
Boeing
F/A-18F Super Hornet
No. 1 Squadron RAAF September 2014 March 2015 [127]
No. 6 Squadron RAAF September 2014 [128]
McDonnell Douglas
F/A-18A Hornet
No. 75 Squadron RAAF January 2015 [129]

Akrotiri and Dhekelia (UK)[edit | edit source]

Aircraft type Unit From To Notes
Airbus
Atlas C.1
No. 70 Squadron RAF [130]
Airbus
Voyager KC.2/KC.3
No. 10 Squadron RAF [64][131][132]
No. 101 Squadron RAF
Boeing
C-17A Globemaster III
No. 99 Squadron RAF [133]
Boeing
Chinook HC.4[134][135]
No. 7 Squadron RAF 2014 2014
No. 18 Squadron RAF 2014 2014
No. 27 Squadron RAF 2014 2014
Boeing
Sentry AEW.1
No. 8 Squadron RAF[136][137]
Beechcraft
Shadow R.1
No. 14 Squadron RAF[138]
Eurofighter
Typhoon FGR.4
No. 1 Squadron RAF December 2015 February 2016 [139][140]
No. 2 Squadron RAF December 2015 January 2016
No. 6 Squadron RAF December 2015 March 2016
No. 1 Squadron RAF February 2017 Unknown
No. 2 Squadron RAF September 2017 Unknown
No. 6 Squadron RAF 2018 [141]
Panavia
Tornado GR.4[142][143]
(Pooled asset)
No. 2 Squadron RAF August 2014[144] 2015
No. 9 Squadron RAF August 2014
No. 12 Squadron RAF January 2015[145]
No. 31 Squadron RAF August 2014
Lockheed
Hercules C.5[64][146]
(Pooled asset)
No. 30 Squadron RAF
No. 47 Squadron RAF
Raytheon
Sentinel R.1
No. 5 Squadron RAF 2015
2018
August 2017
Current
[82][147]

See also[edit | edit source]

Commander headquarters of ongoing operations:

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