- United States delivers the first batch of F-16 fighter jets to Iraq
- Fighter jets to be employed in fighting against the ISIL Takfiri terrorists
- Iraq Forces launches assault on ISIL to retake Anbar amid fierce resistance from the insurgents
- Also fighting to intensify around the provincial capital Ramadi captured by ISIL militants two months ago
US have been training Iraq pilots for some years and Monday the pilots landed the 1st batch of F-16s in Iraq.
The first batch of four jets were delivered to the Iraq military at the Balad air base ready to be employed on the ongoing fight against ISIL Takfiri terrorists.
US will help Iraq government prevent the jets from falling into the hands of terrorists.
F-16 fighter jets are different and ISIL has no airforce capability or ability to fly advanced fighter aircraft.
Summary & Forecast
ISIL continues waging terrorism activities in Iraq capturing some of major cities and areas.
Iraq government determined to win the war against ISIL Takfiri terrorists and retake the major cities such as of Mosul, Anbar province and city of Ramadi.
Iraq ordered 36 F-16 fighter jets to boost on their airstrikes capability as the war against the militants intensifies.
Fighter aircrafts are worth $65 million. The jets to be delivered in batches for security concerns that ISIL might overrun Balad located about 45 miles from Baghdad.
The ISIL group started its terrorist activities in Iraq in early June 2014.