US, British and French assets involved in strike on Syrian targets
Here's a look at U.S., British and French assets involved in the strike on the Syrian chemical weapons program.
USS Monterey, Ticonderoga-class cruiser – fired 30 Tomahawk land attack cruise missiles from the Red Sea USS Higgins, Arleigh Burke-class destroyer – fired 23 Tomahawks from north Persian Gulf USS Laboon, Arleigh Burke-class destroyer – fired 7 Tomahawks from Red Sea USS John Warner, Virginia-class attack submarine – fired 6 Tomahawks from eastern Mediterranean SeaFrench ship:
Languedoc, Aquitaine-class frigate – fired 3 Naval SCALP General Purpose Long Range Standoff Cruise Missiles
2 B-1 Lancer bombers, 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron – fired 19 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff MissilesBritish aircraft:
Typhoon fighter-bomber and Tornado fighters – fired 8 Storm Shadow Long-range air-to-surface missilesFrench aircraft: