US Libya bombing strike costs over $8.8 million
(January 19)Two US Air Force B-2 Spirit stealth bombers carried out airstrikes on Islamic State camps approximately 28 miles southewest of Sirte. The US was involved in air strikes in the Sirte offensive starting August 22 last year.
|Operation Odyssey Lightning ended with the liberation of Sirte on December 19 after having carried out 495 airstrikes. However, the US has launched other bombing missions on terrorists in Libya when it has seen an opportunity to do so.|