Press Secretary of the US armed forces Colonel Ryan Dillon reported that American military advisers are involved in the operation to liberate the Syrian Raqqa.
According to him, we are talking primarily about commandos, who are advising and helping the militia of the democratic forces of the Syrian – Kurdish movement fighting against the «Islamic state».
Special forces are not directly involved in the fighting, but are under fire more than their operating in Mosul colleagues. In particular, they coordinate the actions of the air force.
Answering the question about the number of American soldiers, Ryan said, «We’re not talking about hundreds.» We will add that in total, Syria is approximately 500 American soldiers.
A us army spokesman also noted that ISIS is actively using the quadrocopter, are commercially available. They are included as guided bombs.