According to NBC News TV channel, the Pentagon has spent about $ 1 billion on the fight against the militants of the "Islamic State" terrorist group in Syria and Iraq.
The US Ministry Defense published information showing that every day since June 16 Americans spent $ 7.5 million on the campaign against the Islamists. This very day Washington started sending military experts to Iraq for giving consulting assistance to the national armed forces. Since August 8, when the air bombardment stated, the United States have spent $ 10 million a day.
One Tomahawk missile launch cost the US budget $ 1 million. According to the American TV channel, during the first day of shelling the Syrian territory there were released 47 Tomahawk missiles.
During the operation of the international coalition the United States have carried out about 200 air strikes at Iraq and together with the Middle East allies – more than 60 attacks at the Syrian territory.
The US military action against the "Islamic state" in Iraq began on August 8. September 23, the United States began to carry out air strikes at the militant positions in Syria.
Earlier, on Tuesday it was reported that the IS militants have attacked the city on the Turkish-Syrian border.