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Coalition strikes in Afghanistan: October 7, 2001
Chronology
  Attack detail |  Bases    
Military equipment used in the above attacks

The first strikes:
2 B-2 Spirit bombers flew from Whiteman AFB in Missouri, dropped satellite-guided bombs and flew to the British base at Diego Garcia, in the Indian Ocean

B-1 Lancer and B-52 Stratofortress bombers flew from Diego Garcia

25 strike aircraft flew from two US aircraft carriers, USS Carl Vinson and USS Enterprise

50 Tomahawk cruise missiles fired from 4 surface ships and 2 submarines

Surface ships:
USS Philippine Sea (cruiser)
USS O'Brien (destroyer)
USS John Paul Jones (guided missile destroyer)
USS McFaul (guided missile destroyer)

Submarines:
USS Providence
HMS Trafalgar (British)

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Note: Attacks are catagorized by the date each series of raids began, even if they may have carried over into the early morning hours of the next day. In other words, an attack that began on the evening of October 7 would be called an October 7 attack, even if it continued into the predawn hours of October 8.




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