S Delta Force will be providing supplies to British and French forces fighting against ISIS in northern Iraq, a Pentagon spokesman said Thursday.
A total of four cargo vehicles and a transport plane will be used to bring supplies to troops and equipment in the country of 5.3 million people, Lt.
Col. Brian Lutz said in a statement.
The U.N. peacekeeping mission, known as UNMISS, is expected to deploy about 15,000 troops to Iraq as soon as next week, according to the spokesman.
British troops are expected to assist with the U.C.B.I. training mission.
The U and C.
I. are also participating in joint air and ground operations against the Islamic State.
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