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Yemen. US warplanes and a coalition ship shot down five Houthi attack drones in the Red Sea

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US Central Command (CENTCOM) reported that on February 27, US aircraft and a coalition ship shot down five attack drones flying from Yemen in the Red Sea. On Tuesday, dpa reported that the German frigate “Hessen”, taking part in the EU military mission Aspides, shot down two Houthi drones that day.

Central Command USA (CENTCOM) reported that on Tuesday, American aircraft and a coalition ship shot down five unidirectional attack drones in the Red Sea that came from areas controlled by Houthis In Yemen.

The drones “posed a direct threat to commercial ships, U.S. Navy and coalition ships in the region,” CENTCOM said in a statement Wednesday.

On Tuesday, dpa reported that the German frigate Hessen, taking part in the EU Aspides military mission, shot down two Houthi drones.

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Houthis attack ships in the Red Sea

On Wednesday, the UK Maritime Trade Operations Center (UKMTO), which oversees shipping in the Middle East, said the Houthis had attacked with a missile a Marschal Islands-flagged bulk carrier owned by Greece.

The rocket exploded several miles from the ship’s bow. “The crew and vessel are deemed safe and are proceeding to the next port,” the UKMTO said.

Main photo source: twitter.com/CENTCOM





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