Yemen: U.S. Central Command forces repel attack on USS Carney, destroy missiles and unmanned surface vessels

TAMPA, Fla. – On March 5, between the hours of 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. (Sanaa time), U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) forces shot down one anti-ship ballistic missile and three one-way attack unmanned aerial systems launched from Iranian-backed Houthi controlled Read More …

Houthi Lethal Underwater Drones Adds New Threat to Red Sea

Merchant ships and warships in the Red Sea have been under frequent attacks from anti-ship cruise missiles, anti-ship ballistic missiles, explosive surface drones, and aerial drones. Now a new threat has emerged from underwater. On Feb. 18, U.S. Central Command Read More …

U.S. Central Command forces intercepted Iranian weapons shipment intended for Houthis

TAMPA, Fla. – A U.S. Coast Guard cutter, forward deployed to the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) area of responsibility, seized advanced conventional weapons and other lethal aid originating in Iran and bound to Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen from a vessel Read More …

U.S. forces conducted self-defense strikes against Houthi explosive uncrewed surface vehicles

TAMPA, Fla. – On Feb. 5, at approximately 3:30 p.m. (Sanaa time), U.S. Central Command forces conducted a strike in self-defense against two Houthi explosive uncrewed surface vehicles (USV). U.S. forces identified the explosive USVs in Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen Read More …

Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Concludes Arctic Training Exercise Snow Crab Ex

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. – U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group 2 completed Snow Crab Exercise (Snow Crab Ex) 24-1 Feb. 4, 2024 following the departure of Navy EOD units and Navy Divers at Camp Ripley in Little Falls, Minnesota. Snow Read More …

Yemen: Houthis threaten more attacks against Western warships

Yemen’s Houthi militia has stated it plans more attacks on United States and British warships. The Iran-aligned group’s statement, released on Wednesday, said all US and British warships participating in “aggression” against Yemen are targets. The statement stoked concern over Read More …

US Navy intercepts missiles in Red Sea while escorting Maersk ships

The Maersk shipping company said explosions forced two ships operated by its US subsidiary and carrying US military supplies to turn around when they were transiting the Bab al-Mandab Strait off Yemen, accompanied by the US Navy. “While en route, Read More …

Yemen’s Houthis claim attack on ship in Red Sea as US confirms new strike

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility for a missile attack on a Malta-flagged cargo ship in the Red Sea as the United States says it has launched a new strike on Houthi targets amid soaring tensions around the key waterway. Read More …