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  • U.S. says its destroyer shot down 14 drones in Red Sea launched from Yemen

    12/16/2023 11:26:08 PM PST · by McGruff · 38 replies
    CBS News ^ | December 16, 2023
    An American destroyer on Saturday shot down more than a dozen drones in the Red Sea launched from Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen, the U.S. Central Command said. "The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS CARNEY... operating in the Red Sea, successfully engaged 14 unmanned aerial systems launched as a drone wave from Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen," CENTCOM said social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter. The aerial vehicles were "assessed to be one-way attack drones and were shot down with no damage to ships in the area or reported injuries," according to the statement.
  • The Pentagon says a US warship and multiple commercial ships have come under attack in the Red Sea

    12/03/2023 8:26:11 AM PST · by McGruff · 116 replies
    AP via MSN ^ | Dec 3, 2023
    An American warship and multiple commercial ships came under attack Sunday in the Red Sea, the Pentagon said, potentially marking a major escalation in a series of maritime attacks in the Mideast linked to the Israel-Hamas war. “We’re aware of reports regarding attacks on the USS Carney and commercial vessels in the Red Sea and will provide information as it becomes available,” the Pentagon said. The British military earlier said there had been a suspected drone attack and explosions in the Red Sea, without elaborating.
  • First on CNN: US Navy warship near Yemen intercepts multiple missiles, US officials say

    10/19/2023 11:51:49 AM PDT · by winoneforthegipper · 113 replies
    CNN ^ | 10/19/2023 | CNN
    A US Navy warship operating in the Middle East intercepted multiple projectiles near the coast of Yemen on Thursday, two US officials told CNN. One of the officials said the missiles were fired by Iranian-backed Houthi militants, who are engaged in an ongoing conflict in Yemen. Approximately 2-3 missiles were intercepted, according to the second official. The officials said it was unclear what the missiles were targeting. It’s possible the missiles were fired at the USS Carney or launched towards another target.
  • USS Carney Shoots Down Missiles, Drones Fired From Yemen

    10/19/2023 6:13:12 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 18 replies
    The Drive - The War Zone ^ | 19 Oct 2023 | Joseph Tevithick
    The U.S. Navy's Arleigh Burke class destroyer USS Carney shot down a trio of land-attack cruise missiles and multiple drones launched by Iranian-backed Houthi militants in Yemen earlier today. The Houthis are among the groups that have threatened retaliation against Israel, as well as the United States, over ongoing operations targeting groups in the Gaza Strip. Air Force Brig. Gen. Patrick Ryder, the Pentagon's top spokesman, confirmed the interceptions and said the Houthi attacks may still be "ongoing" at a press conference today. CNN had been the first to report the incident citing unnamed U.S. officials. "The crew of the...
  • Report: U.S.S. Carney Intercepts Missiles Fired by Iran-backed Houthis near Yemen

    10/19/2023 2:40:00 PM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 14 replies
    breitbart ^ | 10/19/23 | Joel Pollack
    Iranian-backed Houthi rebels fired missiles Wednesday at the U.S.S. Carney off the coast of Yemen, according to news reports.