Houthis launch USV with explosives in Red Sea, U.S. military says

By Abby Shepherd / January 4, 2024 at 4:29 PM
An unmanned surface vessel detonated in international shipping lanes in the Red Sea this morning, according to the U.S. military -- the latest in a series of attacks from Houthi rebels based in Yemen on U.S. warships and multinational commercial vessels. No ships were hit, nor were there any casualties, Vice Adm. Brad Cooper, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, told reporters today. Yet, the introduction of a one-way attack USV is concerning, he said. “The USV itself was...

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