In the statement made by the US Central Command (CENTCOM), it was stated that 1 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and 1 unmanned naval vehicle (UUV) were destroyed in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, and 2 anti-ship missiles launched by the Houthis fell into the sea without reaching their target.
The statement added that a drone was shot down over the Gulf of Aden at around 05.00 local time, and that there was no loss of life or property in the incident.
At 10:30 local time, an explosive unmanned naval vehicle (UUV) belonging to the Houthis was destroyed, the statement said, adding that the UUV was heading towards the international shipping lane and posed an imminent threat to commercial vessels and US Navy ships in the region. No loss of life or property was reported.
At around 12:45 local time, two anti-ship missiles were launched from the Houthi-controlled areas to the Liberian-flagged cargo ship KOI, probably in the Red Sea, the statement said, adding that the missiles did not hit the ship and fell into the water. It was announced that there was no loss of life and property in the incident.
"US Central Command's actions will protect freedom of navigation and make international waters safer and more secure for US Navy ships and commercial vessels," the statement said.