CENTCOM Says It Destroyed Houthis Missile Launchers, Shot Down Drones Launched From Yemen

CENTCOM Says It Destroyed Houthis Missile Launchers, Shot Down Drones Launched From Yemen

Click to see full-size image. (The U.S. Central Command)

The United States Central Command (CENTCOM) announced on May 30 that its forces had launched more strikes against areas controlled by the Houthis (Ansar Allah) in Yemen and intercepted drones launched by the Iranian-backed group.

In a statement, the command said it successfully destroyed two missile launchers in a Houthi-controlled area of Yemen on May 28. Nevertheless, it admitted that the group later in the day managed to launch two anti-ship ballistic missiles into the Red Sea.

“There were no injuries or damage reported by U.S., coalition, or commercial ships,” CENTCOM said.

The command also said that its forces successfully intercepted two drones launched from Houthi-controlled areas in Yemen over the Red Sea on May 29.

“It was determined these missiles and systems presented an imminent threat to U.S., coalition forces, and merchant vessels in the region,” CENTCOM said. “These actions are taken to protect freedom of navigation and make international waters safer and more secure.”

It’s worth noting that the Houthis announced on May 29 that they had launched attacks against six ships linked to Israel and the U.S. in the Red Sea, Arabian Sea and Mediterranean Sea. The group also claimed responsibility for the downing of an American-made MQ-9 Reaper combat drone over the central Yemen province of Ma’rib.

Since last November, the Houthi have attacked dozens of vessels affiliated with Israel or owned by the U.S. and the United Kingdom in the Red Sea, the Gulf of Aden, the Arabian Sea, the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea in response to the Israeli war and siege on the Palestinian enclave of Gaza Strip.

In addition, the group launched dozens of drones and missiles at the southernmost Israeli city of Eilat and shot down six American-made combat drones over Yemen and nearby waters.

The U.S. and the UK have carried out hundreds of strikes against Houthi-controlled areas in Yemen since January, killing and wounding dozens in the war-torn country in an attempt to deter the group and degrade its offensive capabilities, but to no avail.


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Denmark is Perfect

when will centcom find something it doesn’t want to kill in the name of freedom and democracy


ha-ha. soon centcom should have to choose freedom or democracy as biden said. so their targets list will be wider.

Icarus Tanović

but what if it wants to kyll only just the tiny little hooties?

can it do that?… oh, please please, let them kyll some mini hooty babies. they blow up so nice… lol

jens holm

we perfect moron pay 65% income tax–35% need mental health tx cuz we alcoholic

The Objective

at last, russia seems to be taking the steps i hoped they would take to end america’s global hegemony. russia has just recently signed an agreement with the sudanese military for a naval base in sudan. this is a good move as it will make it easier for russia to send loads of weapons to the houthis in yemen. saudi arabia tried to stop this agreement but failed. they know it means bad for them.

Icarus Tanović

you arrogant piece of syht.


the yanks were furious and have spent at least 3 years trying to stop it but the yanks’ influence is on the vane in africa and mbs knows on which side the breadbis buttered and so does sudan

Icarus Tanović

thats good news.

well, not for the little hooties.

they are so small…

Icarus Tanovic

you arrogant piece of shiit.

Dick Von D'Astard

when i first viewed picture of article, i thought the houthi’s had hit the arleigh burke ddg with a oniks or brahmos. maybe next time.

Last edited 1 month ago by Dick Von D'Astard

in my hillbilly american homeless camp we have biden subsidized fentanyl—we #1

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