Bab al-Mandab, Yemen
9 February 2024

CENTCOM reported carrying out “self-defence strikes against two mobile unmanned surface vehicles (USV), four mobile anti-ship cruise missiles and one mobile land attack cruise missile (LACM) that were prepared to launch against ships in the Red Sea... in Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen”. The following day, the U.S. targeted an additional “two unmanned surface vessels... and three mobile anti-ship cruise missiles (ASCM) north of Al Hodeida, Yemen, that were prepared to launch”.

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