Saada, Yemen
31 January 2024

CENTCOM announced that U.S. “forces struck and destroyed a Houthi surface-to-air missile prepared to launch. U.S. forces identified the missile in Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen and determined that it presented an imminent threat to U.S. aircraft”. Later, the USS Carney shot down a Houthi “anti-ship ballistic missile… [fired] toward the Gulf of Aden” and “three Iranian UAVs in its vicinity”.

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