Saada, Yemen
9 June 2024

CENTCOM reported that “Iranian-backed Houthis launched two anti-ship ballistic missiles (ASBM)… into the Gulf of Aden. One ASBM struck M/V Tavvishi, a Liberian-flagged, Swiss-owned and operated container ship. M/V Tavvishi reported damage but has continued underway. The second ASBM was successfully destroyed by a coalition ship”. The Houthis also “launched one ASBM and one anti-ship cruise missile (ASCM) into the Gulf of Aden. Both missiles struck M/V Norderney, an Antigua and Barbados-flagged, German-owned and operated cargo ship. M/V Norderney reported damage but has continued underway”. The same day, U.S. forces “destroyed one uncrewed aerial system (UAS) over the Gulf of Aden” and “destroyed two Houthi land attack cruise missiles (LACM) and one missile launcher in Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen”.

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