US Central Command: New Houthi attack in the Red Sea
The US Central Command claimed that the USS Mason shot down a drone and an anti-ship ballistic missile launched by the Al-Houthis in the southern Red Sea between 5:45 and 6:10 PM (Sana’a time) on December 28.
Follow up – Al-Khabar Al-Yemeni:
None of the 18 ships in the area were damaged, and no injuries were reported, according to the US Navy.
Sana’a didn’t issue any comment regarding the operation.
The American media reported the high cost incurred by the US to shoot down low-cost drones. Each missile costs $2.5 million to shoot down a drone valued at $2,000, and often multiple missiles are fired to intercept a single drone.