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Press Release | Jan. 31, 2024

Houthi Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile and Iranian UAVs Shot Down in Gulf of Aden


Jan. 31, 2024
Release Number 20240131 – 02

TAMPA, Fla. - On Jan. 31, at approximately 8:30 p.m. (Sanaa time), Iranian-backed Houthi militants fired one anti-ship ballistic missile from Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen toward the Gulf of Aden. The missile was successfully shot down by the USS Carney (DDG 64). At 9:10 p.m., the USS Carney engaged and shot down three Iranian UAVs in its vicinity. There were no injuries or damage reported.