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Press Release | March 6, 2024

March 6 Red Sea Update


March 6, 2024
Release Number 20240306 – 02

TAMPA, Fla. – At approximately 7:14 p.m. (Sanaa Time) March 6, United States Central Command conducted self-defense strikes against two unmanned aerial vehicles in a Houthi controlled area of Yemen that presented an imminent threat to merchant vessels and U.S. Navy ships in the region.

These actions are taken to protect freedom of navigation and make international waters safer and more secure for U.S. Navy and merchant vessels.