Militants, suspected to be Houthi rebels, fired a ballistic missile from Yemen targeting Israel, as stated by U.S. officials. The missile was successfully intercepted by Israel’s Arrow air defense system. This system was co-developed by Israel and the U.S. The missile did not pose a threat to U.S. interests in the region.
- A medium-range ballistic missile, believed to be launched by Houthi rebels, was fired from Yemen towards Israel.
- Israel’s Arrow air defense system, a collaboration between Israel and the U.S., intercepted the missile.
- The missile was confirmed to be a surface-to-surface missile launched from the direction of the Red Sea.
- The missile’s origin in Yemen was not specified by the Israel Defense Forces.
- U.S. officials confirmed the missile did not threaten U.S. Navy ships or personnel in the Red Sea region.