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Unmanned Surface Vessels and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Destroyed, Red Sea
Issued: 3 days, 10 hours ago
Date Reference Region Category Aggressors Source
11 Jul 2024 - 00:01 CWD Notification 007- (Jul 24) Indian Ocean OSINT MILITANTS Open source
Open-source reports state that in the past 24 hours, U.S. Central Command forces have successfully destroyed five Houthi Unmanned Surface Vessels in the Red Sea and two Unmanned Aerial Vehicles over the Red Sea (exact time and position not specified). U.S. Central Command forces have also successfully destroyed one Unmanned Surface Vessel in a Houthi controlled area of Yemen. It was determined that these Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Unmanned Surface Vehicles presented an imminent threat to U.S. Forces, Coalition Forces, and merchant vessels in the region.

Suspicious approach on a vessel in Bab El Mandeb

The UKMTO have received a report of an incident in the vicinity of the Bab El Mandeb, approximately 50nm Northwest of Mokha, Yemen (exact location …

Hijacking on a vessel, Arabian Sea

The UKMTO have received a report of an incident in a location 383nm East-southeast of Socotra. The authorities are currently investigating. UPDATE 1: The UKMTO …

Incident involving a container vessel, Bab El Mandeb

The UKMTO have been made aware of an incident in the vicinity of the Bab El Mandeb. UPDATE 1: The UKMTO have received a report …

Irregular Activity, Red Sea

The UKMTO have been informed by the Master of a vessel, that an entity declaring itself to be the Yemeni Navy ordered the vessel to …

Irregular activity South of Al Duqm, Oman

The UKMTO have received a report of an incident 90nm South of Al Duqm, Oman (exact location not specified). The authorities are currently investigating. Vessels …

Vessel approached, Red Sea

Open-source reports state that a Malta-Flagged bulk carrier was approached whilst underway 50nm West of Hodeidah, Yemen. The approach is reported to have occurred following …

Attack on a vessel, Red Sea

It has been reported by the UKMTO that an incident occurred, 50nm West of Hodeidah, Yemen. Further confirmed information has been received stating that two …

MDAT-GoG issue warning over increased threat of Piracy, Gulf of Guinea

The MDAT-GoG have released a notice stating that they are aware of a Piracy Action Group currently operating in the Zone D Area of the …

Irregular activity, Red Sea

The UKMTO have been informed by the Master of a vessel, that an entity declaring itself to be the Yemeni Navy ordered the vessel to …

Attack on a tanker near the Bab El Mandeb, Red Sea

The UKMTO have received a report of an incident in the vicinity of the Bab El Mandeb, 15nm West of Mokha, Yemen. The authorities are …

French Frigate shoots an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, Red Sea

Open source reports that the French frigate Languedoc shot an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle in the Red Sea approximately 15 nautical miles West of Mokha, Yemen …

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Activity, Red Sea

It has been reported by the master of a Marshall Island flagged cargo vessel whilst underway that 3 Unmanned Ariel Vehicles (UAV) were spotted circling …

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Activity, Red Sea

The Master of a Singapore-flagged vehicle carrier reported an incident involving two Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) whilst underway approximately 67nm West of Hodeidah, Yemen. One …

French Frigate shoots down two Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Red Sea

Open source reports that the French frigate Languedoc shot down two Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in the Red Sea approximately 68 miles West of Hodeidah (exact …

Irregular Activity, Red Sea

It has been reported that a Panama flagged tanker whilst underway 60nm Northwest of Hodeidah, Yemen, was called on VHF channel 16 by persons purporting …

Irregular activity, Red Sea

The UKMTO have been informed by the Master of a vessel, that an entity declaring itself to be the Yemeni authorities ordered the vessel to …

Robbery on a Bulk Carrier off Pulau Karimun, Indonesia

It has been reported that whilst underway off Pulau Karimun, the 3rd Engineer of a Bulk Carrier discovered that engine spares were missing from the …

Warship shoots down drone, Red Sea

It has been reported that an aerial drone was spotted loitering 49nm Southwest of Hodeidah, Yemen. The Report states that the drone was shot down …

Tankers seized by Iranian Forces, Persian Gulf

Open-source reports state that the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corp seized two oil tankers South of Abu Musa Island in the Persian Gulf (exact time …

UKMTO Notice - Military Live Firing Exercise, Pakistan Coastline

It has been reported by the UKMTO that live weapon firing will be conducted on the 6th and 7th of December 2023. Safety range: 14000 …

UKMTO Warning - Uncrewed Aerial System Attack, Red Sea

The UKMTO have received a report of an attack by Uncrewed Aerial Systems from the Master of a vessel. UPDATE 1: Further information has been …