A German frigate mistakenly attacked a NATO drone 20:45

The German frigate Hesse mistakenly attacked a NATO ally US unmanned aerial vehicle in the Red Sea. This was reported by Strip.

It was reported that the MQ-9 drone moved without a transponder to detect whether it was “friend or foe”, and representatives of the US’s allied countries were not informed about the movement. The incident occurred after a German frigate repelled the Houthis’ attack for the first time since the start of operations in the Red Sea and shot down two unmanned aerial vehicles belonging to the group.

“A little later the frigate <...> “We unintentionally attacked an allied country’s unmanned aerial vehicle,” he said. RT Words of German Ministry of Defense Spokesperson Michael Stempfle.

Before that USA was shot Five Houthi UAVs in the Red Sea.

Amid the war between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, Yemen’s Houthi rebels began attacking commercial and military ships in the Red Sea in early October 2023. Unmanned aerial vehicles and missiles are used for these purposes.

Houthis allegationHe said they only target ships calling at Israeli ports or ships whose owners have ties to Israel. However, their actions began to interfere with international shipping.

A number of companies announcedHe said that they will no longer send their ships through the Bab el-Mandeb Strait, which connects the Gulf of Aden to the Red Sea and is an important shipping route for the world.

On the night of January 12, 2024, with the support of the USA and the UK, the Netherlands, Canada, Australia and Bahrain. applied Major attacks were carried out on Houthi targets in Yemen. US President Joe Biden named This move is a direct response to Houthi attacks on foreign ships.

Previously in Iran warnedThey are not afraid of war with the USA.

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Source: Gazeta

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