USS Mason Shoots Down Houthi Drone and Missile

United States Central Command has reported that the guided missile destroyer USS MASON has successfully engaged a Houthi drone and missile fired into the Southern Red Sea. The announcement reads below:

“The USS MASON (DDG 87) shot down one drone and one anti-ship ballistic missile in the Southern Red Sea that were fired by the Houthis between 5:45 – 6: 10 p.m. (Sanaa time) on Dec. 28. There was no damage to any of the 18 ships in the area or reported injuries. This is the 22nd attempted attack by Houthis on international shipping since Oct. 19.”