On January 30, the Houthis (Ansar Allah) announced that they had shot down a US-made Boeing Insitu ScanEagle drone over the central Yemeni province of Ma’rib.
In a statement, Brig. Gen. Yahya Sari, a spokesman for the Yemeni group, said that the drone was shot down with a “suitable weapon” over the district of al-Jubah.
The drone was of the ScanEagle 2 variant which has a top speed of 148 kilometers and an endurance of more than 16 hours. The ScanEagle 2 mainly used for reconnaissance missions. It is equipped with a day and night capable sensor, a fully digital video system and an advanced navigation system.
This was the first ScanEagle drone to be shot down by the Houthis in 2022. Last year, the group shot down a total of eight drones of this type over Ma’rib.
A few hours after shooting down the drone, the Houthis announced that they had targeted a large gathering of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)-backed Giants Brigades in the district of Usaylan in the Yemeni province of Shabwah with a ballistic missile.
“The targeting resulted in the death and injury of large numbers of them [UAE-backed fighters], and the destruction and burning of five vehicles,” Brig. Gen. Sari said in a statement.
Yemeni news sources claimed that the Houthis’ missile struck a market in the town of al-Nukub, wounding a number of people.
This was the Houthis’ third missile strike on Saudi-led coalition proxies in less than a week. On January 26, a ballistic missile launched by the group hit the provincial capital of Ma’rib. On January 28, the group targeted a large gathering of UAE-backed forces in Usaylan with a ballistic missile.
The Houthis’ recent strikes are meant to deter the Saudi-led coalition and its proxies who escalated their ground operations in central Yemen in the last few weeks.
atleast 2000 midget brigade lackeys died already during the last weeks and the uae is getting hit nearly daily
why did the zionists and uae think that they could do something with a few thousands of radical monkeys which al saud usa britain and co couldnt do for years with 100000s of their pawns its not as if the heavy equipment and heavy training and money spend on this midget brigade made them less vulnerable against missiles these idiots who are fighting the resistance are just as wasteful as it can get in all aspects concerning
Yet another message to the perfumed princes; get your $hit together and get out. This includes Socotra.
Good. I hope they capture and castrate the emirati dune coon shitskin ragheads next.