The US Central Command reported that between 10:00 AM and 5:20 PM on April 29, the Iranian-backed Houthis fired three anti-ship ballistic missiles and three UAVs from Yemen at the cargo ship Cyclades.

The ship, owned by a Greek company and sailing under the Maltese flag, continued its journey. Initial reports indicate that there were no casualties.

At 7:49 AM the same day, CENTCOM troops destroyed a Houthi unmanned aerial vehicle heading towards the US Navy ships Philippine Sea and Laboon in the Red Sea. There were no casualties or damage.

CENTCOM emphasizes that the purpose of American action is to ensure freedom of navigation and the safety of maritime transport.