USS Mason Attacked Again by Houthi Cruise Missiles

The USS Mason was again targeted by coastal defense cruise missiles launched from Houthi controlled territory inside of Yemen late Saturday night local time. The Mason launched defensive countermeasures, potentially including defensive missiles, and was not struck two U.S. officials said. Initial reports suggest that one incoming missile was intercepted while the other fell into the sea, though post-event assessment will be required to confirm.

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Missile Defense Project, "USS Mason Attacked Again by Houthi Cruise Missiles," Missile Threat, Center for Strategic and International Studies, October 17, 2016, last modified June 15, 2018,