On Thursday night, over 100 weapons struck 60 targets in 16 Houthi rebel areas across Yemen. The scope of the strike on 16 different areas tells me that U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) has been watching the Houthis and developing targets for months. At the center of the action was the F/A-18EF Superhornet. The Superhornets carry advanced weapons like the satellite-guided Joint Direct Attack Munition or JDAM and the Joint Standoff weapon, a glide bomb that can hit targets from outside some air defense zones. Both weapons are just right for taking out the fixed target sites where the Houthis ready the lethal drones and missiles supplied by Iran. I have written more on this subject here.
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