Shocking moments in the Red Sea! German warship fired a missile at a US UAV

Shocking moments in the Red Sea!  German warship fired a missile at a US UAV


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The mistake made by the German frigate Hessen in the Red Sea was revealed.

The German warship Hessen shot down kamikaze drones fired by the Houthis for the first time on Wednesday, thus bringing the Berlin administration into the equation in the unnamed war.

Shocking moments in the Red Sea German warship fired a missile at a US UAV

German media wrote that the Hessian frigate almost accidentally shot down a US army MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle in the Red Sea.

Detecting an unmanned aerial vehicle in the sky, the Hessian warship could not determine who the drone belonged to and immediately opened fire. German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius said that the target could not be hit. Der Spiegel magazine, which wrote that two missiles were fired at the drone in the sky, noted that it was soon understood that the unmanned aerial vehicle belonged to the USA.

German media also added that the US did not inform its allies that it was flying MQ-9 Reaper drones in the region. Speaking to Spiegel, German military officials think that the ‘friendly fire’ incident shows that coordination between allied elements patrolling the Red Sea needs to be improved. The Hessian frigate, known for its air defense systems, uses SM-2 class Block IIIA missiles, which are no longer produced. Noting that the stocks on the ship are expected to run out, military analysts state that the problem was not noticed until Hesse encountered a real-world situation.

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