YEMEN Press Agency

Yemeni deterrence balance operations represent painful military strikes against enemy

SANAA, Sept. 04 (YPA) – Seven deterrence operations that have been carried out by the Yemeni armed forces on the most importance of the Saudi military and economic targets since the beginning of the war on Yemen in 2015.

In a report published by Yemen Press Agency, these operations have led to Saudi military and economic effects, as well as painful psychological impacts and defeat that the coalition forces suffer from.

First Deterrence Balance Operation:

On August 17, 2019, the Yemeni Armed Forces spokesman, Brigadier General Yahya Sarie, announced the largest offensive drone operation targeting Aramco’s Shaybah oilfield and refinery in the east of the Kingdom with 10 drones.

2nd Second Balance Operation of Deterrence:

On September 14, 2019, Brigadier General Yahiya Sarie announced in a news statement the missile forces targeted Abqaiq and Khurais oil refineries belonging to Saudi Aramco with 10 drones.

He stressed that the attack hit its target accurately.

Third Deterrence Balance Operation:

On February 21, 2020, the Yemeni forces carried out a qualitative operation that targeted Aramco and other sensitive targets in Yanbu province with 12 Sammad 3 drones, two Quds-winged missile, and a long-range Zulfiqar ballistic missile.

At the time, Brigadier General Sarie called the operation “The Third Balance of Deterrence Operation,” stressing that it is a natural and legitimate response to the coalition’s crimes.

4th Deterrence Balance Operation:

On June 23, 2020, the forces of Sanaa launched a large number of ballistic and winged missiles and drones on sensitive targets in the capital of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh.

In a statement issued by the Yemeni armed forces confirmed that the operation destroyed the Ministry of Defense and Intelligence, Salman Air Base and military sites in Riyadh, Jizan and Najran, which was carried out with a large number of ballistic and winged missiles, Quds, Zulfiqar, as well as several drones.

5th Balance Operation of Deterrence:

On February 28, 2021, the operation hit several sensitive sites in Riyadh with a “Zulfiqar” ballistic missile and 15 drones, including 9 Sammad-3 aircraft.

According to the Yemeni army spokesman, Brigadier General Yahya Sarie, 6 Qasef 2K drones attacked also military targets in Abha airport and Khamis Mushayt.

Sixth Deterrence Balance Operation:

On March 7, 2021, the operation targeted the largest oil port in Saudi Arabia, in a joint offensive operation on the Saudi depth with 14 drones and 8 ballistic missiles, including 10 Sammad-3 drones and the Zulfiqar missile.

Brigadier General Yahiya Sarie, the spokesman of the Yemeni army, the attack targeted Aramco in the port of Ras Tanura, and other military targets in the Dammam region, as well as 4 Qasef 2K drones and 7 Badr missiles hit other military sites in Asir and Jizan provinces.

7th Operation Balanced Deterrence:

On September 05, 2021, the spokesman of the Yemeni army, Brigadier General Yahiya Sarie, announced an offensive operation was carried out against military bases in the Saudi depth.

He confirmed that the operation targeted Aramco facilities in Ras al-Tanura of Dammam region, eastern Saudi Arabia, with 8 Sammad 3 drones and a Zulfiqar ballistic missile, in addition to five Badr ballistic missiles and 2 drones hit Aramco facilities in the areas of Jeddah, Jizan and Najran.

The spokesman affirmed that the operation achieved its targets successfully.