From The Drive:
The end of February, Yemen’s army (Houthi rebels) unveiled drones they claimed to be domestically made.
But according to this news report today, Iran is smuggling drones into Yemen to Houthi rebels. Six Qasef-1 drones were captured along a route through Oman last October and another one recovered after an attack in February. These missiles are designed to attack the Saudi-led coalition’s missile batteries. After examining these drones, it was concluded they were smuggled from Iran.
The use of robotic weapons by Houthi rebels is not new. A successful attack on a Saudi frigate was performed by a remote controlled boat—which also had Iranian origins. In fact, Iran has developed drones specifically for such a purpose.