The Yemeni army spokesman, Brigadier General Yahya Sare’e revealed on Sunday the statistics of the military operations carried out by the Armed Forces during the year 2021.
Brigadier General Yahya Sare’e pointed out that the Armed Forces has strengthened its military position within a comprehensive strategy based on several tracks, foremost of which is the liberation of more areas and the defeat of US-Saudi aggression and mercenaries.
He explained that the year 2020 and 2021 were transitions to qualitative offensive operations that led to the liberation of large areas of our country and the infliction of several losses on the enemy.
Sare’e stressed that the Yemeni military clearly confirmed its great ability to confront the coalition of aggression, despite the big difference in material and armament capabilities
Armed Forces Operations
Brigadier-General Sare’e confirmed that the Armed Forces responded to the US-Saudi military escalation, carrying out 194 qualitative defensive operations, and 382 retaliatory operations, during 2021.
He indicated that the operations included, Al-Nasr Al-Mubeen op which consists of three phases, Al-Bass Al-Shaded op, Fajr Al-Horiah op, Fajr Al-Entesar op, Rabe’e Al-Nasr which consists of two phases, and Fajr Al-Sahra’a operation.
The Army and the Popular Committees liberated vast areas estimated at 12,000 kilometers in Marib, Jawf, Bayda, Hodeidah and Shabwah governorates.
Engineering, Artillery, Snipers Units’ Operations
Brigadier General Sare’e revealed the achievements of the Ground Forces Units, which played a major role in the battle for freedom and independence during 2021 which carried out a large number of operations within their daily operational tasks.
The Engineering Unit carried out 5010 operations, including 3,375 targeting US-Saudi individuals, 1390 targeting all kinds of vehicles, and 245 targeting fortifications and barracks.
The Artillery Unit carried out 21,925 operations targeting US-Saudi fortifications, gatherings and mechanisms, including 283 joint operations with the Air Force, and 2,298 operations in which the unit used Zelzal-1 missiles.
Brigadier General Sare’e pointed out that these operations led to the killing and wounding of more than 1,527 enemy forces and the destruction of 276 armored vehicles, a military bulldozer, a tank, 32 different calibers, 3 thermal cameras, 5 stores, 3 communications networks belonging to the enemy.
“The sniper unit carried out 13,191 operations,” Brigadier General Sare’e added.
Air Defences’ Operations
The Air Defense Forces carried out over1025 operations that varied between shooting down aircraft, repelling and forcing coalition warplanes to leave airspaces of Yemen, the military spokesman said.
He explained that 22 Saudi drone planes were shot down (6 of the CH4 type, 12 of the Scan Eagle type, one of MQ9 type, two of Arque 20 type, and one of the Carial type), as well as two Emirati spy planes of the Wing Long 2 type and 64 various other small spy planes.
Missile Force Operations
The missile Force also carried out 440 operations through which the unit targeted sites, gatherings and military camps for US-Saudi mercenaries inside Yemen by 340 operations, and 100 other operations were carried out targeting enemy gatherings and facilities outside Yemen.
Brigadier General Sare’e affirmed that the Yemeni Rocketry Force is proceeding to develop its capabilities, in a way that contributes to strengthening its role in the battle for freedom and independence.
Air Force’s Operations
Brigadier-General Saree confirmed that the Air force carried out 4,497 operations, including 4,116 reconnaissance operations against enemy targets inside and outside Yemen.
He reiterated that the Air Force achieved, in a short period of time, several achievements at the level of the battle for freedom and independence.
Brigadier General Sare’e revealed that the joint operations between the Rocketry Force and the Air Force were four Balanced Deterrence operations, And other operations, the National Resilience Day operation, the 6th of Sha’ban, the 30th of Sha’ban and the 7th of December operations.
They also targeted Aramco, Najran Airport, sensitive targets in Najran, a military training camp in Al-Wadea’ah and the Duty Forces camp in Jizan in other joint operations.
In his press conference, Brigadier General Sare’e confirmed that the US-Saudi aggression continued to launch raids on Yemen, as well as to impose a siege, in addition to its attempt, through its various military formations, to impose its control and occupation of several areas.
He explained that the US-Saudi offensive attempts were not stopped, our forces thwarted 223 offensive attempts and foiled 166 infiltration attempts.
Sare’e stressed that the aggression launched 7100 air raids targeting several areas, killing and injuring civilians and destroying the infrastructure and property of citizens, explaining that the majority of these raids targeted Marib Governorate.