WASHINGTON Oct 12 The Pentagon said it would
respond "at the appropriate time and in the appropriate manner"
after a new, attempted missile attack on a U.S. Navy destroyer
off the coast of Yemen on Wednesday, the second such incident in
Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said the USS Mason detected at
least one missile launched from Houthi-controlled territory near
Al Hudaydah, Yemen.
"The ship employed defensive countermeasures, and the
missile did not reach USS Mason," Cook said in a statement.
(Reporting by Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali; Editing by Chris