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Iran Briefly Seizes US Red Sea Naval Drones, State TV Says

A Saildrone Explorer unmanned surface vessel in the Red Sea in April 21, 2022. 

A Saildrone Explorer unmanned surface vessel in the Red Sea in April 21, 2022. 

Photographer: Cpl. DeAndre Dawkins/US Navy

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Iran seized and then released two US sea drones on Thursday it said had been endangering safe navigation in international waters of the Red Sea, state TV reported.