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Thursday, November 12, 2015

Hezbollah has 150,000 missiles pointed at Israel

An updated Israeli security assessment has placed the missile arsenal of Hezbollah, the Iranian Shi'ite terror proxy in Lebanon, as much higher than the previously thought 100,000 rockets - which was already roughly ten times more than those in Hamas's possession.

According to the new figures, Hezbollah has no fewer than 150,000 rockets aimed at Israel, reports Walla on Thursday.
A majority of the missiles are short-range, but the arsenal includes a large number of the long-range variety as well, and many Iranian rockets from Hezbollah's backers in Tehran.

It appears that Hezbollah is continuing to obtain ground-to-air rockets of the SA-17 and SA-22 type, as well as Yakhont (P-800 Oniks) supersonic cruise missiles, according to the assessment. (READ MORE)