Israel: Hizbullah Has Tripled Its Land-to-Sea Missile Arsenal

[Ha'aretz] Barak Ravid - Hizbullah has tripled its arsenal of C-802 land-to-sea missiles and has rehabilitated its strength north of the Litani River, according to information handed over by Israel to the UN and published in a UN report. During the war, a C-802 missile struck the INS Hanit off the Lebanese coast, killing four naval servicemen. The report states that Hizbullah's long-range missile teams are deployed north of the Litani River, and that "most of the new missiles include [the Iranian-made] Zelzal and Fajr missiles that have a range of over 250 kilometers and are capable of hitting areas south of Tel Aviv." Hizbullah also has established an anti-aircraft unit armed with surface-to-air missiles.

2007-10-31 01:00:00

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