Hizbullah Seeks Syrian Missiles to Attack Israeli Bases, Gas Rigs

(Ynet News) Yoav Zitun - Israel fears that the balance of power will change dramatically should Hizbullah acquire Syria's weapons. The transfer of advanced Syrian military equipment, such as radars, to Hizbullah may lead to an Israeli strike. Syria has purchased advanced Russian surface-to-air missile systems. With North Korea's assistance, Assad's regime developed the Scud-D missile that can hit almost anywhere inside Israel with 1,000 kilos of explosives and, theoretically, can be armed with chemical agents. Syria possesses between 300 and 500 of these missiles.

2013-01-30 00:00:00

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