Ex-Navy Chief: Israel Has Defenses Against Russian Yakhont Anti-Ship Missile

(Jerusalem Post) Yaakov Lappin - Israel has defenses in place against the supersonic Russian-made Yakhont anti-ship missile, ex-navy chief Vice-Admiral (res.) Eliezer Marom told the Jerusalem Post on Sunday. Should Hizbullah come to possess an operational arsenal of Yakhont missiles, it would be able to target Israeli gas drilling rigs in the Mediterranean, civilian shipping, and ports.

2014-01-06 00:00:00

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