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Hezbollah has 150,000 missiles pointed at Israel

Updated Israeli assessment shows Iran terror proxy has far more firepower than thought, and has been arming despite Syria war.

By Ari Yashar

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) supersoniccruise missiles, according to the assessment.

Hezbollah has been fighting for Iran in Syria to prop up the regime of Bashar al-Assad, in a strategic fight allowing Tehran to keep a channel open through to Hezbollah and the Mediterranean Sea and thereby transfer weapons and expand its regional influence.

No official figures have been released regarding how high the losses Hezbollah have suffered in Syria are, but at least 2,000 Hezbollah terrorists are said to have died in the


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