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‘Hamas Weapons Capability Increased Four-Fold Over Last Five Years’


By Amos Harel – “… The details released Monday indicate that Hamas has a well-developed missile industry.

In the past five years, the range of Qassam rockets apparently increased, with Abu Sisi’s alleged help, from six to 22 kilometers, though reported attempts to increase the range to 40 kilometers failed. The anti-tank missiles armor penetration capability increased from six to 26 centimeters.

According to the court indictment, Abu Sisi was also developing a mortar shell that could penetrate meter-thick armor and damage even a Merkava tank. It also says Hamas inquired about buying Russian-made anti-aircraft missiles and smuggling missiles that could strike at Israeli navy ships.” Read more.

 

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