Israel Buys Rockets 'That Can Reach Anywhere in the Middle East'

Posted by On 3:00 AM

Israel Buys Rockets 'That Can Reach Anywhere in the Middle East'

File photo: Rocket test by Israel's Military Industry.
File photo: Rocket test by Israel's Military Industry.

Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced Monday that Israel is purchasing advanced rockets that he says can reach "anywhere in the Middle East."

The Defense Ministry signed a deal with Israel Military Industries for the purchase of the rockets, estimated to cost hundreds of millions of shekels. The new rockets have innovative technology that allow them high accuracy, the defense ministry said.

To really understand Israel and the Middle East - subscribe to Haaretz

"We are making the IDF stronger and more sophisticated," Lieberman said.

This purchase is the first since Lieberman instructed the Israel Defense Forces in February to establish a new force of ground-to-ground missiles with a range of up to 300 kilometers.

Keep updated: Sign up to our newsletter

Please wait…

Thank you for signing up.

We've got more newsletters we think you'll find interesting.

Click here

Oops. Something went wrong.

Please try again later.

Try again

Thank you,

The email address you have provided is already registered.

CloseSource: Google News Israel | Netizen 24 Israel

Next
« Prev Post
Previous
Next Post »