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Iranian missiles give Hezbollah advantage in war of deterrence with Israel

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This undated handout photo released on August 25, 2010 by the Iranian Defense Ministry, allegedly shows the test firing of its home-built surface-to-surface Fateh 110 missile. AFP / Iran Defense Ministry / Vahia Alaei

Published Monday, November 24, 2014
Tehran’s announcement that it provided Hezbollah with the most advanced model of the Fateh-110 surface-to-surface missile adds to the “nightmare of the Israeli army,” as Israeli daily Yediot Ahronoth wrote on Saturday. What kind of missile is it, and what does it mean for the Israeli theory of “breaking the balance?”
The most advanced model of the Fateh-110 is a fourth generation missile of this system (Fateh-110-D1) unveiled in 2012. The model is characterized by high speed and accuracy. It has a 300-kilometer range and is equipped with a 500-kilogram warhead with the possibility of increasing the range if the weight of the warhead is decreased. The missile…

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