Surplus of C-802 missiles in Iran ready to block Strait of Hormuz - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Pablo B
    • 01.11.07 | 07:39 (IST)

    A tripling of the number of Iranian produced/supplied C-802 missiles in the hands of Hezbollah can mean only one thing. Iran has enough surplus of C-802 missiles that they can afford to give them away. They feel they have enough of them that they can accomplish their #1 tactical goal which is shutting down the Strait of Hormuz in case of war against the US or Israel. Iran must have a huge number of these things stocked up. There is no way they would sacrifice any of them if they didn't think they had more than plenty to use against US naval forces in the gulf, and still have plenty to use on oil tankers. Iran can't stand toe to toe against US forces, but they CAN repeat the victory that Hezb. had in Leb. War II. All Iran has to do is withstand the pounding long enough to claim they stood up against the US and survived to be victors. Then they rebuild with $200/bbl oil money from the US/EU/China. We PAY them to rebuild what we destroy.

    from the article: Israel to UN: Hezbollah has tripled its land-to-sea missile arsenal
    First published 00:00 31.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 31.10.07
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