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BICOM Briefing | Hezbollah’s Precision Missile Project – October 2019 Update

In February 2019 BICOM produced this paper that examines Hezbollah’s precision missile project to convert existing missiles into precision guided missiles. The report investigates the project’s technical and logistical aspects, explains the increased threat to Israel’s infrastructure and population centres and the wider implications for Middle East security if the technology is shared with Houthi and Shia militias in Yemen, Iraq and Syria.

This revised edition is updated to include events in August 2019 when Israel reportedly destroyed Hezbollah equipment in Beirut that was part of its missile development programme and reports that Israeli forces have attacked Iranian missiles stored by Shia militias in Iraq.​​​​​​​

The full briefing is available as a PDF below.

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