Assorted Missiles

Open source information on Hezbollah’s weapon arsenal is difficult to glean due to the organization’s lack of transparency. has created broad categories of Hezbollah weaponry to provide a general sense of capabilities.

For Hezbollah, the category Assorted Missiles includes the following: Fateh-110/M-600 and Scud missiles. The exact breakdown is unclear, however.

According to press reports, Hezbollah has received a number of Scud missiles from Syria. In addition, according to Israeli officials, Hezbollah has “hundreds” of Fateh-110/M-600 missiles. American officials have suggested a far lower stockpile of Fateh-110/M-600 missiles, and some have expressed doubt as to whether Hezbollah ever received Scud missiles.

Combined with its rocket and mortar stockpile, Hezbollah is currently believed to have approximately 100,000 mortars, rockets, and missiles in its arsenal. Indeed, in 2010, then U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said, “[Hezbollah has] so many rockets that they are at a point where they have more missiles than most governments in the world.” Similarly, according to former Mossad chief Meir Dagan, Hezbollah has “firepower that 90 percent of the countries in the world do not have.”


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