Mid-to-Long Range Rockets

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

For Hamas, the category Mid-to-Long Range Rockets includes the following: Fajr 3Fajr 5 (or locally produced M-75), and the M-302.

During Operation Pillar of Defense, the Israeli Air Force reportedly eliminated much of Hamas’ stockpile of these rockets. As a result of the continued crackdown on smuggling tunnels between Egypt and Gaza, Hamas has been forced to rely more heavily on the locally produced M-75. As of December 2013, the Israel Defense Forces assessed that Hamas was in the possession of “more than 20″ of these rockets.


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