The Israel Navy assumes that Hezbollah has gotten hold of advanced Russian-made Yakhont anti-ship missiles, a senior Israel Navy source said Tuesday, adding that the Lebanese terror organization is making constant attempts to get hold of advanced weapons.

The Navy is currently adapting itself to a new reality, in which the Mediterranean Sea, in some area, is becoming a terror arena, the source added. These changes include the purchasing of new weapons to intercept naval arms smuggling efforts by terrorists.

The navy is also preparing to take on the mammoth challenge of protecting Israel’s Exclusive Economic Zone, where offshore gas drilling rigs are operating, the senior source said. […]