Report: New info on Iranian weapons facilities being built underground in Lebanon

Report: New info on Iranian weapons facilities being built underground in Lebanon
Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) on the march. (Image: AFP via Der Spiegel)

[Ed. – Previous LU post on this from March 2017.]

While reports of these subterranean weapons facilities have been published in Arab media outlets before, the Intelligence Online article included two previously unknown pieces of information: the type of weaponry being produced and the approximate locations of two factories.

Sources told the French industry magazine that one of the factories is being built in northern Lebanon, near the town of Hermel in the eastern Bekaa Valley. The second facility is reportedly being constructed along the southern coast, between the towns of Sidon and Tyre.

According to Intelligence Online, the Hermel facility is being used to produce the Fateh 110, a medium-range missile.

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