Hamas conducts rocket tests in Gaza, drawing the attention of the Israeli military

Hamas fires rockets into the sea every few days, as part of its weapons program.

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December 22, 2014 10:41
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Rocket fired from the Gaza Strip toward Israel. [File]. (photo credit: REUTERS)

The IDF said it detected rocket experiments in the Gaza Strip on Monday. During the experiments, Hamas fired rockets from Gaza towards the Mediterranean Sea.

Hamas fires rockets into the sea every few days, as part of its weapons program. The launches are used by Hamas arms designers to experiment with various projectile models.

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The experiments naturally have attracted the attention of the Israel Navy.

“They are doing experiments and checking their rockets. This is a part of their domestic weapons production. We did not doubt, at the end of the war, that their focus would be on building more weapons. We monitor every such launch, noting the quality of the rocket and its range,” a senior navy source told The Jerusalem Post after the summer conflict with Hamas.


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