Tirosh

  • Location
    Southeast of Tel Nof Air Base
  • Type
    Nuclear-Storage
  • Facility Status
    Unknown

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According to the 2002 SIPRI Yearbook and other sources, strategic nuclear weapons “may be stored at the Tirosh depot.” The bunkers at Tirosh are part of a complex of storage locations located in the center of Israel, which includes the Tel Nof and Sdot Micha Air Bases.

Sources

[1] Hans M. Kristensen and Joshua Handler, “Appendix 10A: World Nuclear Forces,” in SIPRI Yearbook 2002: Armaments, Disarmament, and International Security, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002), p. 565.
[2] Harold Hough, “Could Israel’s Nuclear Assets Survive a Pre-Emptive Strike?” Jane’s Intelligence Review, 9 January 1997.

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