Last Updated: January 1, 2011
Other Name: Rafael Yodefat; Division 20
Location: East of Haifa
Subordinate To: Israel Ministry of Defense
Size: Unknown
Facility Status: Presumed operational

According to the 2002 SIPRI Yearbook, assembly of Israel's nuclear weapons occurs at the Rafael design laboratory, known as Division 20, west of Haifa.

[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] Joseph Cirincione, Jon B. Wolfsthal and Miriam Rajkumar, Deadly Arsenals: Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Threats, Second Edition (Washington, DC: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2005), p. 275.

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