CBNNews.com - JERUSALEM, Israel - A defense analyst group reported that Syria has a chemical weapons plant under construction, next to a large missile base.
Jane's Information Group said the satellite images showed the "defining features of a chemical weapons facility.
Satellite images of Syria's al-Safir plant have been captured between 2005 and 2008.
According to those images, al-Safir's chemical weapons production facility is located next to a missile base that houses most of the country's long-range Scud D ballistic missiles in fortified underground bunkers.
The Scud D, which has a 700-kilometer - 435-MILE - range, is able to target all of Israel, which is 470 kilometers - ABOUT 290 MILES - from north to south and 135 kilometers - ABOUT 85 MILES - at its widest point between the Dead Sea and the Mediterranean.
Source: The Jerusalem Post