Israel Weapons of Mass Destruction Capabilities and Programs

Israel, not Iraq, holds that distinction of being the first country in the region to use weapons of mass destruction with genocidal intent. Israel, unlike Iran and North Korea, has not signed the NPT. The Jewish state has never confirmed being a nuclear power, but is widely believed to possess nuclear weapons.

Updated: April 2006

This chart summarizes data available from public sources. Precise assessment of a state’s capabilities is difficult because most weapons of mass destruction (WMD) programs remain secret and cannot be verified independently.

Ref: CSN

Also read:

Traces of poison
Israel’s nuclear programme
Nuclear watchdog ‘ignores Israel’

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