The commander of the Israeli Air Force Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel said that if the Assad regime in Syria falls, Israel immediately to inflict blows air through the armory of the country, reports ABC News.
This measure is estimated Israel must prevent large stocks of arms and ammunition in the hands of the rebels. By Eshel says, many groups eager to possess weapons, which is a direct threat to Israel.
"If Syria will fall tomorrow, we will be in a hornet's nest. - The general said. - They have a lot of planes and huge stockpiles of weapons that disperse like wildfire. So you need to act quickly, before it was turned against us. "
Amir Eshel also said that if during the "July War" with the Lebanese "Hezbollah" in 2006, Israel has used a very small part of its aircraft, the weapons to destroy the Syrian he is ready to give up all their aircraft.
According to the information that is in Israel, Syria weapons stockpiles include chemical weapons, air defense systems and powerful ammunition that may be in the hands of the group "Hezbollah" or extremists associated with "Al-Qaeda".
Israelis are very concerned that radical Islamists in Syria can take advantage of the unrest in the country to attack the neighboring Jewish state. Israeli authorities intend by any means to avoid such a scenario.