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Dangerous Alliance: Iranian missile base in Venezuela in the planning phase

FARC, Cuba, Gaddafi. Chavez like to deal with the wrong guys. Also Iran.

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez – according to Die Welt and “World Online”-  has with Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad on 19 October 2010 closed a secret agreement on strategic cooperation, which provides for the construction of an Iranian-Venezuelan military base on Venezuelan soil.

The missile base will be placed in Peninsula de Paraguana, Venezuela, near the colombian border. The missiles could reach the U.S.(Credit Infographic die Welt Online)

Part of this agreement was the development of a medium-range missile base. This missile system is beginning to take concrete form, such as “World Online ” and the german newspaper Die welt is now informing.

Both countries have now agreed on a location of the base and have entered the planning phase.

The missile base is to be built on the Peninsula de Paraguaná, about 120 kilometers from the Colombian border. A small group of leading engineers from the  construction company Khatam al-Anbia (owned by the Iranian Revolutionary Huard) has visited the site already.

The secret visit took place in early February, and the leader of the iranian delegation was the commander of the Air Force of the Revolutionary Guards, Amir al-Hadschisadeh. He approved the site, together with the Venezuelan partners.

The Iranians will develop an infrastructure to protect the missile base against air strikes. Also planned is the establishment of a command and control station, the construction of residential areas, watchtowers and bunkers, in which warheads, rocket fuel and other things can be stored. Along with their Venezuelan partnersthey planned to build about 20 meters deep missile silos.

Iranian experts deliver plans for joint missile base

Such missile silos are not easy to design. they must take into consideration the rocket exhaust and the fuel supply.

In addition to precautionary measures against possible air attacks. The designs for the missile tubes will be developed according to experts from the chemical plant department of the Sharif University, Tehran.

By request of the building contractor Khatam al-Anbia, the iranian scientists already made ​​proposals on how the plant could be constructed to allow such discharges of toxic gases. These are special precautions needed for keeping the location of the facility in secret, such us no fireplaces or large ventilation shafts to be built.

According to information of “World Online”, the Iranian delegation had during their visit to Venezuela enough cash in their luggage to cover for the initial funding for the project. Western security circles informed that the funds origin is iranian oil money.

According to the secret agreement between the two countries venezuela assured Iran that they will attack Iran´s enemies from the joint missile base. Iran is trying to so build a strategic threat to the U.S. , similar to the Soviet Union was doing in the early 60’s in Cuba.

The base and the common medium-range missile that will be developed with Iranian know-how, it will allow Venezuela on the other hand, to threaten neighbors like Colombia.