Al-Watah ballistic missile base
|Al-Watah ballistic missile base|
|Owner||Royal Saudi Strategic Missile Force|
|Controlled by||Saudi Arabia|
Al-Watah ballistic missile base is a ballistic missile facility near the town of Al-Watah, Saudi Arabia, 200 km west-southwest Riyadh in the low but quite rocky mountains.  The analysts think that the base was built within the last five years. The communication tower of the base is situated at coordinates: . The base has a several underground entry gates, parking slots for mobile launchers and two large launch pads that are identical to ones that can be seen at Chinese DF-3 (CSS-2) Dongfeng missile bases. The liquid-fuelled DF-3A is an early Chinese nuclear weapon Intermediate-range ballistic missile and is believed to have a range of 2,500 - 2,800 km with a 2,000 kg warhead.
- Sean O'Connor - IHS Jane's Defence Weekly. "Saudi ballistic missile site revealed", IHS Jane's Defence Weekly, 10 July 2013.
- SinoDefence "DongFeng 3 (CSS-2) Intermediate-Range Ballistic Missile", sinodefence, 27 February 2009.
- Colin Freeman - The Telegraph "Saudi Arabia 'targeting Iran and Israel with ballistic missiles", The Telegraph, 10 July 2013.
- Cheryl K. Chumley - The Washington Times "Saudi Arabia targeting Israel, Iran with ballistic missiles, satellite images show", The Washington Times, 12 July 2013.