Israel to acquire two submarines

Two more Type 800 -Dolphin- submarines were ordered by Israel from the German corporation ThyssenKrupp. The procurement costs around 1 billion Euro. The new submarines are the continuation of a previous procurement of other three Dolphin type ones, ordered in the mid-90’s. The submarines are equiped with 10 torpedo tubes and according to a variety of sources’ have the ability of launching cruise missiles armed with nuclear warhead.

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