Israel has finalised the purchase of a sixth Dolphin-class U212 submarine from Germany, an Israeli official said.
“It’s finalised…we will be getting another submarine from Germany, with payments spread over several years,” the official added.
Details regarding the payment of the submarine and whether Germany would arrange a discount have not been disclosed.
The Israeli Navy currently operates three Dolphin-class submarines with another two currently under construction in Germany that are expected to be delivered in 2012 and 2013 respectively.
How well do you really know your competitors?
Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.
Your download email will arrive shortly
Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample
We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below formBy GlobalData
The diesel-powered Dolphin submarine fleet expansion had been held up over pricing issues with Germany.