Report: Germany to deliver sixth submarine to Israel Navy

July 18, 2011 03:21

Germany will provide the Israel Navy with its sixth Dolphin class nuclear submarine and will subsidize the deal with a total of 135 million euros, German magazine Der Spiegel reported overnight Sunday.

According to the report, German Defense Minister Tomas de Maiziere met in Israel last week with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak and promised to finalize the deal for the submarine.

The Dolphin submarine is capable of launching nuclear-armed ballistic missiles.

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