Israel received two Dolphin-class submarines capable of launching nuclear cruise missiles
The Israeli Navy has fielded five German-made Dolphin-class submarines
AFP September 29 reported that four years ago, Israel has received two orders from Germany, “Dolphin” (Dolphin) class submarines.
two submarines of this type for the U212, capable of launching cruise missiles carrying nuclear warheads, but the German government said in 2006 that two ships are not equipped with nuclear weapons. The two submarines of the purchase contract signed in 2005, when the estimated delivery time is 2010.
including two submarines, including Israel has a total of five built by the German submarine, the submarine is Israel’s most expensive military equipment in the platform. According to Jane’s Defense Weekly, said, U212 submarine capable of carrying 35 crew members a range of 4500 one thousand meters