Ministry of Defense and the IDF held a ceremony receiving a new submarine «Rahab», descended from the stocks shipyard in Kiel. This is the fifth class submarine «Dolfi» («Dolphin»), made in Germany for the Israeli Navy.
The ceremony was part of the defense ministry director general Udi Shani Israel, commander of the naval forces Ram Rotenberg, and several other officers.
The new submarine is expected to arrive to the shores of Israel for the coming year. Specialists note that «Rahab» — one of the most advanced submarines in the world both in design and tooling, and the level of armaments.
It must be emphasized that this is only a precious purchase the Israeli Defense Ministry.