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Retired Supreme Court Justice Asher Grunis to head state probe of submarine affair
February 22, 2022
The panel of inquiry will also include former Supreme Court Justice Zvi Zylbertal, former Bank of Israel governor Karnit Flug, retired Israel Navy commander Avraham Ben-Shoshan and former Israeli Air Force Procurement Division head Jacob Burtman.
Israel’s future submarines seen as key development towards regional naval ascendency
February 7, 2022
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said the new vessels “will upgrade the capabilities of the navy and contribute to Israel’s security superiority in the region,” hinting at their multiple abilities.
Israel inks $3.4 billion submarine deal with Germany’s ThyssenKrupp
January 20, 2022
First of new Dakar vessels to be delivered within nine years • Israel and Germany sign $966 million industrial strategic cooperation agreement.
German submarine-maker hikes up cost of three crafts Israel set to purchase
January 18, 2022
Report: ThyssenKrupp increased the price tag from 1.8 billion euros (more than $2 billion).
Israel Navy commander appoints new submarine flotilla commander
July 26, 2021
Col. Uri’s predecessor, Col. Guy, has been commander of the submarine flotilla for two years and is soon due to become head of the navy’s Operations Department.
Israeli Navy plays significant role in five-fleet drill simulating anti-sub warfare
March 23, 2021
The American, French, Cypriot and Greek navies joined Israel to practice a range of missions and deepen their ability to cooperate, with ships linked up via their communications systems.
Iran warns Israel against ‘crossing red lines’ in Gulf
December 29, 2020
“Everyone knows what the Persian Gulf signifies for Iran,” says a Tehran Foreign Ministry official. “And everyone knows very well how high the risk is if Iran’s lines are crossed.”
Report: Israeli submarine crosses Suez Canal in ‘message’ to Iran
December 22, 2020
The move was approved by Egypt, which controls the canal, according to Israeli media.
IDF’s naval-training personnel offer glimpse into world of advanced submarine warfare
September 12, 2019
Bristling with advanced technology, they can covertly gather intelligence on enemy activities, approach distant coastlines and strike targets with precision missiles, while remaining out of the reach of the enemy’s missiles and rockets.
Germany’s role in the Israeli Navy’s developing submarine fleet
December 28, 2018
As dangerous enemies arm themselves with missiles that can strike anywhere, the strategic value of Israel's submarine fleet keeps rising. When did they start adding to the military security of the Jewish state, and how did Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu first get involved in helping purchase them?
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