Arab and international Since 2017-04-19 at 16:47 (Baghdad time)
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On Wednesday, the Egyptian navy celebrated the entry of the German-made submarine, "Long live Egypt", to serve the armed forces to strengthen their capabilities to achieve maritime security, protect borders and economic interests in Red and Mediterranean Bahrain and the Suez Canal.
According to the official Middle East News Agency, the modern submarine, "1400/209", reached Egyptian territorial waters in Alexandria, led by officers of the Egyptian navy.
The new submarine is able to sail for 11,000 nautical miles, with a speed of 21 knots and a length of 60 to 73 meters.
With a maximum speed of 40 km per hour under water, and the maximum depth of the submarine 500 meters, and has a store of 14 torpedoes, and has the ability to launch naval "fugitives" anti-ship and the planting of marine mines.