22:15 - 07/08/2017
According to media sources, the Egyptian forces are in the process of receiving a submarine from Germany, the 209, is the second in a group of submarines will enter the service of the Egyptian navy.
According to the Egyptian daily Al-Nahar, the submarine has been equipped with the latest navigation and communication systems. It can sail for 11,000 nautical miles, with a top speed of 21 knots, a displacement of up to 1400 tons, and the ability to fire rockets and torpedoes.
The German-made submarine, produced by Thyssen Krupp, will lead a crew of officers and members of the Egyptian navy trained by German navy officers to be delivered at the German port of Kiel in a ceremony attended by Egyptian naval commander Ahmad Khaled, And a delegation of leaders of the Egyptian armed forces, according to the location of "the seventh day."
It is noteworthy that Egypt entered into a deal with Germany to buy four submarines of the model 209 for the calculation of its naval forces to receive them successively, and the German side handed over the first submarine of this model to Egypt in late 2016. Ended 25 d