NWI - Naval Warfare

Egypt's burgeoning submarine fleet draws attention

11th November 2019 - 16:56 GMT | by Joe Charlaff in Jerusalem


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Israel is likely monitoring Egypt’s growing subsurface capabilities as the latter country seeks to expand its submarine fleet, potentially through the procurement of Chinese-made boats, according to a former senior Israeli naval officer.

Egypt has in recent years moved to acquire four Germany-built Type 209 submarine, two of which ...

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