Under the deal, Greece is expected to receive three ships by 2026.
Egypt commissions final Type 209/1400mod submarine
The Egyptian Navy conducted a commissioning ceremony for its fourth and final Type 209 submarine at Alexandria Naval Base on 3 August.
The Egyptian Navy awarded a contract to ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems in 2011 for an initial two Type 209/1400mod submarines with an option (exercised in 2014) for a further two boats.
These Type 209/1400mod boats replace the last four of eight older Romeo-class (Type 033) diesel-powered submarines that were delivered in the mid-1980s.
S41, the first Type 209/1400mod submarine for the Egyptian Navy, was commissioned in April 2017.
Shephard Defence Insight estimates the total programme value at $1.6 billion.
The Type 209/1400mod is the most recent version of the Type 209 export submarine which has also been built for both the South African Navy.
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