Israeli Navy’s new submarine Rahav set sail from the German port of Kiel.
During the voyage, the Rahav will drop anchor and hold a brief ceremony near the spot where the Israeli submarine "Dakar" sank in 1968. The Rahav, staffed by 50 officers and enlisted men, is the fifth of Israel's Dolphin-class submarines, Debkafile reported Thursday.
It is capable of firing cruise missiles and missiles with nuclear warheads. Each submarine is estimated to cost 500 million euros but a significant part of the cost is provided by the German government. The Rahav was manufactured by German shipyard Howaldtswerke-Deutche Werft.