Watch: Egypt Receives Second Submarine from Germany

Egypt has received second Type-209/1400 submarine from ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems at a ceremony in the German city of Kiel.

The Type-209/1400 has a range of 11,000 nautical miles and a top speed of 21.5 knots. It is equipped with missiles and torpedoes.

The new submarine, S-42, is the second of four Type-209 craft ordered from Germany. The first craft, S-41, was handed over in Germany in December, officially joining the Egyptian Navy's fleet in April.


[Source: Defense World]



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