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Israel Receives First German-Made Sa’ar 6 Corvette (Infographics)

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Israel Receives First German-Made Sa'ar 6 Corvette (Infographics)

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On December 2nd, the INS Magen arrived in Israel, it is the first of four German-built Sa’ar 6 corvettes that Tel’Aviv ordered back in 2015.

There is a long video showcasing the warship.

“This is a holiday for the State of Israel, the IDF and the Navy,” IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi said ahead of the ceremony.

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin praised the success as evidence of the strong cooperative efforts between Israel and Germany.

“This project, over many years, which is not yet complete, required close coordination with the German defense industries,” President Reuven Rivlin said in a speech at the ceremony. “This will work together with the military systems on board the missile boats from our own excellent, blue-and-white, military industries.”

“The Israel Navy, and the IDF, proves again its connection to Israeli society,” Rivlin said.

“That is the relevance of the IDF as the people’s army – the army of the people, of us all. Navy servicepeople are used to spending long periods at sea, far from home, but I have no doubt that this will be a real challenge to you, and of course to your dear families who are also part of this national mission. You are the real focus of this celebration. You are the foundations on which this important project is built, and so I would like to thank you on behalf of all Israelis.

“At this time, when Israeli society is in crisis, you are an anchor of stability, patriotism of uncompromising commitment to Israel’s national security. You are our pride – true Israeli pride.”

Rivlin also thanked German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Frank-Walter Steinmeier for the ongoing cooperative efforts.

“The [INS Magen] is an excellent response to a necessity – it’s an excellent and effective product, accurately adapted to its mission: Protecting the great natural resources that have made Israel an energy-independent country,” Navy commander Maj.-Gen. Eli Sharvit said in a speech. “You won’t find a better ship.”

These sentiments were echoed by Lieutenant General Kochavi.

“Behind me is one of the most advanced war machines in the world,” he said in his speech at the ceremony, adding that it was a major step forward in the IDF’s ability to maintain control over the seas.

“The ship and the ships on the way will strengthen the Navy… increase the IDF’s military advantage and improve the defense of the country’s borders.”

The Sa’ar 6 corvette is a warship that is specifically built for Israel, and currently only the 4 ships that were ordered back in 2015 were to be built by German company ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS).

The hull form of the Sa’ar 6-class warships is designed to reduce the ship’s radar cross-section and infrared signatures.

The corvette has an overall length of 90m, a maximum beam of 13.2m and a height of 21.5m. The displacement of each corvette will be approximately 2,000t.

The ship will be operated from an integrated bridge system, which will be installed next to the bow section. It can accommodate up to 70 crew members.

The hangar and helicopter deck at the stern can be used to accommodate a medium multi-mission maritime helicopter such as SH-60 Seahawk.

The Sa’ar 6-class corvettes are armed with a range of weaponry, including anti-air and anti-ship missiles, as well as machine guns.

Each ship will carry 40 Barak 8 naval surface-to-air missiles amidships to intercept and destroy all types of airborne threats such as anti-ship missiles, cruise missiles, combat aircraft, helicopters and unmanned aerial systems (UAS).

According to reports, two C-Dome naval point defense systems are installed on the bow deck of each ship to defeat short-range rockets and artillery shells.

The forward bow section is also fitted with an Oto Melara 76mm Super Rapid gun mount, which offers a high rate of fire against air and surface targets.

The ships will also be fitted with 16 anti-ship missiles such as Gabriel, RGM-84 Harpoon and RBS-15 Mk 3 to attack enemy ships and boats.

The armament will also include two torpedo launchers for MK54 Lightweight Torpedo and two 30mm Rafael Typhoon remote weapon stations.

The ELM-2248 Multi-Function Surveillance, Track And Guidance Radar (MF-STAR) multi-function active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar on board the Saar-6-class corvettes will track enemy targets under severe environmental/jamming conditions with a 360° coverage.

Powered by a combined diesel and diesel (CODAD) propulsion system, the Saar-6-class corvettes will remain afloat at sea for a long duration. The CODAD propulsion system integrates two MTU diesel engines coupled with two controllable pitch propellers (CPPs).

The corvettes will have a maximum speed of approximately 26 knots and will be able to reach a maximum distance of 2,500mi.

Israel Receives First German-Made Sa'ar 6 Corvette (Infographics)

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Yes,I’m sure hitler would be ever so proud of this great strategic partnership,zeig heir kazar union:


Just like you :)

Albert Pike

Sure he would, since…

‘Hitler Jewish? DNA Tests Show Dictator May Have ‘Had Jewish And African Roots’ ‘ https://www.huffpost.com/entry/hitler-jewish-dna-tests-s_n_693568


Make good target practice for the new generation of Hezbollah SSM.

johnny rotten

Of course, with the excuse of the holofake they didn’t pay a cent, but they should take into account some joke of the German workers, below deck.


Not free … paid for from the gas fields revenue the ship will be protecting … eh johnny boy?


German taxpayers slugged for more Jew liars fake narrative. Frankly.


an excellent weapon against those gazan fisherman, thank you Germany.


A slingshot is all that’s necessary for gazans … lol

Potato Man

Nazi helping other Nazi countries….wow didn’t see that coming, for years Germany just send free weapons to Zion State and ofc Wahhabi States. Nazi is a Nazi just saying…they even killing EU with Wahhabi Sunnis they take in from Syria/Iraq/Kurds (Ex-ISIS/Al-Qaeda/Daesh families) and they cry about later LMFAO.


Free? Who says it was free? That voice in your head … sluggo?

Nazi / Nazi countries … lol

A russian slug … did you get your vaccine shot today? You’ll be a raving zombie by tomorrow … eh?

I take that back … eh?

YOU’RE already a raving zombie …


Albert Pike

It’s just one Nasi led country, with a B’Nai B’rith leader – supporting the Nasi God promised land – not to be confused with the other Adolf Nasi/Nazi, who laid the groundwork for the Nasi/Nazi promised land…

‘Hennecke Kardel Born in Friedrichstadt, Germany June 15, 1922 Died June 24, 2007 Genre History Son of German scientist Rudolf Kardel. After completing Army Academy he served as an infantryman in the German army in Russia and the Balkans. In 1979 he was sued by the German state which also confiscated all his possessions. In 1982 he was acquitted without any expenses pay.’ https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/269488.Hennecke_Kardel

Fog of War

How much did this ship cost Israhell ?

Albert Pike

Might be still part of the ‘Haavara Transfer Agreement’:

‘Recognizing the peril of the Jews trapped in Germany, they worked to build a Jewish state in Palestine by using the capital of desperate middle-class German Jews. In doing so they rejected an alternative strategy, that of a broadly-based rescue mission; they short-circuited attempts to relocate Jews to countries other than Palestine; and they often spoke of the “rescue of assets” rather than of people. They thought these efforts realistic. Palestine’s primitive economy could not then absorb limitless waves of refugees without collapsing, but the infusion of capital and skilled middle-class individuals would greatly increase the absorptive capacity of Jewish Palestine and thus enable it someday to provide a national home for all Jews who desired one. This was a rational analysis, whatever one thinks of its ethical dimension.’ https://www.commentarymagazine.com/articles/richard-levy/the-transfer-agreement-by-edwin-black/

https://www.foreignaffairs.com/reviews/capsule-review/1984-06-01/transfer-agreement-untold-story-secret-pact-between-third-reich https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/world-history/adolf-hitler-zionism-zionist-nazis-haavara-agreement-ken-livingstone-labour-antisemitism-row-a7009981.html


Pretty shoddy metal work on the hull. Hezbollah SSM will cut through like hot knife on butter.

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