(Worthy News) - Germany's fifth Dolphin-class submarine arrived in Israel's Haifa port Tuesday, where top government and military officials welcomed the newest addition to Israel's navy.
The INS Rahav, which cost the Israel Navy two billion dollars, was first unveiled in a ceremony in April 2013 in Kiel, Germany. After the unveiling, the submarine underwent a year and a half of work to make it operational. It left the German port of Kiel last month.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Reuven Rivlin, IDF chief of staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot and Israel Navy commander Admiral Ram Rothberg all took part in an official ceremony to welcome the submarine. [ Source ]
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