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Second Type 209 sub handed over to Egypt

08 August 2017

The Egyptian Navy took delivery of S 42 (864), the second of four Type 209/1400 submarines, at the ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) yard in Kiel on 8 August, the Egyptian Ministry of Defence announced.

The second Type 209 submarine ordered by Egypt is handed over at the TKMS yard in Kiel on 8 August 2017. (Egyptian Ministry of Defence)The second Type 209 submarine ordered by Egypt is handed over at the TKMS yard in Kiel on 8 August 2017. (Egyptian Ministry of Defence)

The first submarine S 41 (861) was handed over in December 2016, arrived at its base in Alexandria in April, and participated in the ‘Medusa 2017’ exercise held with the Hellenic Navy in August.

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