Sea Platforms

Israel hopes new corvettes operational by 2022

12 February 2018

The Israeli Navy expects its Saar 6-class corvettes to enter service between 2020 and 2022, it emerged during a 7 February ceremony marking the start of construction by German company ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS).

According to the navy’s planning estimates, TKMS should have completed the fourth by the end of 2020 so that its weapons and systems can be installed in Israel by mid-2021.

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