DOLPHIN class Weapon Systems // Ships // Submarines


Country of Origin: Israel

The DOLPHIN-class diesel submarines replaced the three GAL-class submarines (German Type 206) in Israeli service. HULL: The design is similar to the German Type 212/214 design, taking a mix of features from each type. It is equipped with an X-form rudder aft and a set of diving planes on the forward part of the hull. The sail is streamlined and anechoic tiles are fitted to the hull. Primary missions for these submarines include interdiction, sea lines of communication (SLOC) patrol,...

 

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