German Economy Ministry approves sale of submarine to Israel
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Economy Ministry said on Wednesday that Germany's security council, which examines arms exports to non-NATO states, had approved the export of a submarine to Israel.
Israel already operates German-built submarines, manufactured by ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems. The vessels are considered by Israel to be a vanguard against foes like Iran.
(Reporting by Sabine Siebold; writing by Alexandra Hudson)