“INS Atzmaut” and “INS Nitzachon” handed over to Israeli Navy

July 27, 2021 – thyssenkrupp Marine Systems has handed over the two ships to the Israeli Navy today. The SA`AR 6-class corvettes had been christened earlier. This means that all four ships ordered have now been delivered to the Israeli Navy. Due to the pandemic, today’s ceremony took place on a small scale. In his speech to the guests at…

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TKMS Delivers SA’AR 6 Corvette Oz to the Israeli Navy

May 4, 2021 – thyssenkrupp Marine Systems today officially handed over the second of four corvettes to the Israeli Navy. In the presence of Jeremy Issacharoff, the Israeli ambassador to Germany, his wife, Laura Kam Issacharoff, first named the ship “INS Oz”. Subsequently, thyssenkrupp Marine Systems Managing Director Dr. Rolf Wirtz officially handed over the ship to the Israeli Navy in…

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Israeli Navy’s New Corvette Magen Maiden Arrival in Haifa

December 2, 2020 – The first German-built corvette, Magen, had her maiden arrival in Haifa today. Within the coming year, three more Sa’ar 6 ships will be transferred to Israel from Germany. The ship, which is supposed to arrive in December, will join the Israeli Navy’s fleet to reinforce the IDF’s naval superiority, with an emphasis on defensive capabilities for…

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