Hetz Class (Sa’ar 4.5)

State Department Approves $440 Million Sale of 76mm Naval Guns to Israel

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Israel for 76mm Naval Gun and Technical Support. The estimated cost is $440 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on April 26, 2017. The Government of Israel has requested a possible […]

Israeli Navy to Roll Out New C2 System Across Fleet

The Israeli Navy will gradually introduce a new command-and-control (C2) system for all its vessels within three years, according to a senior naval officer. Israel’s order of four Saar 6-class missile corvettes from the German company ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) was the catalyst for developing a new C2 system that can be used across the […]

Israel Navy To Upgrade Combat Surface Fleet

The Israel Navy is upgrading its entire combat surface fleet with new German-built, Israeli-equipped Sa’ar-6 corvettes and the integration of new radars and electronic warfare (EW) systems in existing Sa’ar-5 and Sa’ar 4.5 ships. Procurement and retrofit of the new radars, developed by Elta Systems, and the combined active and passive EW suite by Elbit […]