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 entire fleet. The vessels are expected to arrive over the next 4-5 years and will be primarily tasked with defending Israel’s offshore energy platforms.

“This won’t just be for the Saar 6. Ultimately, it will be for all vessels,” the source stressed. “Everyone will benefit.” […]