BERLIN, Nov. 21 (UPI) --
Germany is selling Israel two new Dolphin class submarines for a total of $1.17 billion, Deutsche Welle
The submarines, to be built in the Baltic Sea town of Kiel, will be outfitted with fuel cell engines so they can remain submerged for weeks at a time.
The sale was agreed upon by outgoing German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer, a member of the pacifist Green Party.
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