Secret Cooperation: Israel Deploys Nuclear Weapons on German-Built Submarines, Spiegel Online | Martin Kramer on the Middle East | Scoop.it

Israel is equipping submarines that were built in the northern German city of Kiel and largely paid for by the German government with nuclear-tipped cruise missiles. The missiles can be launched using a previously secret hydraulic ejection system. Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak told SPIEGEL that Germans should be "proud" that they have secured the existence of the state of Israel "for many years."

 

• Secret Cooperation: Israel Deploys Nuclear Weapons on German-Built Submarines, Spiegel Online http://t.co/HjuPf8gx