The Navy purchased a new model ships

הגוררת הקיימת. צילום ארכיון: חיל הים

Purchase of tugs was performed in order to adjust the tugs to the Dolphin submarine AIP: the new tugs with a new abilities and qualities that were not before. “

תאריך: 05/11/2014, 11:30    
מחבר: שחר רופין, אתר צה”ל

חיל הים

New ships for the Navy: two tugs, model adapted for Dolphin submarine AIP news, to join the ranks of the Navy. The first of which has already been launched in June this year, and is currently in favour of sea trials confirmed the transaction properties of the new submarines.

The second practice is expected to arrive in early 2015. “The new tugs brought them
Skills and qualities that were not before, “testified marine engineering branch head, Lieutenant Colonel Alon Friedman, who functions as a focal point for building knowledge and craft, design the site.

Drag boat helped the Navy has two main roles. In order to enter and leave the port, naval ships should use ship drags and role is to enable regular docking and fast. The second role is to serve as a rescue vessel, rescue and fire. Master tugs serving boys and girls alike, and they participate in security operations.

New generation submarine, Dolphin submarines from the AIP, and required their designated earlier tugs. “The new tugs have a unique propulsion system, which allows maneuverability is nearly limitless,” Lieutenant Colonel Friedman. “The new tugs” bits.

Lieutenant Colonel Friedman explained why tugs available today are not appropriate for the new submarines, saying that “from the outset the tugs that are not designed to work with u,
But when necessary make the appropriate “get, he added.

Translated from Hebrew