ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) has come to an agreement with the procurement authorities of Germany and Norway on the general conditions for the purchase of six Type 212 Common Design (CD) submarines.
TKMS said that all parties have agreed to the technical content and contractual terms. The German defence firm added that, if the contract is signed this summer, construction of the first submarine could begin in 2023.
Delivery of the first submarine for the Royal Norwegian Navy is expected from 2029, while delivery of the initial two boats for the German Navy is scheduled for 2031 and 2034, respectively.
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