Saar 5 built in U.S. for Israel - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • hollingsworth
    • 16.07.06 | 05:40 (IDT)

    It might be interesting to note in passing that three Saar 5 Class "corvettes" were built for the Israeli navy by Ingalls Shipbuilding in Mississippi in the mid-ninties. 'Saar 5' sounds so so Israeli, but the ship is, as one might expect, very American in origin. What America needs to do, in order to bring more military parity to the ME, is to outlaw military hardware contracts from Israel, and to not hand over another U.S. taxpayer dime for the purchase of such hardware.

    from the article: IDF finds bodies of missing sailors aboard damaged Navy ship
    First published 00:00 16.07.06 | Last updated 00:00 16.07.06
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