Both Germany and Singapore planned for the construction of 218SG Batch 2 type submarines. Last year Singapore’s ministry of Defence announced that they need 2 more submarines so they want Germany to help them in its production so they signed contract with them which includes crew training and logistics.
The new advanced submarines will prove to be decisive for naval missions of Singapore and will further enhance its naval capabilities.
Highly advanced engineering concepts and technology is required for its construction along with raining, maintenance and construction costs which will help in modern combat missions of navy.
Singapore production company is highly enthusiastic in the production of third and fourth 218 SG submarine and progress has been seen in their work which will take time to be completed by 2024.These two new submarines will have good sensors and long term endurance and high quality technology and systems.