Skip to comments.Germany's entire submarine fleet is now out of action
Posted on 10/20/2017 8:46:39 PM PDT by sukhoi-30mki
BERLIN (AP) All of Germany's six submarines are out of action, and the country's defense minister isn't happy about it.
The Kieler Nachrichten newspaper reports that four U-boats are being serviced in boatyards while two others are waiting for a berth.
Asked how Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen views the temporary loss of the underwater fleet, her spokesman said Friday that "this is obviously not a good situation."
Jens Flosdorff told reporters in Berlin that "we would hope the mission readiness was higher, but sometimes with technology the devil is in the detail."
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but am concerned about this development. I fully expect a submarine attack in the Atlantic perpetrated by the Germans this week or next. Please keep watch.
One would think so, given that by definition it couldn't be lower.
If one of the German submarine Captains went all old wet would he command a Kauboi boot? Could he then ever Stier it back down the right path?
The jokes just write themselves.
Doenitz must be spinning.
Perhaps more Muslims will help.
It is about time the Germans start to pay for their defense. If they will not defend their homeland from silent invasion, they should at least pay to defend their region.
DAMN EMMISION STANDARDS AGAIN.!!
Aren’t Doenitz what German police have with coffee?
This just begs for another one of those YouTube “Hitler” videos...
Who’s the U-boat Commander??? ...
Germany has only six submarines???
Well.... the Muslims ain’t swimming across the German border.
“Ich bin ein Berliner”
Yes, but they are all politically correct solar powered. No nukes or diesels. Green, green, green! ;>)
Yes, six Type 212 U-Boats. They plan to build two more...by 2030. Quite advanced non-nuclear subs, and reportedly very effective.
When they're actually operational, at any rate.
Navy is not even the worst maintained part of the German military. An actor like Ukraine would beat the Germans in a war today.
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