(Israel) Arrival of Sa’ar 6 Ships Marks Evolution of Israeli Naval Doctrine (Yaakov Lappin, BESA Center)

The docking of the first of four German-made Sa’ar 6-class Israel Navy warships (dubbed Magen) at Haifa Naval Base marks the arrival of an advanced sea platform that will give Israel new capabilities to defend its critical offshore energy resources against a growing array of precision-guided enemy weaponry.