The Norwegian Defense Minister said that the Netherlands would be welcome to join the Type212 NG submarine program, resulting from the partnership between Germany and Norway. The Netherlands Navy is currently in the process of preparing for the launch of a tender to replace its Walrus-class submarines dating from the 80s.
As a reminder, Norway has ended the call for tenders between the Scorpene of DCNS and the U212 of TKMS, to accept the offer of a strategic partnership from Germany in order to jointly design and build a version. improved from the Type212 submarine, the German Navy committing to command 2 submarines of this class, and to share equally the development costs of this new class.
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