Super Subs The German Defense Industry Discovers Asia

The German defense industry is increasingly looking to Asia as a growing market for its products. Conflicts in the Far East have led to a demand for the kind of giant -- and expensive -- submarines that come from shipyards in northern Germany.
Von Otfried Nassauer und Gordon Repinski
A submarine under construction in Kiel. This particular boat was built for export to Israel but many similar models are heading for Asia.

A submarine under construction in Kiel. This particular boat was built for export to Israel but many similar models are heading for Asia.

Foto: Carsten Rehder/ dpa
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