Germany has agreed to sell more than  $1 billion in arms to Israel, according to a German newspaper.

The Bild newspaper added Sunday that Germany would supply the Jewish state with a pair of guided missile destroyers, with a net worth of $1.3 billion.

Israel is saying the destroyers will guard the Jewish state’s system of gas pipelines.

The deal was proposed months ago, resulting in a series of meetings between IDF officials and German reps before a satisfactory contract was reached.

Yossi Cohen, the head of the Israeli Prime Minister’s National Security Council, reportedly visited Berlin last week to cement the deal.

Germany has a recent history of selling elite arms to Israel, including a suite of dolphin missiles that have been slowly delivered to the Jewish government over the course of the last year or so.

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