Thales Underwater Systems (TUS) will unveil two new systems for underwater warfare at EURONAVAL 2016 naval and maritime international event to be held in Le Bourget, France 17-21 October. The company will unveil the CAPTAS 4 Compact towed sonar system and a torpedo-based AUSS (Autonomous Underwater Surface System) multi-mission and multi-sensors surface surveillance and reconnaissance autonomous underwater vehicle. The CAPTAS 4 Compact sonar was designated for installation in frigates.

The CAPTAS 4 Compact sonar could be selected to equip the future FTI (Frégate de Taille Intermédiaire) 4000t frigates to be purchased by French Ministry of Defence armament procurement agency, the DGA (Direction Générale de l´Armement) to progressively replace the La Fayette-class frigates.

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