A French Navy NH90 NFH about to land onboard FREMM Aquitaine
Picture: French Navy
In its ASW configuration (which is the case for first ship of the class Aquitaine), the FREMM will be one of the most potent sub-hunting platform in Europe. Indeed the vessel is fitted with the state-of-the art CAPTAS 4 variable depth sonar as well as a bow sonar, both made by Thales. The class may deploy up to 19 MU90 torpedoes. FREMM frigates will also deploy the new NH90 NFH helicopter for ASW missions. The French Navy has just started trials of MU90 integration onboard NH90 helicopter. French Navy NH90 will also be fitted with a sonar: the FLASH dipping sonar by Thales.
Link to FREMM frigate technical datasheet
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