Tau Empire Symbol

The icon of the T'au Empire.

Sensor Spines are a T'au vehicle support system that consists of several highly-sensitive antennae mounted on the prow of the vehicle.

These Sensor Spines aid the vehicle by feeding data to an advanced ground-following flight control system, thus plotting safe courses through treacherous terrain and avoiding traps or mines that might lie hidden out of sight.


  • Codex: Tau (3rd Edition), pg. 20
  • Codex: Tau Empire (4th Edition), pg. 29
  • Codex: Tau Empire (6th Edition), pg. 72
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