Panzerabwehrhubschrauber ( german for Tank-defence helicopter
) for the West German Army in the Cold War as a mean to face a Warsaw Pact tank invasion.
212 delivered armed with with Euromissile HOT antitank missiles. Upgrades as PAH-1A1 capable of firing the HOT 2 variant.
Replaced by the UH Tiger
and refurbished in utility variant.