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ALAT - French Army Air Corps


  • Aviation Légère de l'Armée de Terre French Army Air Corps

ALAT regiments subunits :
  EHA - Escadrille d Helicopteres d Attaque
  EHAP - Escadrille d Helicopteres d Appui protection
  EHR - Escadrille d Helicopteres de Reconnaissance
  EHM - Escadrille d Helicopteres de Manouvre
  EHOR - Escadrille d Helicopteres d Observation Radar

In September 2009 the ALAT changed the structure of codes on the helicopters. From code ranges designated for the squadrons toward a fixed code to the helicopter. These 3 digit are the last 3 from the civilian F-M... number.

Organisation News

French Army Aviation NH90 Simulator Ready, 28-Aug-15 : Sogitec announces that NAHEMA (NATO Helicopter Management Agency) and the French Defense Procurement Agency have declared ready for training the French Army Aviation NH90 Full Flight Simulator (FFS)

Sagem To Upgrade French Helicopters Optronic Systems, 16-Jun-15 : Paris Air Show 2015 Sagem will upgrade Euroflir 350 optronic systems on the French army s Cougar helicopters, and the Caracal fleet deployed by France s special and conventional forces.

NHI Delivers the 15th NH90 to French ALAT, 15-Jun-15 : Paris Air Show 2015 NHI delivered the 15th NH90 Caiman TTH helicopter to the French Army (ALAT) during the Paris Air show

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Rotary Wing Aircraft Units Login to Edit

Rotary Wing Aircraft UnitCreatedDisband
    Détachement ALAT des Opérations Speciales - special operations aviation detachment DAOS1997 2009
    l'Ecole d'Application l'ALAT - army aviation school EAALAT1957 --
    l'Ecole Franco Allemande - French German School EFA2003 --
    LÁrmee Francaise de Berlin - DETALAT Berlin 1947 1994
    1 Regiment D'Helicopteres de Combat - 1 combat helicopters regiment 1 RHC1977 --
    2 Regiment D'Helicopteres de Combat - 2 combat helicopters regiment 2 RHC1978 1992
    3 Regiment D'Helicopteres de Combat - 3 combat helicopters regiment 3 RHC1977 --
    4 Regiment d'Helicopteres de Combat et de Manouvre - 4 combat helicopter regiment 4 RHCM1985 1999
    4 Regiment d'Helicopters des Forces Speciales - 4 special forces helicopter regiment 4 RHFS2009 --
    5 Regiment D'Helicopteres de Combat - 5 combat helicopters regiment 5 RHC1977 --
    6 Regiment d'Helicopteres de Combat et de Manouvre - 6 combat helicopter regiment 6 RHCM1977 2007
    7 Regiment D'Helicopteres de Combat - 7 combat helicopters regiment 7 RHC1958 1997
    5 Groupe d'Helicopteres Legers - 5 light helicopters group 5GHL1977 1998
    4 Groupe d'Aviation Legere Divisionnaire - 4 divisional light aviation group GALDIV 41968 1977

Locations for this Org Login to Edit

Base / HeliportUnits on this Location
   Etain Rouvres3 RHC 1977/now
   Le LucEAALAT 1963/now
EFA 2003/now
   Pau Uzin5 RHC 1977/now
4 RHFS 2009/now
   Phalsbourg / Camp de la Horie1 RHC 1977/now

Organisation Models Login to Edit

  NHI NH90 TTH 2012
  EC EC725AP Caracal 2010
  EC Tiger / Tigre 2003
  EC AS355 Ecureuil 2 181992
  EC AS532UL Cougar 291989
  SNIA gazelle 3601973
  SNIA sa330 puma 1501969
  SNIA alouette iii 1960
  sikorsky s-55 H-1919561971
  SNIA alouette ii 23019552000
  SA SO-1221 Djinn1001954??
  bell 4719521986
  piasecki H-21

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