Eurocopter Tiger / Tigre

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News about Eurocopter Tiger / Tigre



Airbus Offering Australia Tiger Beyond 2040, 29-Aug-19 : #Tiger Airbus responded Australian Request for Information (RFI) for the Tiger replacement Project LAND 4503 claiming AUD 3 billion in savings if chosen against Bell or Boeing proposals

Australian Army Tigers Aboard Canberra for IPE 19, 02-May-19 : #IPE19 Australian Army’ Tiger helicopters aboard HMAS Canberra for Indo Pacific Endeavour (IPE) deployment

Support Contract Extension for Australian Tiger, 17-Apr-19 : #Tiger Airbus Australia Pacific received a 5-year contract extension to support the 22 Australian Army’s Tiger helicopters

RAF Chinooks Reinforce French Mission in Mali, 27-Dec-18 : For the first time since arrival in July 2018 to Mali to support the French-led Operation Barkhane, a RAF Chinook trained the “kangaroo” refueling procedure with French helicopters Tiger and NH90

Tiger Next Generation Battlefield Capabilities, 28-Sep-18 : #Tiger Airbus Helicopters to perform de-risking studies aimed at providing the Tiger with next generation battlefield capabilities on behalf French, German and Spanish Armies

Airbus Instructor Sets World Record on NH90 and Tiger, 13-Sep-18 : #pilot Airbus Australia flight instructor Matt Barker is the first pilot in the world to achieve 1000 flight hours on both the ARH Tiger and MRH90 Taipan helicopters

Tiger’ Engine MTR390 Maintenance at Bordeaux, 01-Aug-18 : Tiger engine MTR390 new maintenance and repair facility goes operational in Bordeaux, France. Another facility to be located at Albacete, Spain is scheduled for April 2019

France Upgraded First of 36 Tiger to HAD Variant, 21-Dec-17 : Airbus delivered first of 36 French Army Tiger HAP upgraded to the HAD version involving over 100 airframe modifications and installing over 1500 new parts and 250 electrical cables

German Tiger Helicopters to Resume Flights, 22-Sep-17 : German Army to lift, with some restrictions, the grounding order of Tiger helicopters imposed after last July crash in Mali

German Tiger Crashes in Mali, Two Peacekeepers Killed, 31-Jul-17 : German Army Tiger helicopter, part of peacekeeping mission MINUSMA in Mali, crashed killing the two crew members

Safran to Supply Strix Sights for Tiger HAD, 21-Jun-17 : Paris Air Show 2017 Safran Electronics & Defense to supply 18 more Strix optronic sights for the Tiger HAD program of 67 helicopters for the French Army

Australian Tiger Achieves 2,000 Flight Hours, 15-May-17 : Australian Army Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH) serial number #001, delivered back in December 2004, has achieved 2000 flying hours, the first Tiger in the global fleet

German Army Tigers Arrived to Gao in Mali, 25-Mar-17 : After being transported to Mali by AN-124 as part of MINUSMA, the first two of four German Army’s Tiger attack helicopters self deployed 1000 km north of the Capital to their area of operations.

Germany Deploying Helicopters in Mali, 12-Jan-17 : The German Army deploying 4 NH90 and 4 Tiger helicopters to Mali under UN Mission MINUSMA replacing Dutch Chinook and Apaches. Will remain in country until Mid-2018.

Spanish Special Forces at SOFEX-16, 17-Jun-16 : Spanish Navy Assault Ship Castilla participated in the joint Navy/Army special forces exercise SOFEX 16

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