Eurocopter Tiger / Tigre
spain Fuerzas Aeromóviles del Ejército de Tierra

Spanish Army Aviation

Del'd: 9 - 2007 to present


Fuerzas Aeromóviles del Ejército de Tierra Tiger / Tigre

Fuerzas Aeromóviles del Ejército de Tierra Tiger / Tigre
In September 2003, Spain, partner at the EADS group, selected a version of the Tiger HAP combat support helicopter to be called the HAD which will be armed with the Trigat LR and Mistral missile systems. 24 helicopters will be ordered which will also have an uprated Enhanced MTR390 engine and a heavier payload. Deliveries were scheduled for 2007-08.

As of 2010, contract was reduced to six HAP and eleven HAD

Full Operational Capability (FOC) achieved June 2012

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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

One NH90 and Two HAD-E Tiger Delivered to FAMET, 18-Dec-14 : Official delivery of the first two Tiger helicopters in the new HAD-E version and the first NH90 GSPA tactical transport helicopter to the Spanish Army Airmobile Force (FAMET).

Spanish-assembled Tiger HAD/E first flight, 30-Jul-13 : Albacete, Spain - Eurocopter’s Tiger combat helicopter program has reached an important new milestone with the maiden flight yesterday of the initial Tiger HAD/E variant assembled at Eurocopter's Spanish facilities in Albacete, Spain.

Tiger HAD Tests Begin in Spain, 16-Sep-10 : The first HAD support and attack version of the Eurocopter’s Tiger initiated flight test program at Eurocopter’s Albacete facility in Spain

Tiger HAD for Spain Performed Maiden Flight, 17-Dec-07 : The first flight of the HAD-E version of the Tiger (c/n 5001 for Spain Army) has taken place in Marignane, France on December 14th, 2007

First Tiger Helicopters Delivered to the Spanish Army, 21-May-07 : Spanish Army's first three Tiger / Tigre helicopters arrived to FAMET base in Almagro


YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
2007/    BHELA I Almagro

List of Aircraft

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    2005 hap     HA.28-01: ET-701. FAMET BHELA I d/d abr07, test serial F-ZKBB
    2007 hap     HA.28-02: ET-702. FAMET BHELA I d/d abr07; ex F-ZKBH
    2008 hap     HA.28-03: ET-703. FAMET BHELA I d/d abr07; ex F-ZKBC
    2014 hap     HA.28-04: ET-704. FAMET BHELA I d/d mar08, test serial F-ZJRM
    2017 hap     HA.28-05: ET-705. FAMET BHELA I d/d oct08, test serial F-ZKBN
    2020 hap     HA.28-06: ET-706. FAMET BHELA I d/d dec09; ex F-ZKBM
    5002 had     HA.28-07: 5002/HADE02 as HA.28-07-10008; Feb14 as HA.28-10008
    5003 had     HA.28-08: 5003/HAD/E03 ET-708 d/d Jan15. HA.28-08-10009
    5004 had     HA.28-09: 5004/HAD/E04 ET-709 Jun15, HA.28-09-10010
    5005 had     HA.28-10: 5005/HAD/E05 ET-710 Sep15, HA.28-09-10011
    5006 had     HA.28-11: 5006/HAD/E06 ET-711 Jun17, HA.28-08-10041
    5001 had 2007     HA.28-18: 5001/HAD/E01 Eurocopter España f/f Sep10
Eurocopter France F-ZWBP: Eurocopter France f/f 14dec07, first serial HAD French +

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