First delivered in the HAP (Hélicoptère d'Appui Protection) configuration. Since mid-2009, three have been deployed to Afghanistan. As of 2010, 40 HAP plus 40 of the much advanced HAD (Hélicoptère d'Appui Destruction) are in order with 24 already delivered. From 2011 Tigres were also deployed against Libya and in the Sahel. On December 2017 the first of 36 HAP to be upgraded to the HAD variant was delivered.
03-Mar-22 - Airbus awarded contract for development and upgrade of 42 French and 18 Spanish helicopters under the Tiger / Tigre Mk III attack helicopter programme. First flight scheduled for 2025 #Tiger3
17-Nov-20 - MBDA (A BAe, Airbus and Leonardo partnership) will develop the Future Tactical Air-to-Surface Missile (MAST-F) for the Tiger gunship helicopter with a +8 km range. Announced 250 annual jobs in France during first 10 years of production #Tiger
03-Dec-19 - OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Coopération en matière d’Armement / Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation) signed long-term support contract for Tiger helicopters of France, Germany and Spain armies #Tiger