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French Army Light Aviation

Del'd: 360 - 1973 to present


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The ALAT received 170 SA.341F from 1973 to 1977 to replace the Alouette 2. 110 of them were originally envisioned to be upgraded as SA.341M with provision for antitank HOT missiles but after entering service in 1978 they proved to be unpowered for their new role so only 40 were modified. Other 62 SA.341F were fitted with a GIAT 20 mm cannon. In February 1980, deliveries of the more powerful SA.342M began.

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YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
2009/    4 RHFS Pau Uzein
1998/09DAOSPau Uzein
1981/94LÁrmee Francaise de BerlinDE Berlin-Tegel
1978/922 RHCDE Friedrichshafen
DE Freiburg Breisgau
1977/    1 RHCCannes Mandelieu
Phalsbourg / Camp de la Horie
1977/    3 RHCLe Luc
Etain Rouvres
1977/    5 RHC Cannes Mandelieu
Pau Uzein
1976/977 RHCEtain Rouvres
Nancy / Essey
1975/77GALDIV 4Etain Rouvres
1973/    EAALAT Le Luc

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