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Prototype Of Tiger Fire-Support Helicopter Undergoes Tests

June 19 2012


The French army is testing a prototype of the fire-support variant of the Tiger attack helicopter, reports

After eight weeks of operational trials, the HAD (helicopter appui-destruction), will begin service, according to a French Defense Ministry release.

The French army previously received 37 Tiger helicopters in the support and escort variant and plans to operate a fleet of 80 aircraft equally divided between the two configurations.

Tiger HAD...

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