The Tiger UHT is a multi-role fire support medium-weight 6 tonnes helicopter. The Trigat Fire and Forget missiles and/or the hot missiles it carries offer anti-tank capability, while 68-mm rockets ensure air-to-ground fire support. A 12.7 mm air-to-air gun pod and air-to-air Stinger missiles can also be installed. The helicopter also features a mast-mounted sight with a second-generation IRCCD infrared channel and a TV channel, as well as a nose-mounted IRCCD control FLIR for the pilot. Countermeasures include radar/laser/missiles launch/missile approach warning receivers and decoy launchers. The integrated logistic system enables to drastically reduce the extend of maintenance work per flight hour, and keep the life cycle costs down. There are 3 versions: the Tiger UHT - Germany -, the Tiger HAP - France - and the Tiger HAD - Spain and France.
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