The French army has been conducting environmental trials with the latest version of its Tiger attack helicopter, the Tiger HAD. The HAD, which entered service with a front-line French army unit in December 2013, is the anti-armor variant of the Airbus Helicopters EC665 Tiger fitted with more powerful MTU-Turbomeca MTR390-E engines. It is capable of carrying precision-guided missiles such as the AGM-114 Hellfire, which France selected for its aircraft in 2007. The month-long trial, from June ...

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