France fine-tunes Tigerhelicopter for Afghanistan
France was the first of four countries procuring the Eurocopter Tiger combat helicopter to deploy it operationally. Three aircraft have been flying in Afghanistan since July. The other countries—Spain, Germany and Australia—are keenly interested in its performance in the hot, high and dusty conditions of the country, and expect to benefit from the lessons learned in Afghanistan by France. Because of the conditions in Afghanistan, the helicopter could not be fully deployed as it was ...
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