Smelling Tiger blood, Bell and Boeing are circling Airbus’s underperforming attack helicopter program in Australia. They calculate that Canberra will soon seek a replacement for the Airbus Tiger, even though it has been fully operational for less than a year. Bell, moreover, sees potential to package the replacement with a contract for deployable special-forces helicopters. The Australian Army’s 22 Tigers may yet save Airbus from this embarrassment. The company says reliability ...


"Boeing And Bell See Chance Of Replacing Australian Tigers" is part of Aviation Week & Space Technology’s subscription package. Click “subscribe now” below to view your options.  


Current Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine subscribers: simply use your subscriber email to log in to your account (or contact us for assistance in updating your account).
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.

Already registered? here.