The Spanish government has announced it will send a trio of Eurocopter EC665 Tiger attack helicopters to Afghanistan. The decision, which comes days after the German government gave the green light for the operational use of its own Tigers, was announced by the Spanish army’s Chief of Staff, Gen. Jaime Domínguez Buj. Three of the army’s fleet of six Tigers will be deployed to Herat in Afghanistan’s western region, where 1,500 Spanish personnel are currently serving. Until now, ...
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