Airbus Tiger’s ‘Nervous System’ At Heart Of Midlife Upgrade

Tiger helicopter
France will upgrade 42 of its Tiger HAD attack helicopters to the Mk. 3 standard, but has options to upgrade 25 more.
Credit: Tony Osborne/AW&ST
Europe’s Tiger attack helicopter is getting a long-awaited upgrade to keep the rotorcraft relevant into the 2050s. The Tiger Mk. 3 upgrade will focus on refurbishing the rotorcraft’s “nervous system,” says Victor Gerin-Roze, Airbus’ program head. But the new variant will also crucially ensure that...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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