Tiger

MBDA and Airbus to integrate Mistral 3 missile on Tiger MkIII

MBDA and Airbus to integrate Mistral 3 missile on Tiger MkIII

8-Mar-2022Source: MBDA

MBDA and Airbus Helicopters have been co-contracted for the integration of Mistral 3 missile on the French-Spanish Tiger MkIII attack helicopter and MHT missile on the French Tiger MkIII. The contracts were signed by OCCAR (Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation), on behalf of the French and Spanish Procurement agencies, the DGA (Direction générale de l’armement)... Read more

Safran’s Euroflir 510: the Tiger helicopter’s new optronic sight

Safran’s Euroflir 510: the Tiger helicopter’s new optronic sight

4-Mar-2022Source: Safran

With the Tiger attack helicopter scheduled for a mid-life upgrade, Safran Electronics & Defense has won a contract to supply 85 Euroflir 510 optronic (electro-optical) sights from the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR), on behalf of the French and Spanish defense procurement agencies. This gyro-stabilized optronic system, successor to the Strix sight, will be... Read more

France and Spain launch Tiger MkIII programme

France and Spain launch Tiger MkIII programme

4-Mar-2022Source: Airbus Helicopters

OCCAR (Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation), on behalf of the French and Spanish Armament General Directorate, the DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement) and the DGAM (Dirección General de Armamento y Material) has awarded a contract to Airbus Helicopters for the development, production, and initial in-service support of the Tiger MkIII attack helicopter upgrade programme. The... Read more

Rheinmetall and Thales extend Tiger simulator support contract

Rheinmetall and Thales extend Tiger simulator support contract

1-Nov-2021Source: Rheinmetall

Together with its partner Thales, Rheinmetall will continue to look after the helicopter simulators used for training crews of the Tiger attack helicopter. In summer 2021, a contract to this effect was awarded through OCCAR, the European procurement organization. This integrated service support contract, which for Rheinmetall represents sales in the low double-digit million-euro range,... Read more

Tiger marks 30 years of flying

Tiger marks 30 years of flying

5-May-2021Source: Airbus Helicopters

As the Tiger celebrates the 30th anniversary of its first flight, it’s time to look at how far the programme has come since 27 April 1991. Resulting from the successful cooperation between France and Germany, with Australia and Spain joining the programme in 2001 and 2003 respectively, the aircraft has proven its value as a... Read more

Australia to replace Tiger with AH-64E

Australia to replace Tiger with AH-64E

15-Jan-2021Source: Australian Gov

The Australian Army’s armed reconnaissance capability will be strengthened following the selection of Boeing Apache Guardian to replace Army’s Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH) from 2025. Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC said the AH-64E Apache Guardian is equipped with improved sensors, communications suites, attack capabilities and improved survivability. “This new ARH capability... Read more

Barco provides projection system for Tiger Helicopter simulators

Barco provides projection system for Tiger Helicopter simulators

8-Dec-2020Source: Barco

Barco, a global leader in visualization technology, is proud to announce it will provide the projection solution for two Tiger helicopter simulation systems. The end customer commissioned ST Engineering Antycip (formerly Antycip Simulation) for the upgrade, who in their turn selected Barco’s FL40-4K projectors for the job. The two Tiger helicopter simulation systems are located... Read more

Airbus signs Global Support Contract for Tiger

Airbus signs Global Support Contract for Tiger

4-Dec-2019Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters and OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Coopération en matière d’Armement / Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation) have signed a tri-lateral Global Support Contract aimed at boosting the availability rate of the Tigers in service in the French, German, and Spanish Armies. With this long-term support agreement, Tiger readiness and supportability will be secured for... Read more

Airbus offers Australia cost-effective Tiger for operations beyond 2040

Airbus offers Australia cost-effective Tiger for operations beyond 2040

2-Sep-2019Source: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters is offering a cost-effective approach for taking the Tiger platform beyond 2040, in response to the Commonwealth of Australia’s (CoA) Request for Information (RFI) for the Project LAND4503 Armed Reconnaissance Capability. The RFI seeks solutions for the army’s future armed reconnaissance helicopter needs. Airbus is the manufacturer of the tandem seat Tiger helicopters... Read more

Airbus Tiger to get a new set of claws

Airbus Tiger to get a new set of claws

28-Sep-2018Source: Airbus Helicopters

OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Coopération en matière d’Armement / Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation) has commissioned Airbus Helicopters, on behalf of the French, German and Spanish Armament agencies DGA, BAAINBw and DGAM, to perform de-risking studies aimed at providing the Tiger with next generation battlefield capabilities. Their main objective is to prepare the development and retrofit phases of the new avionics, mission, and weapon... Read more

Germany ends Tiger Helicopter Grounding

Germany ends Tiger Helicopter Grounding

26-Sep-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Airbus Tiger attack helicopters have been given approval by the German military to resume flights. The Tiger helicopters were grounded after a fatal crash in Mali. Pilots are now having to adhere to certain speed and weight restrictions, as well as the amount of autopilot usage, reports DFNS.net Air.... Read more

Four bidders for Polish attack helicopter order

Four bidders for Polish attack helicopter order

21-Sep-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Poland is currently launching the tender process for a new attack helicopter. Bidders used the MSPO show to showcase their candidates. The show was held in Kielce from September 5-8.  Warsaw is looking into acquiring 34 new attack helicopters, with an initial batch of three to be delivered by 2022, reports Flight Global. Turkish Aerospace... Read more

Safran signs new production contract for Strix sights on Tiger helicopters

Safran signs new production contract for Strix sights on Tiger helicopters

4-Jul-2017Source: Safran

Safran Electronics & Defense has signed a contract with the Organization for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR) to supply 18 more Strix optronic sights for the Tiger helicopter program. This latest tranche is part of France’s revised 2014–19 defense spending plan, which calls for a homogenous fleet of 67 Tiger HAD (multi-role attack) helicopters. Strix is... Read more

Poland – Airbus Helicopters seeks to work with PGZ on Tiger

Poland – Airbus Helicopters seeks to work with PGZ on Tiger

28-Apr-2016Source: Airbus Helicopters

Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ) and Airbus Helicopters are hosting a two-day workshop in Radom on the 28 – 29 April to identify potential areas of cooperation around the Tiger HAD project, in the frame of the Kruk attack helicopter project. The event included the global network of Tiger HAD suppliers who took part in the... Read more

Airbus release their numbers for 2015

Airbus release their numbers for 2015

26-Jan-2016Source: Airbus

Capitalising on its transformation plan that has put the company’s priorities on customer satisfaction, quality and safety, and competitiveness, Airbus Helicopters focused its efforts in 2015 on executing its strategic roadmap and meeting its targets against a challenging market backdrop and delays in the key military campaigns. During 2015, Airbus Helicopters delivered 395 rotorcraft from... Read more

France orders another seven Tiger HAD attack helicopters

France orders another seven Tiger HAD attack helicopters

4-Jan-2016Source: Airbus Helicopters

The French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA) has ordered seven additional Tiger HAD attack helicopters, bringing to 67 the total number of Tigers that will eventually be operated by the French Army Aviation. The additional Tigers will be delivered in 2017-2018. “The French Army Aviation have put the Tiger to the test in multiple theatres and... Read more

21-Jul-15 Eurocopter Tiger Darwin, Australia

21-Jul-15 Eurocopter Tiger Darwin, Australia

21-Jul-2015

Precautionary landing by a road after warning light illuminated – later cleared for direct flight back to base... Read more

Tiger crews to continue to train with Rheinmetall simulation technology

Tiger crews to continue to train with Rheinmetall simulation technology

16-Feb-2015Source: Rheinmetall

Crews of the Franco-German Tiger multi-purpose attack helicopter will continue in future to train with tried-and-tested simulation technology from Rheinmetall. The Düsseldorf-based Group recently booked an order to this effect worth several tens of millions €. In December 2014 the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Coopération en matière d’Armement) contracted with... Read more

Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter upgrade

Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter upgrade

27-Oct-2014Source: Department of Defence

Minister for Defence Senator David Johnston today announced he has given Combined Pass approval for an interim Tactical Data Link for the Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopters in service with the Australian Army. Under LAND 2089 Phase 3B, a total of 21 Tiger helicopters will be upgraded with a tactical information exchange solution that further integrates... Read more

Eurocopter exhibits the largest range of military helicopters at Eurosatory 2012

Eurocopter exhibits the largest range of military helicopters at Eurosatory 2012

11-Jun-2012Source: Eurocopter

Backed by the largest range of military helicopters in operation with armed forces around the world, Eurocopter will showcase the versatility and efficiency of its rotorcraft at the Eurosatory 2012 exhibition, to be held June 11-15 at the Villepinte Exhibition Center near Paris. This presence will include French Army displays of the most modern air... Read more

Tiger gunship debuts with French forces in Afghanistan

Tiger gunship debuts with French forces in Afghanistan

21-Jul-2010Source: Sify

Thales has announced that together with the Tiger helicopter gunship, its TopOwl helmet-mounted sight and display system (HMSD) has been deployed with the French forces in Afghanista... Read more

Eurocopter opts out of Indian Air Force $2 billion helicopter tender

Eurocopter opts out of Indian Air Force $2 billion helicopter tender

27-Oct-2009Source: Domain-B

Sources indicate that the Eurocopter’s product, the Tigre ARH, may not be ready in time to participate in field trials next year as it is undergoing an upgrade... Read more

French Army opens Tiger simulation centre and EA-ALAT army aviation simulation centre

French Army opens Tiger simulation centre and EA-ALAT army aviation simulation centre

9-Oct-2009Source: Thales

Coinciding with the ceremony to mark the beginning of the 2009-2010 training year, the French Army Light Aviation training application school (EA-ALAT) today inaugurated two helicopter simulator training centres: the Tiger simulation centre at the Franco-German Tiger training school, and the EA-ALAT simulation centre.... Read more

Tiger achieves major milestone for Australian Army

Tiger achieves major milestone for Australian Army

2-Oct-2009Source: Australian Dept of Defence

Greg Combet, Minister for Defence Personnel, Materiel and Science today announced the achievement of a major milestone in project AIR 87, the Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter project.... Read more

Thales To Upgrade TopOwl Helmet Modules for Australian Military

Thales To Upgrade TopOwl Helmet Modules for Australian Military

28-Aug-2009Source: Thales

Thales has secured an order from prime contractor Australian Aerospace to upgrade the TopOwl Helmet-Mounted Sight Display Modules fitted to Australia’s Tiger helicopters.  TopOwl HMSD links the pilot directly to the armaments, night-vision and navigation systems of the army’s armed reconnaissance helicopters.... Read more

France to Give Eurocopter Tiger Helicopters to Pakistan

France to Give Eurocopter Tiger Helicopters to Pakistan

6-Jul-2009Source: Pro-Pakistan

France has agreed to provide Tigre Attack helicopter to Pakistan in line with its growing use against the foreign financed terrorists operating in tribal areas of Pakistan.... Read more

Australia flags Tiger progressive upgrade

Australia flags Tiger progressive upgrade

2-Jul-2009Source: Rotorhub

The Australian Department of Defence is flagging emerging plans for a progressive upgrade to its Eurocopter Tiger armed reconnaissance helicopters.... Read more

French army seeks Tiger enhancements for Afghan debut

French army seeks Tiger enhancements for Afghan debut

8-May-2009Source: Flightglobal

The French army is conducting a series of urgent modifications to its Eurocopter Tiger HAP attack helicopters, in advance of receiving an order to deploy the type operationally for the first time, to Afghanistan.... Read more

Eurocopter successfully leads the first firing campaign of the HAD Tiger using the Spike missile

Eurocopter successfully leads the first firing campaign of the HAD Tiger using the Spike missile

12-Sep-2008Source: Eurocopter

Eurocopter successfully leads the first firing campaign of the HAD Tiger using the Spike missile... Read more

Eurocopter showcases a State-of the-Art Product Range at EUROSATORY 2008

Eurocopter showcases a State-of the-Art Product Range at EUROSATORY 2008

16-Jun-2008Source: Eurocopter

Eurocopter showcases a State-of the-Art Product Range at EUROSATORY 2008... Read more

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