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Eurocopter EC-665 Tiger UHT

Photo ID 199998 by Stephan Franke - Fighter-Wings. Germany Air Force Eurocopter EC 665 Tiger UHT, 74 56
The Eurocopter Tiger is an attack helicopter manufactured by Eurocopter. In 1984, the West German and French governments issued a requirement for an advanced multi-role battlefield helicopter. A joint venture consisting of MBB and Aérospatiale was subsequently chosen as the preferred supplier.

The UHT (from Unterstützungshubschrauber Tiger; Ger. supporting helicopter Tiger) is a medium-weight multi-role fire support helicopter built for the Bundeswehr (German Armed Forces).
  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • First Flight: Apr 1991
  • Initial Service Date: 2003
  • No. Built: 366
  • No. In Service: 80 (approx.)
  • No. of Hardpoints: 4
  • Crew: 2

Power:

2× Rolls-Royce/Turbomeca/MTU MTR390 turboshafts at 2,340 hp

Weapons:

Guns:
1x30mm Rheinmetall RMK30
Missiles:
Air-to-ground: PARS 3LR, HOT3, Hydra 70mm rockets
Air-to-air: AIM-92 Stinger

Dimensions:

Length:46 ft. 2 in.
Rotor Length:42 ft. 8 in.
Rotor Disc Area:1,430 sq.ft
Height:12 ft. 7 in.
Empty Weight:6,750 lbs
Max. Weight:13,000 lbs
Max. Payload:3,870 lbs
Internal Fuel:2,380 lbs

Performance:

Max. Speed:196 mph
Cruise Speed:181 mph
Service Ceiling:13,000 ft.
Normal Range:430 nm
Max. Range:701 nm

Operators:

German Army

Random great photos of the Eurocopter EC-665 Tiger UHT:

Photo ID 82878 by Günther Feniuk. Germany Army Eurocopter EC 665 Tiger UHT, 74 18
Photo ID 82816 by Lieuwe Hofstra. Germany Army Eurocopter EC 665 Tiger UHT, 74 18
Photo ID 37022 by Ales Hottmar. Germany Army Eurocopter EC 665 Tiger UHT, 74 08
Photo ID 145748 by Rainer Mueller. Germany Air Force Eurocopter EC 665 Tiger UHT, 74 36
Photo ID 9876 by Lieuwe Hofstra. Germany Army Eurocopter EC 665 Tiger UHT, 74 08
Photo ID 154381 by Carl Brent. Germany Army Eurocopter EC 665 Tiger UHT, 74 26
Photo ID 142416 by markus altmann. Germany Army Eurocopter EC 665 Tiger UHT, 74 01
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