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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 163162 by Patrick Weis. Germany Army Eurocopter EC 665 Tiger UHT, 74 01
Photo ID 63836 by Rob Hendriks. Germany Army Eurocopter EC 665 Tiger UHT, 98 12
Photo ID 21898 by Karl Drage. Germany Army Eurocopter EC 665 Tiger UHT, 74 09
Photo ID 8745 by Lieuwe Hofstra. Germany Army Eurocopter EC 665 Tiger UHT, 98 12
Photo ID 159775 by Thomas Ziegler - Aviation-Media. Germany Army Eurocopter EC 665 Tiger UHT, 74 01
Photo ID 36961 by Sebastian Franek. Germany Army Eurocopter EC 665 Tiger UHT, 74 08
Photo ID 181700 by Milos Ruza. Germany Army Eurocopter EC 665 Tiger UHT, 74 21
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