Eurocopter EC-665 Tiger UHT Aircraft Data
Photo ID 164268 by Alexandru Chirila. Germany Army Eurocopter EC 665 Tiger UHT, 74 45
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 1,746 kW

Weapons:

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

Dimensions:

Length: 14.08 m.
Rotor Length: 13 m.
Rotor Disc Area: 133 m²
Height: 3.83 m.
Empty Weight: 3,060 kg.
Max. Weight: 6,000 kg.
Max. Payload: 1,755 kg.
Internal Fuel: 1,080 kg.

Performance:

Max. Speed: 315 kph
Cruise Speed: 290 kph
Service Ceiling: 4,000 m.
Normal Range: 800 km
Max. Range: 1,300 km

Operators:

German Army

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