French Army tests Tiger HAD, the latest Tiger helicopter version
The latest version of the Tiger combat helicopter of the French Army, the Tiger HAD has undergone operational trials at a French military base in Djibouti.
The testing in Djibouti, were to evaluate the aircraft's performance in high temperature conditions and desert/sand environment, and also or operating the aircraft under difficult conditions.
The tests were necessary to clear the new aircraft for operational use later this year and included live-fire exercises with gun, rockets and missiles.
The testing lasted one month. upi.com