The TIGER programme is designed to handle a wide range of demanding helicopter missions. It was launched by France and Germany in 1988. In 2004 Spain joined the programme. The helicopter is built by Airbus Helicopters.
Our customers have ordered a total of 206 helicopters:
For optimising the commonalties and reducing the costs, all the versions of the Tiger have been developed from a common "basic helicopter". It includes a GPS/Doppler navigation system coupled with a digital map generator. An accurate automatic flight control system with sophisticated upper modes allows decreasing the pilot workload in adverse conditions. Additionally, IFF, electronic counter measure, radio communication and radio navigation are managed by the basic system.