UHT ("Unterstützungshubschrauber Tiger," or Support Helicopter Tiger) is a medium-weight multi-role fire support helicopter built for the Bundeswehr (German Armed Forces). Unlike other versions, it has no integrated chin gun turret. It also incorporates CCD cameras and other sensors in a mast-mounted sight.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Eurocopter Group

Primary manufacturer: Airbus Helicopters

Parent type: Eurocopter EC665 Tiger

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 2

Crew seating: Tandem

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Length: 15.82 m (51.9 ft)

Overall Width: 13.00 m (42.7 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 2

Engine designation: Turbomeca MTR390-2C turbine

Engine manufacturer: Turbomeca

Max continuous power: 873 kW (1170 hp)

Take-off / rated power: 958 kW (1284 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Range: 740 km (400 nm)

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