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The Eurocopter Tiger, also known as the AS-665 Tiger or its company designation EC665 Tiger, is an attack helicopter built by Eurocopter originally for the French and German Army, but it has since been purchased for the Spanish and Australian armies as well. The original HAP (French: Hélicoptère d'Appui Protection, English: Support and Escort Helicopter) version of the helicopter was introduced into service in 2003 and is armed with a 30mm chin-mounted autocannon and can carry 68mm SNEB rockets or 20mm autocannons in gun pods, as well as Mistral missiles for air-to-air combat. Other variants have mounted 70mm Hydra and AGM-114 Hellfire Missiles rockets for ground attack, while FIM-92 Stinger missiles have been mounted for air attack. It is used by the Alliance of Nations

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