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Australia kicks off Tiger replacement effort

10th July 2019 - 10:53 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Rockhampton

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The Australian Army has begun its search for a successor to the troubled Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH), with an RfI issued by the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) on 1 July.

The effort is labelled Project Land 4503, and the number of aircraft being sought is 29. Significantly, this figure is higher than the 22 Tigers that were ordered in 2001.

Five of the 29 new aircraft will be used for training, presumably at Oakey where the Army Aviation Training Centre of the School of Army Aviation is, while the remainder will be based at a single air

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Gordon Arthur is the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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