Air-Launched Weapons

Germany, Spain to acquire Thales FZ 70 mm rockets for Tiger fleets

14 February 2018

Germany’s Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support and the Spanish Army’s Logistics Support Command have awarded Thales contracts of an undisclosed value to supply 70 mm (2.75 inch) air-to-surface rockets for their respective armed forces' Tiger UHT and Tiger HAD-E attack helicopter fleets.

The contracts provide for the delivery of about 10,000 FZ 70 mm training rounds with a modified FZ 90 Mod.4 rocket motor for the German Armed Forces, and 1,000 FZ 90-equipped rockets for the Spanish Army Aviation (FAMET).





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