Eurocopter AS-532 Cougar

series of military medium-lift helicopters

The Eurocopter AS-532 Cougar is the military variant of the AS-332 Super Puma helicopter. It is built by Eurocopter. It is used by countries such as Albania, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, France, Germany, Malawi, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, Venezuela, and Zimbabwe. A modernized variant, dedicated to special forces, is the Eurocopter EC725 Caracal.

French Army Aviation Eurocopter AS-532 Cougar over Paris.


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