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Stinger Weapon System

Stinger Weapon System

Lightweight, Portable Air Defense

The Stinger® Weapon System provides superior air defense for today's highly mobile forces.Combat proven in four major conflicts, Stinger has more than 270 fixed- and rotary-wing intercepts to its credit. It is deployed in more than 18 nations and with all four U.S. military services.

Stinger- Reprogrammable Microprocessor (RMP) maintains a greater than 90 percent success rate in reliability and training tests against advanced threat targets.The combination of supersonic speed, agility and a highly accurate guidance and control system gives Stinger the operational edge against cruise missiles and all classes of aircraft.

A lightweight, self-contained air defense system, Stinger RMP can be rapidly deployed by ground troops and on military platforms. This missile is also used on Apache helicopters for air-to-air engagements.

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