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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, the weapon has more than 270 fixed- and rotary-wing intercepts to its credit. It's deployed in more than 18 nations and with all four U.S. military services.

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

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

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