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FIM-92 Stinger  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1982
Total Production: ?
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Raytheon
Parent System: FIM-92 Stinger
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1982
Total Production: ?
Family Members: FIM-92 Stinger-RMP
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Description: The FIM-92 Stinger is a combat-proven, lightweight, impact-penetration, supersonic, fire-and-forget, multi-platform, air-to-air and surface-to-air missile developed to counter low level flying threats such as aircraft, helicopters, UAVs and cruise missiles. The Stinger missiles is man-portable and shoulder-fired and has been installed on ground vehicles to provide short-range/close-in air defense capability to ground military units. It has also been installed on helicopters for self-defense purposes.

The Stinger missile replaced the Redeye weapon system. The Stinger incorporates a passive Infrared seeker and was delivered in 1982.

FIM-92 Stinger Applications


Armored Vehicles LAV Artillery Systems M6 Linebacker Auxiliary Vessels Ensdorf Frankenthal Kulmbach Thetis Combat Aircraft AH-64D Apache AH-64D Apache Longbow BO 105 OH-58D Kiowa Warrior Private Aircraft MD-500 Tactical Vehicles Fennek

FIM-92 Stinger Specifications

Dimensions
Diameter: 140 millimeter (5.51 inch)
Length: 1,520 millimeter (60 inch)
Performance
Max Range: 7,000 meter (3.78 nautical mile)
Min Range: 1,000 meter (0.54 nautical mile)
Target's Max Altitude: 3,000 meter (1.86 mile)
Speed
Top Speed: 400 mps (1,440 kph)
Weight
Weight: 5.68 kilogram (12.5 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
Pound (lb)   Kilogram (kg)   kN (KiloNewton)   Ton (t)
Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
Year (yr)   Minutes (min)   Second (sec)
Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

FIM-92 Stinger News

There are 7 news between
9 Jan 2003 and 18 May 2016
Wednesday, May 18, 2016Rheinmetall to Extend the Service Life of Switzerland's Skyguard Air Defence Systems
Tuesday, May 17, 2011Cassidian to Modernise Air Defence Training of German Armed Forces
Friday, October 3, 2008FMS: Taiwan Seeks 30 Block III Apache Attack Helicopters and Related Weapons
Monday, September 10, 2007Netherlands Procure Manpad Cueing System from Rheinmetall
Tuesday, June 27, 2006Egypt to Get Further Avenger Air Defense Systems
Tuesday, December 20, 2005Boeing Delivers First Apache Longbow to Japan
Thursday, January 9, 2003Switzerland Purchases PSTAR-ER Radars

Operators & Related Equipment


OperatorsItems
Germany?
Weapon system to be retired by 2018
YearHoldings
2015828
2014826
2013835
2012835
Lithuania8
YearHoldings
20158
20148missile launchers
20138missile launchers
20128
20118missile launchers
20108missile launchers
20098missile launchers
20088missile launchers
20078missile launchers
Netherlands?
YearHoldings
20131,278
20121,687
20101,631
Switzerland?
YearHoldings
2012-

Grand Total 819
 
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