FIM-92 Stinger Shooting Down Aircraft

FIM-92 Stinger Shooting Down Aircraft (Drone)

In the above video, you can see a U.S. Marines conducted live-fire training.

U.S. Marines is  Using  FIM-92 Stinger against UAV drone targe on the beach

The FIM-92 Stinger is a launch surface to air missile US short-range used to achieve the helicopters or aircraft at low altitude combat. It is like ” fire and forgets “.

FIM-92 Stinger Combat history

FIM-92 Stinger Role in  Falklands War

on 21 May 1982 a SAS soldier engaged and shot down an Argentine Pucará ground attack aircraft with a Stinger.

On 30 May, at about 11.00 a.m., an Aerospatiale SA-330 Puma helicopter was brought down by another missile, also fired by the SAS, in the vicinity of Mount Kent.

FIM-92 Stinger Role in  Soviet War in Afghanistan

on September 25, 1986 engineer Ghaffar, of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar’s Hezb-i-Islami, brought down the first Hind gunship  near Jalalabad

According to the 1993 US US Air Defense Artillery Yearbook, the Mujahideen gunners used the supplied Stingers to score approximately 269 total aircraft kills in about 340 engagements, a 79-percent kill ratio

FIM-92 Stinger Role in  Libyan invasion of Chad

On 8 October 1987, a Libyan Su-22MK was shot down by an FIM-92A fired by Chadian forces

FIM-92 Stinger Role in Tajik civil war and  Chechen War

on 3 May 1993, a Sukhoi Su-24M was shot down with a Stinger fired by fundamentalists.

It is believed one Sukhoi Su-24 was shot down by a Stinger missile during the Second Chechen War

FIM-92 Stinger Role in Sri Lankan Civil War

on November 10, 1997, a Sri Lanka Air Force Mi-24 was shot down using a stringer

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