Raytheon to supply Italy, India, and Qatar with FIM-92 Stinger MANPADS

Raytheon to supply Italy, India, and Qatar with FIM-92 Stinger MANPADS

Raytheon has received a foreign military sales contract worth $207.9 million to supply FIM-92 Stinger MANPADS to Qatar, India and Italy.

Under the contract, Stinger FIM-92H and FIM-92F Block 1 missiles along with their spare parts, captive flight trainers, and other training devices will be produced at Raytheon’s facility in Tucson, Arizona.

The Stinger is equipped with a reprogrammable microprocessor for tracking threats. In addition to air defense, the weapon has also been integrated with rotary-wing aircraft for air-to-air engagements.

The funding has been provided at the time of the contract award, and the MANPADS are expected to be supplied by April 30, 2020.

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