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Stinger Lv M/93 (1993- )

Stinger missile ready for launch on board a NIELS JUEL- Class

Stinger missile ready for launch on board a NIELS JUEL- Class, corvette,
in the background you can see the
HARPOON SSM launchers.
(Photo: Royal Danish Navy)

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General Specification:

Danish Apellation:

Stinger Lv M/93

Type of Origin:

FIM-92A Stinger Missile

Type:

SAM - Surface-to-Air Missile

Primary Usage:

Close in, low flying air targets

Engine:

Rocket engine, solid fuel

Thrust:

n/a

Length:

1.5 m

Diameter:

9.14 cm

Span:

13.96 cm

Weight:

15.66 kg

Maximum Range:

1-8 km (max. ceiling around 3 km)

Speed:

Mach 2.2 - (2,625 km/t)

Homing:

Passive infrared search

Warhead:

Impact, high explosive

Launcher:

Handheld or fixed in the twin mounting LvSa2 M/00

Unit price:

Est. 38,000 US $ per missile

Manufacturer:

Hughes Missile System Co., USA (system), the missile is produced by General Dynamics and Raytheon Corp., USA

Country of Origin:

USA 1987

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Modifications:

n/a

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Weapon or Weapon System in use or used on:

Ship or Class:

Number:

In Service:

ABSALON Class, command & support ships (2)

4

2005 -

NIELS JUEL Class, corvettes (3) [1]

2-4

1990 - 2009

WILLEMOES Class, guided missile boats (10)

2

1993 - 2000

FALSTER Class, minelayers (4)

3

1993 - 2004

LINDORMEN Class, minelayers (2)

2

1997 - 2004

THETIS Class, offshore patrol frigates (4)

4

2003 -

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Notes:

[1]

When the corvette OLFERT FISCHER was stationed in the Persian Gulf 1990-1991, she was fitted with Stinger missiles, the missiles were leased from The Royal Dutch Navy.
Afterwards it was decided to acquire the system for close-in air defense for several naval unit.

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United States Navy Fact File

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