stinger News

Nigeria Officially Inducts Two T129s into NAF
Air

Nigeria Officially Inducts Two T129s into NAF

Nigeria has put into use the T129 ATAK Attack Helicopters it procured from Turkiye. A ceremony was held to mark the commissioning of two helicopters.

Raytheon Asks Retirees’ Assistance to Restart Stinger Production
Weapon / Missile Investment Country

Raytheon Asks Retirees’ Assistance to Restart Stinger Production

Raytheon will restart Stinger production, but the younger generation has to learn the production system from retired ones.

Latvia Donates Remaining Stinger Stock to Ukraine
Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

Latvia Donates Remaining Stinger Stock to Ukraine

Latvia confirmed that the Baltic state’s entire remaining Stinger stock would be transferred to Ukraine as quickly as possible.

Finland to Acquire FIM-92K Stinger
Weapon / Missile

Finland to Acquire FIM-92K Stinger

The State Department approved a possible FMS to Finland of FIM-92K Stinger Man-Portable missiles; for an estimated cost of $380 million.

Roketsan Exports Sungur Low Altitude Air Defence Missile
Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

Roketsan Exports Sungur Low Altitude Air Defence Missile

Roketsan is preparing to export the Sungur Low Altitude Air Defence Missile to Nigeria with a pedestal mounted on a BMC Vuran vehicle.

G.A. Unveils MQ-9B STOL UAV
Navy / Maritime Ammunition Expo and Air Show

G.A. Unveils MQ-9B STOL UAV

U.S. Company General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) unveiled a new MQ-9B UAV variant at INDO PACIFIC 2022 expo in Australia. The MQ-9B STOL (Short Take Off and Landing) is designed to operate from amphibious vessel decks.

Ukraine Prepares for Urban Warfare
Country

Ukraine Prepares for Urban Warfare

The United Kingdom plans to supply Ukraine with Starstreak anti-aircraft missiles and “a small consignment” of Javelin anti-tank missiles as Russian forces close in on Kyiv to the east, the defence secretary Ben Wallace has said.

Historical Switch from Germany
Bilateral Relations

Historical Switch from Germany

Germany changed its negative stance on military aid to Ukraine. Before Russia invaded Ukraine, it objected to military assistance to this country.

 Baltic nations send US-made Stingers, Javelins to Ukraine while Germany Resists
Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

Baltic nations send US-made Stingers, Javelins to Ukraine while Germany Resists

The Baltic states will send “Stinger” and “Javelin” missile systems and various individual equipment to help Ukraine strengthen its defences. Estonia will provide Javelin anti-tank missiles, while Lithuania and Latvia will provide Stinger anti-aircraft missiles and adjacent equipment.

Sungur Passed Another Milestone
Weapon / Missile Modernisation

Sungur Passed Another Milestone

SSB stated that “Sungur solidified its role in air defence after a successful test firing against a moving target at maximum range and altitude.