The FIM-92 Stinger is a U.S-made man-portable surface-to-air missile, which is also available in vehicle mounts such as the Humvee-mounted Avenger and the Bradley Fighting Vehicle-mounted Linebacker, as well as an air-to-air version mounted on helicopters. The Stinger is best known for is used in the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, where the CIA equipped Afghan Mujahaddin militia with Stingers, which enabled them to devastate Soviet attack helicopters, and even shoot down low-flying jets.

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