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Who are the US going to train on using Stinger MANPADS?

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Western edition Military Times publishes material that talks about the return to operation in the US Army of the Stinger portable anti-aircraft missile systems. These are the same MANPADS that at one time were "accidentally" found by Afghan militants, who began to use them in relation to Soviet means aviation.


The Stinger complexes continue to be in service with the American army (for about 40 years), but recently there has been practically no training in the troops on their use. The material stated that the training will return again in connection with the "aggressive actions of Russia." The publication refers to the director of the Joint Air Defense Directorate, Colonel Felter. Felter said that mobile special forces would be the first to retrain the operation of the Stingers.

Who are the US going to train on using Stinger MANPADS?


The article states that the chief of staff of the US Land Forces, Mark Millie, made the initial ideology of the return of the training system for using the Stinger MANPADS. At the same time, the American command states that the return of the training system for operating the Stingers is relevant in connection with the transformation of the Russian army and the “ongoing Russian-Ukrainian conflict”.

Does this mean that the militants in Syria or representatives of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the near future will also be trained in the use of American MANPADS with the further supply of these complexes? It is difficult to imagine that the skills of using the Stingers would be lost by the American military.
Photos used:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FIM-92_Stinge
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  1. Azazelo
    Azazelo 17 January 2018 16: 18
    +1
    Whom - terrorists, whom else. Why posted the CEP article?
  2. Sauron80
    Sauron80 17 January 2018 16: 19
    +1
    A subtle hint to our VKS to fly more accurately in Syria where the US does not want to see us?
    1. Topotun
      Topotun 17 January 2018 16: 24
      +2
      And ours didn’t know! The fact that Igilovites have MANPADS is already assumed.
    2. Chertt
      Chertt 17 January 2018 16: 31
      +1

      Quote: Sauron80
      A subtle hint to our VKS to fly more accurately in Syria where the US does not want to see us?

      And the mattresses understand that Russia can also play this game. We also have MANPADS, but the United States, in the opinion of many, has a bunch of extra helicopters
      1. gaura
        gaura 18 January 2018 07: 42
        0
        And in the world there are many people who are ready to shoot down these extra helicopters
    3. Pirogov
      Pirogov 17 January 2018 17: 15
      +3
      Quote: Sauron80
      A subtle hint to our VKS to fly more accurately in Syria where the US does not want to see us?

      Or maybe it's time for the Taliban to send MANPADS Strela and Verba. So to say in the form of humanitarian aid.
      1. Serving the Fatherland
        Serving the Fatherland 18 January 2018 15: 21
        +2
        Why call it humanitarian aid, accidentally throw off all things !!! Say, they say the coordinates are not the ones driven, litter guys !!!!
  3. Herculesic
    Herculesic 17 January 2018 16: 22
    +1
    The stingers were good at the time, although they can come in handy to American mongrels to destroy civilian sides, no matter who they train! Only we will need to act tough - for one of our downed aircraft, ravens must fly en masse into the top ten American engines !!!
    1. Sauron80
      Sauron80 17 January 2018 16: 38
      0
      And ours just gathered to allow tourists to fly to Egypt. Coincidence? Will they hunt for civilian sides again?
    2. Normal ok
      Normal ok 17 January 2018 23: 49
      +1
      Quote: Herkulesich
      Stingers were good at one time

      The stinger is newer than Arrow-3 and the same age as Needles. Which are still in service with the Russian army.
  4. assa67
    assa67 17 January 2018 17: 08
    +4
    Isn’t it time for our “arrows” to deliver Syria on a full scale? ..... so that no one even thinks to take off
    1. assa67
      assa67 17 January 2018 17: 11
      +4
      circumcised again ..... well, admin, .... I rephrase .... so that the "partners" would not even think to take off
      1. rocket757
        rocket757 17 January 2018 19: 47
        +2
        This is not an admin, a very smart computer / program cuts. Look, we can please the ban!
        Hi Andrew.
        Adopt the methods by which the Yankees are kicking us .... here, after all, there are half measures and something like a little, a little pinching in any way !!! Only piss off! And so Schaub in full answer et you have to have steel Faberge!
        The question is - do they HAVE ours? At least someone who has a face command has the RIGHT ??????????
        1. assa67
          assa67 18 January 2018 13: 02
          +3
          Victor, my respect hi .... and so correctly expressed, let it be on conscience))))))) .... but they will not say "face" ... rather weak, unfortunately
          1. rocket757
            rocket757 18 January 2018 13: 44
            +1
            Hey.
            I advise you, but today I flew in !!! I made a mistake ... radish, I didn’t want to hear the truth from the uterus! But I was encrypted! it’s hard against these almost gay people, slippery as ... eels and mortgages are always ready!
            1. assa67
              assa67 18 January 2018 13: 49
              +3
              so also rephrase the dodges when they complain ......
              1. rocket757
                rocket757 18 January 2018 14: 04
                +1
                Unpleasant and the consequences may be.
                Today the topic turned out to be hot for me, I didn’t escape, and to call it ... I wanted the radish exactly what it is!
                So, let’s break through !!! but quietly, low, low.
                1. assa67
                  assa67 18 January 2018 14: 09
                  +3
                  exactly laughing ... also put the cannon on its side so that it can shoot from around the corner (since the projectile is flying along a ballistic trajectory) laughing ... be careful soldier
                  1. rocket757
                    rocket757 18 January 2018 14: 28
                    +1
                    Let’s wait for the partisans. request
  5. APASUS
    APASUS 17 January 2018 17: 41
    0
    It may also begin to pay a premium of $ 50 thousand for a downed American military plane, a helicopter for the "peaceful Taliban" in Afghanistan, and in Pakistan, too, but who cares where it fails?
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  7. Nikolai Passerby
    Nikolai Passerby 17 January 2018 21: 56
    +2
    Syring Kurds will arm stingers. Those who are on the left bank of the Euphrates so that they are not offended by the Turks, Assad or Russian aviation. Afrikan Kurds can be given to the Turks to eat, so as not to spoil the relationship with Erdogan to the end ...
  8. Normal ok
    Normal ok 17 January 2018 23: 45
    0
    At the Armed Forces "Arrow" and "Eagle", like dirt.
  9. Zomanus
    Zomanus 17 January 2018 23: 59
    +1
    Well now, let's see who these missiles fly into.
    It’s clear that rockets will spread over all
    who will have interest and money.
    And how would you like these missiles to fly in Europe or America ...
  10. pafegosoff
    pafegosoff 18 January 2018 11: 57
    0
    Osama bin Laden and the entire Alkaida with the Taliban were trained ...
    Wish as many downed aircraft as possible for US Air Force!