Figure 2-55. Redeye missile system.
Stinger. The Stinger missile system, shown in Figure 2-56, is designed for use against low-flying aircraft. It
is a shoulder-fired weapon consisting of an FIM-92-series air defense guided missile (ADGM) sealed inside its
launch tube. It is issued as a complete round, and is packaged in two configurations. One configuration is in an
aluminum shipping container (called a weapon round). The other is in a wooden box (called a missile round).
The Stinger uses infrared (heat-sensitive) homing guidance. It has an impact-fuzed warhead and a self-destruct
backup. Its color code is a forest-green launcher with two 1/2-inch yellow squares on the warhead section and
Figure 2-56. Stinger missile system.
Chaparral. The Chaparral missile system is designed for use against low- to medium-altitude aircraft. It is
shown in Figure 2-57. This is a crew-served weapon system consisting of an MIM-72-series missile and an M54
launching station. It can be issued as a complete round in the M570 container or as separate components to be
assembled by the using unit. The Chaparral is a lightweight, supersonic, passive-homing weapon that uses the
infrared radiation from the target for tracking and missile guidance. Its color code is an olive-drab missile body
and wings with yellow markings.