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Avenger air defense system

Country of Origin: USA


The Avenger air defense system, designated AN/TWQ-1, is used by the U.S. Army as a main component in the forward area air defense system (FAADS). It consists of a one-man, electrically driven, gyro-stabilized turret with a digital fire-control processor mounted on an M1097A1 High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV).

The turret contains two four-round Stinger surface-to-air missile (SAM) standard vehicle mount launchers (SVML) and an XM293 (FN M3P) 0.50-cal (12.7-mm)...

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