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FIM-43 Redeye

Country of Origin: USA


Redeye was the first shoulder-launched infantry surface-to-air missile (SAM) to enter service. The U.S. missile had a ready-for-use round that is factory-certified and sealed.

The Redeye is ready for launch almost immediately after the user sights the target. The launch tube assembly is discarded as soon as the missile is fired. The system consists of the M46A2 launcher assembly, the M41 missile and the launcher battery/coolant. A Redeye firing team usually consists of two...

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