Military Photo: Stinger Launch

Posted: 04/01/2013

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, North Carolina - Flames blow out of the launcher as Cpl. Nicholas Zeien, a gunner with 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, fires a PL-87 Stinger missile at a drone flying off of Onslow Beach on Camp Lejeune during the second day of the battalion’s live-fire exercise April 17. The Stinger has a range of more than 6 kilometers and weighs more than 34 pounds. The missile can be fired from the shoulder firing system, a vehicle-mounted firing system or an aircraft. Photo By: Lance Cpl. Cory D. Polom

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