The Stinger is Cobra's night attack jeep. It is armed with four turret-mounted rockets/missiles and has seating for two.
Type: All Terrain Assault Vehicle (ATAV)
Designation: Light Tactical Ground Vehicle
Weapons: x4 Surface-to-Air Missiles (SAM)
Crew: 2 (Driver, Gunner)
Smooth, aggressive mobility — that's the hallmark of the Cobra Stinger off-road vehicle. It moves over rugged terrain with lethal focus of a tarantula bearing down on its next meal. The vehicle's wishbone suspension allows it to maintain stability and speed over the roughest ground. The rocket launcher rotates a full 360 degrees for maximum battle effectiveness. The V-12 turbo engine has stamina and power for sustained combat deployment in the capable control of a Cobra Stinger Driver.
• Rocket Launcher - 360 degree rotation
• Tow hook
• Rear deck panels
• Removable roof panel
• Gull-wing doors
• Roll bar
• Hood hold-down pins
• Urethane fender flares
• Ground-to-air rockets
• Off-road tires on alloy wheels
• Halogen headlamp with electronic defrosters
• Heavy-duty winch
• Refueling tank
• 4-wheel disk brakes
• 4-wheel independent suspension
• 4.8 liter V-12 fuel-injected twin-turbo engine; Range: 550 miles: Top Speed: 140 mph
• Ram bar
• 4-wheel drive
From the Marvel comic series:
Wight: 2.7 tons
Speed (with 2 man crew, fully loaded): 85 mph, 4-wheel drive: 45 mph.
Range (100% load): 420
Ordinance: x4 variable mission launch rails, with ether short-range surface-to-air "fire-and-forget" missiles, or medium-range surface-to-surface computer or laser designated targeted high explosive or incendiary missiles.
A Real American Hero continuity
Marvel Comics continuity
Devil's Due Comics continuity
G.I. Joe Reloaded
G.I. Joe vs. Transformers
Action Force (British) Comics continuity
Two Stingers were used by the Cobra team who sought to kidnap Ahmed Hassan, the first Ishmali ambassador to the United Kingdom, but actually captured a disguised Shipwreck. They fought off a rearguard Action Force rescue mission, but were destroyed by an A.W.E. Striker. In a computer simulation of a nightmare of Flint's, Stingers were amongst the many Cobra vehicles who attacked him. Back in the real world Stingers were used by a Cobra team who attacked the Action Force Weapons Testing Range in Stonebury to steal secret plans. Two Stingers later accompanied Storm Shadow to an Asian jungle to recover a fallen satellite, only to be disabled by Snake-Eyes. Later Stingers were deployed in the Australian outback to protect a Cobra base, but they were destroyed by an Action Force team using the H.A.V.O.C..
Blackthorne Comics continuity
Dreamwave Comics continuity
Hasbro Comics continuity
Sunbow animated series
- G.I. Joe: Field Manual Vol 1