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Battlefield 4 Stinger

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Battlefield 4 StingerThe Battlefield 4 Stinger (or FIM-92 Stinger) is an unlockable anti-air rocket launcher used by the Engineer class. The Stinger in Battlefield 4 is one of only two portable, shoulder-fired anti-air rocket launchers in the game, the other being the Russian IGLA. The Battlefield 4 Stinger is well suited against all aerial vehicles, including jets, UAVs, and helicopters. Players can carry 3 missiles as standard, which can be expanded to 6 with the “explosives” specialization.

The FIM-92 Stinger entered service in the early 1980s for the US military, and has been used all over the world. The Stinger was first featured in BF3, where it was also unlocked by the Engineer class in multiplayer. It has a great range and can often track enemy aircraft across the map.

Battlefield 4 Stinger stats

  • Ammunition: 70mm infrared homing missile
  • Ammo count: 4 (can be expanded)
  • Faction: US
  • Class: Engineer
  • Weight: 15 KG

Battlefield 4 Stinger tips

To effectively use the Battlefield 4 Stinger against enemy aircraft, keep an eye out for jets and helicopters dropping flares. If you fire too early, the flares will distract the missile. Often, it’s best to lock on and wait until flares are dropped, then lock on again and fire the Stinger. Another strategy is to wait until enemy AA or jets have hit the aircraft first, which means you’ll likely be able to get one-hit kill.

Battlefield 4 Stinger screenshots

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12 COMMENTS & TRACKBACKS

  1. Lucidstorm
    June 22nd, 2013 at 4:52 am

    It cant track air vehicles ”across the map”. Its range is 400m. That is really short versus airvehicles that can spot+Rape you from far beyond that range.

    Stingers are useless on PC BF3.

    • Craig
      November 15th, 2013 at 11:54 pm

      Worked fine on BF3. And I believe he meant that it will go across map after being fired.

  2. Jesus Higareda
    July 7th, 2013 at 10:23 am

    Hoodoo hell no .. after what they did to the stinger and igla in bf3 .. there is no way I’m buying this crap again … I’m saving my money for the latest cod game

    • Zach
      October 26th, 2013 at 10:37 am

      Lol, Good we don’t need you COD kids polluting our game anyways.

    • coolguy26
      November 3rd, 2013 at 3:51 am

      i wanted to buy cod ghosts to…
      untill i saw bf4 and that retard cod ghosts extinction mode

  3. Anonymous
    October 16th, 2013 at 7:31 am

    Mistake in the ammo count here too!

    And I do agree that we get raped by air vehicles from far. Like a chopper hovering from 700m away from the map… Or a indestructible jet firing missiles at you going low speed from far or high in the sky… IGLA and Stinger should be able to prevent this from happening… But unfortunately it doesn’t.

    The only way to take them down is to jump in an air vehicule yourself, that is if you are good enough, to take them down… Or at least keep them busy while you team can breathes.

  4. Aaron
    September 5th, 2015 at 12:50 am

    I cant get past the two Friendly’s by the stairs to get the stinger to shoot the chopper from the deck of the valkyrie. They wont move out of the way …. arrrh

    • Claire
      September 7th, 2015 at 1:11 pm

      How did u get past them

    • Donny Hughes
      October 5th, 2015 at 9:14 pm

      Just wanted to add that I just got by them…by running and jumping in between the two and it let me go up the stairs ~ Game on !!!

    • DAVE
      October 22nd, 2015 at 11:59 pm

      have you got past yet ,i am stuck there to .please let me know if you have done it……thank you

  5. eD
    September 18th, 2015 at 10:21 pm

    same question, how do you get pass these two friendlies who just wont move! help

    • Don
      October 5th, 2015 at 4:00 pm

      yes how do you get by them… most of the gameplay shows the one gets killed but in my gameplay he does not go down so he is in the way the whole time

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