Details about the American Avenger air defense systems of the Ukrainian army. The Ukrainian army received 8 American short-range anti-aircraft missile systems M1097 Avenger. The Avenger air defense system was developed in 1987 by Boeing and placed on the Humvee chassis. The Avenger air defense system is capable of receiving target designations from external radars and remote air defense command posts. The complexes were sent to Ukraine, primarily to test the possibility of their use against UAVs. Armament of the Avenger air defense system, 2 containers of 4 FIM-92 Stinger missiles, a 12.7 mm anti-aircraft machine gun and a radar. The complex is capable of hitting air targets at altitudes up to 3.8 km and ranges from 200 meters to 5.5 kilometers, the characteristics are slightly higher than those of the Stinger MANPADS. The complex was used in Operation Desert Storm, but there is no data on its effectiveness. The crew of the air defense system calculation is 2 people, the cruising range of the vehicle is 563 kilometers.