Infantry Weapons

Venezuela stockpiling Igla-S MANPADS

24 May 2017

Venezuela is stockpiling some 5,000 9K338 Igla-S (NATO reporting name SA-24) infrared man-portable air defence systems (MANPADS), Reuters reported on 24 May.

The cache of weapons, specified in a Venezuelan military document seen by Reuters, is believed to be the largest known stockpile in Latin America.

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