Discord-logo.jpg Join our Discord!
If you have been locked out of your account you can request a password reset here.

FIM-43 Redeye

From Internet Movie Firearms Database - Guns in Movies, TV and Video Games
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Dummy FIM-43 Redeye Block I/II with sling - 70mm
FIM-43 Redeye Block III - 70mm

The FIM-43 Redeye was produced for the U.S. Army in the 70s to the early 90s before it was replaced with the FIM-92 Stinger. It had a weight of 18.3lbs (8.3 kg) and was just under 4' (1.2 m) long. It had an effective range of 14,800ft (4.51 km) with an M222 Blast-fragmentation warhead. The warhead weighed 2.35lbs (1.06 kg) and detonated via an impact fuze. It had a top speed of Mach 1.7 and was guided via infrared homing.


(1967 (operational 1968)- 1995, production ended in late 70s)


Caliber: 70mm Missile, M222 Blast-fragmentation warhead

Capacity: 1 Missile

Fire Modes: Infrared Homing

The FIM-43 Redeye and variants can be seen in the following films, television series, video games, and anime used by the following actors:


Title Actor Character Note Date
Assassination Assassin 1987
Ishtar Isabelle Adjani Shirra Assel 1987
Cherry 2000 Lester's henchmen 1987
Licence to Kill Alejandro Bracho Perez 1989
Licence to Kill Robert Davi Sanchez 1989
Navy SEALs Rick Rossovich Leary 1990
Robocop 2 In gun store 1990
Terminator 2: Judgement Day Human Resistance soldier 1991
Batman Returns Circus gang member 1992
Son of the Pink Panther Lugash soldier 1993
The Mask Jim Carrey Stanley Ipkiss/'The Mask' 1994
Cyber Tracker Jim Maniaci The Tracker Mockup 1994
Don "The Dragon" Wilson Eric Phillips
The Pentagon Wars US Army soldier Depicted as an experimental anti-armor weapon 1998
Fantastic Four 2005


Show Title Actor Character Note / Episode Air Date
Miami Vice - Season 1 Smugglers "No Exit", with fake IFF antenna and sighting unit 1984-1985
Miami Vice - Season 3 Jeff Fahey Arms dealer Eddie Kaye "When Irish Eyes are Crying", with fake sighting unit 1986-1987
Airwolf 1984 - 1986
MacGyver (1985 TV Series) Michael Des Barres Murdoc "Strictly Business" (S6E19) / with additional see-thru plastic blast shield in front and oversized pear seal in rear 1991
Stargate SG-1 - Season 6 Christopher Judge Teal'c "Full Circle" (Season 6, Episode 22) 2002 - 2003
V Charles Mesure Kyle Hobbes Fitted with face shield and FIM-92 Stinger style IFF antenna / "Hearts and Minds" (S01E10) 2009
Covert Affairs "In the Light" 2010
Nikita - Season 2 Andrew Hinkson Division Agent Wyatt "Doublecross" (S2E16), depicted as an unguided rocket launcher 2011 - 2012
Continuum - Season 3 Roger R. Cross Travis Berta as harpoon gun 2014

Video Games

Game Title Appears as Mods Notation Release Date
Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Incorrectly shown being able to engage ground targets 2010
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Cigma 2 Incorrectly shown being able to engage ground targets 2020

Do Not Sell My Personal Information