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stinger

n. the drawback; the catch; the hitch. Sounds good, but what’s the stinger?
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US officials have worried about Stingers falling into the hands of terrorists.
Open to writers, directors and producers, Stingers has been run by Northern Film & Media in partnership with UK Film Council's New Cinema Fund for eight years.
The helpers bring them live scorpions with the stinger bitten off.
It has about 23,000 Stingers left in the inventory, most of which are being used by the National Guard, said a spokesman for the Air Defense Artillery School.
Over the years, the FBI has prevented the real IRA from obtaining Stingers in the United States and blocked Muammar Qaddafi's attempt to provide rocket launchers to an Islamist street gang in Chicago.
What is the correct way to remove the stinger from a bee sting?
He did this repeatedly over the course of several days, scraping out the stingers at various intervals, from half a second all the way up to eight seconds after being stung.
Prime contractor General Dynamics Valley Systems has so far produced a total of 16000 Stingers, including Foreign Military Sales quantities, for the US Defense Department.
SALT LAKE CITY -- Acclaimed by national media as "the best view in baseball," Franklin Covey Field, home to minor league baseball's Salt Lake Stingers, plays like a major.
The Stingers are up and running in our New Hampshire markets and in many Maine communities now, and we expect the services will be available to the majority of our customers by the end of June.
QSC AG, Germany's leading alternative provider of DSL-based broadband services, plans to deploy more than 1,000 Stingers in 40 major cities throughout Germany by the end of this year.
The following day four additional Stingers were successfully shoulder-fired by Royal Air Force gunners from The Netherlands.
s Chief Dan Davidson stated, "We traded in Taser X26's for Stingers.
June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stinger Systems, Inc.
May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stinger Systems, Inc.