The SA-18 is the portable SAM missile launcher of choice for the Militaries of Venezuela, India, and the Russian Federation. It is near identical in stats to the similar SA-14 Gremlin, and FIM-92A Stinger Missile systems. The SA-18 is used by troopers with the Engineer kit. The Grouse requires a missile lock to engage targets and can only be used against aircraft. The SA-18 is also found mounted in an emplaced duel missile system at Russian, Chinese, Venezuelan, UMEF, and Indian military bases.