ABOUT ARNOLD DEFENSE
Arnold Defense has manufactured more than 1.1 million 2.75-inch rocket launchers since 1961 for the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force and many NATO customers. We are the world’s largest supplier of rocket launchers for military aircraft, vessels and vehicles. Core products include the 7-round M260and 19-round M261 commonly used by U.S. Army helicopters; the thermal coated 7-round LAU-68 variants and LAU-61 Digital Rocket Launcher used by the U.S. Navy; and the 7-round LAU-131 and SUU-25 flare dispenser used by the U.S. Air Force.
Today’s rocket launchers now include the ultra-light LWL-12 that weighs just over 60 pounds (27 kg.) empty. Arnold Defense designs and manufactures various rocket launchers that can be customized for any size, weight, capacity or form factor for platforms in the air, on the ground or even at sea.
Arnold Defense maintains the highest standards of production quality by using extensive testing, calibration and inspection processes. Our employees’ focus on quality earned Arnold Defense the prestigious ISO-9001 certification from the International Organization for Standardization in Quality Management, and we have maintained annual recertification consecutively since 2003. The company, located just south of St. Louis, employs professional fabricators, welders, electronic engineers and quality control experts who manufacture thousands of rocket launchers annually.
Arnold Defense is inherently committed to manufacturing the world’s most reliable and affordable rocket launchers. Through our innovation, integrity, dedication, technical expertise and customer-first focus, we continue to produce the very best rocket launchers in the world.
Working together, we will protect today’s warfighters, just as we have for the last half-century.