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M260
Rounds

7-Round

Rotory-Aircraft-Only

Rotary Aircraft Only

M261
Rounds

19-Round

Rotory-Aircraft-Only

Rotary Aircraft Only

LWL-12
Rounds

12-Round

Rotory-Aircraft-Only

Rotary Aircraft Only

LAU-131
Rounds

7-Round

Thermal-Coated

Thermal Coated Laucher

LAU-131aa
APKWS

APKWS™ Compatible

Extended-Length

Extended Length

LAU-61G
Rounds

19-Round

Digital-Launcher

Digital Launcher

LAU-68F
Rounds

7-Round

Extended-Length

Extended Length

SUU-25
Rounds

8-Round (2 per tube)

Flare-Dispenser

Flare Dispenser

Fletcher
Lazer-Guided

Lazer Guided

APKWS

APKWS™ Compatible

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Trusted by warfighters for more than 50 years.

Arnold Defense has manufactured more than 1.2 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 M260 and 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.

We create more than just rocket launchers.

Arnold Defense serves a variety of markets beyond the military, including medical, transportation and original equipment manufacturers. We have extraordinary capabilities in our production facility that allows us to deliver multi-conductor cables, wire harness assemblies, junction boxes, customized through-hole and circuit boards with extensive in-house quality, testing and calibration.

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Product Quality

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Production Quality Management

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Reliability & Durability

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Combat Proven Products

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In-house Engineering Designs

Our Capabilities Include

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  • Engineering design (CAD)
  • Prototype development and fabrication
  • Electronics assembly and sub-assembly
  • Environmental product testing
  • Chromate Conversion Coating – MIL-DTL-5541 Certified
  • Metalwork – cutting, forming, drilling and milling
  • Welding – manual and automatic (MIG and TIG)
  • Fusion Welding – AWS D17.1 Certified
  • Resistance Welding – AWS D17.2
  • Soldering – J STD-001 Certified
  • Liquid Penetrant Inspection – SNT-TC-1A and NAS 410 Certified
  • Magneforming
  • Customized containerization and packaging
  • Robust Quality Assurance – ISO-9001 certified since 2003

Arnold Defense is the only manufacturer authorized to build 2.75-inch rocket launchers for both the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy’s technical data packages.

We work with clients
worldwide.

Arnold Defense is committed to providing world-class customer service, and we do that by carefully listening to the needs of today’s warfighters. We are focused on quality, reliability and affordability for our customers in the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force. Arnold Defense is the only manufacturer authorized to build 2.75-inch rocket launchers for both the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy’s technical data packages.

Arnold Defense also supports dozens of international customers through the Dept. of Defense’s foreign military sales (FMS) program and direct military sales (DMS) with allied countries that are pre-approved through the U.S. State Department. For a representation of the many countries we support directly or through FMS, see the flags below.

Our customers and industry partners include:

  • U.S. Army
  • U.S. Navy
  • U.S. Marine Corps
  • U.S. Air Force
  • Defense Logistics Agency
  • Aerometals
  • Astartez
  • Augusta Westland
  • BAE
  • Boeing
  • Dillon Aero, Inc.
  • DM Aircraft Services
  • Duarm Corporation
  • Fulcrum Concepts
  • General Atomics
  • General Dynamics
  • Dynamics
  • Hawker Beechcraft
  • HISS, Inc.
  • IHI Aerospace
  • International Golden Group
  • Invacare
  • Island Ordnance Systems
  • J & J Aerospace
  • L-3
  • L3 Communications
  • Lincoln Industrial
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Magellan Aerospace
  • MD Helicopter
  • Midwest Motorcycle
  • Mitsui and Co. (U.S.A.)
  • Moog
  • MSI Defense
  • Orbital ATK
  • Qiblatin Synergy
  • Raytheon
  • SAIC
  • Sikorsky Helicopters
  • Textron
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