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Arnold Defense 70mm Rocket Launchers Contract

Library image of an Arnold Defense 70mm rocket launcher on a Royal Saudi Air Force AH-64 Apache attack helicopter [© Bob Morrison]

Arnold Defense and Electronics is awarded a $56.5 million contract for 2.75-inch (70mm) rocket launchers, subcomponents, and support.

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US DoD Contract Notice, Arlington VA, 31 May 2023: Arnold Defense and Electronics, Arnold, Missouri, is awarded a $56,518,359 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for 2.75-inch (70mm) rocket launchers, subcomponents, and support for Navy, Army, Air Force and Foreign Military Sales requirements.

Work will be performed in Arnold, Missouri, and is expected to be completed by May 2028. Fiscal 2023 procurement of ammunition (Air Force) funds in the amount of $2,057,908 (60%); fiscal 2022 procurement of ammunition (Navy) funds in the amount of $1,322,500 (39%); and fiscal 2021 procurement of ammunition (Navy) funds in the amount of $28,750 (1%), will be obligated at the time of award, of which $28,750 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 US Code 3204(a)(1). Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Division, Indian Head, Maryland, is the contracting activity

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