Arnold, Missouri: Building Rocket Launchers to Kill Terrorists Since September 2009

by

comment
This seemingly innocuous-sounding item from the St. Louis Business Journal...

Arnold Defense and Electronics in Arnold, Mo., landed a $6.5 million contract to manufacture rocket launchers for the U.S. Navy and Air Force by 2010, the Pentagon said Wednesday.

This contract combines purchases for the Navy (64 percent), Air Force (28 percent), and the government of Mexico (8 percent) under a foreign military sales program. 
 
This contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $15.2 million.

...should strike fear into the heart of every terrorist from Beirut to Islamabad. Behold, the "Redneck Rocket Launcher":


Funny - Funny Videos

Tags

Riverfront Times works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of St. Louis and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep St. Louis' true free press free.