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Quad A: Arnold finds launcher sweet spot

28th April 2017 - 10:36 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Nashville, Tennessee


Arnold Defense is seeking to expand on both special operations and conventional aviation interest in its 12-shot rocket pod.

Designated LWL-12A by the company, the pod was on display at this week's Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) Mission Summit.

'The 12-shot pod is the “sweet spot" between the M260 seven shot pod and M261 19 shot pod,' said Chris Frillman, weapon systems program director at Arnold Defense.

'Now that the Navy and the Army are using the APKWS [Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System] from BAE Systems, and it is a much more accurate shot, there is no need to …

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