Rock Island Arsenal Directory

IL 61299
Rock Island Arsenal is located on Arsenal Island on the Mississippi River between Davenport, Iowa and Rock Island, Illinois. The site serves as an ordinance and equipment manufacturing location for the Armed Forces. Notable products created at Rock Island include the M198 and M119 towed howitzers and the M1A1 gun mount. The Island had been a Union prison camp during the Civil War and contains several historical sites including the Confederate Cemetery, the Rock Island National Cemetery, 19th century stone workshops, Colonel Davenport's House and the site of the first bridge built across the Mississippi. The Rock Island Arsenal Museum is also located on base and features exhibits highlighting the history of the arsenal and a collection of small arms weapons as well as an outdoor vehicle display. This Rock Island Arsenal directory features the critical info you’ll need to navigate through the many facilities and recreational opportunities available on base.