Originally Posted by the_icon_007
What if Stark Enterprises already has a weapons contract with SHIELD and this was one of the "Homeland Security" type devices that he was asked to come up with.
He wasn't familiar with SHIELD in the movie so he wouldn't have had a contract with them.
People are reading too much into it, IMO. It's just a little in joke thing. Like how one of the ships from The Black Hole was in the junkyard in Episode I. It doesn't really mean anything.