Advertising
  • News
  • Lockheed's $20bn tops 2005 defence contractors list

Lockheed's $20bn tops 2005 defence contractors list


The US Department of Defense (DoD) has released figures today showing the largest recipients of defence contracts last year.

Lockheed Martin came top of the table with almost $20 billion worth of contracts last year. BAE Systems was the only non-US company in the top ten, with close to $6 billion worth of prime contract awards last year.

In the fiscal year 2005, DoD prime contract awards totalled $269.2 billion, $38.5 billion more than in the same period  a year perviously. According to the new report, the top 10 defence contractors for fiscal 2005 were as follows:

TOP 10 COMPANIES RECEIVING US DoD PRIME CONTRACT

 AWARDS (2005)

Company

Value

Lockheed Martin

$19.4 billion

Boeing

$18.3 billion

Northrop Grumman

$13.5 billion

General Dynamics

$10.6 billion

Raytheon

$9.1 billion

Halliburton

$5.8 billion

BAE Systems

$5.6 billion

United Technologies

$5 billion

L-3 Communications

$4.7 billion

Computer Sciences

$2.8 billion


Source: US Department of Defense

External link:
Read the full report from the directorate for information operations and reports of the Department of Defense's statistical information analysis division's web site.

Related Content
Advertising
Advertising