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Defense News Top 100 for 2012

Read this year's story on the Defense News Top 100.

Alphabetically by company name. Revenue figures are in millions of U.S. dollars. Currency conversions for non-U.S. firms calculated using average market conversion rates over each firm's fiscal year to mitigate the effects of currency fluctuations.


Rank Company Leadership Country
Last Year's Rank
2011 Defense Revenue
2010 Defense Revenue
% defense revenue change
% of Revenue from Defense
66 AAR David Storch, Chairman and CEO U.S.
68
962.0
942.4
2.1%
1,989.5
48.4%
82 Accenture Pierre Nanterme, CEO Ireland
83
758.0
725.0
4.6%
25,500.0
3%
84 Alion Science and Technology Bahman Atefi, Chairman and CEO U.S.
79
726.1
771.8
-5.9%
787.3
92.2%
25 Almaz-Antei Vladislav Menshikov, director Russia
21
3,552.0
3,940.5
-9.8%
4,188.7
84.8%
97 ARINC John Belcher, Chairman and CEO U.S.
92
495.1
649.8
-23.8%
931.4
53.2%
76 Aselsan Cengiz Ergeneman, General Manager Turkey
80
848.4
762.2
11.3%
899.6
94.3%
28 ATK8 Mark DeYoung, President and CEO U.S.
29
3,250.0
2,730.0
19%
4,618.4
70.4%
42 Aviation Holding Co. Sukhoi Mikhail Pogosyan, Director Russia
52
2,479.5
1,404.2
76.6%
2,610.0
95%
32 Babcock International Peter Rogers, CEO U.K.
41
2,856.1
2,087.1
36.8%
4,924.3
58%
3 BAE Systems Ian King, CEO U.K.
2
29,130.2
33,109.5
-12%
30,723,.0
94.8%
98 Ball Aerospace & Technologies David Taylor, President and CEO U.S.
NR
491.2
416.6
17.9%
784.0
62.7%
85 Battelle Jeffrey Wadsworth, President and CEO U.S.
81
718.9
753.2
-4.6%
6,300.0
11.4%
44 Bechtel David Walker, President U.S.
39
2,400.0
2,200.0
9.1%
32,900.0
7.3%
69 Bharat Electronics Anil Kumar, Chairman and Managing Director India
64
943.1
997.7
-5.5%
1,220.4
77.3%
2 Boeing W. James McNerney, Chairman, President and CEO U.S.
4
30,700.0
30,858.0
-0.5%
68,735.0
44.7%
15 Booz Allen Hamilton Ralph Shrader, Chairman, President and CEO U.S.
16
4,860.0
4,662.0
4.2%
5,900.0
82.4%
31 CACI International Paul Cofoni, President and CEO U.S.
35
2,858.7
2,450.5
16.7%
3,577.8
79.9%
71 CAE Marc Parent, President and CEO Canada
72
904.5
850.9
6.3%
1,842.9
49.1%
62 Chemring David Price, CEO U.K.
69
1,156.0
901.1
24.4%
1,191.8
97%
51 Cobham Andy Stevens, CEO U.K.
42
1,894.4
1,998.7
-5.2%
2,974.5
63.7%
17 CSC Michael Laphen, Chairman, President and CEO U.S.
17
4,498.0
4,502.0
-0.1%
16,042.0
28%
73 Cubic Walter Zable, Chairman, President and CEO U.S.
75
869.0
805.1
7.9%
1,285.0
67.6%
80 Curtiss-Wright Martin Benante, Chairman and CEO U.S.
78
819.9
784.0
4.6%
2,017.6
40.6%
60 Dassault Aviation Charles Edelstenne, CEO France
54
1,238.9
1,273.0
-2.7%
4,600.6
26.9%
99 Day & Zimmermann Harold Yoh, Chairman and CEO U.S.
93
489.6
647.7
-24.4%
2,728.2
17.9%
22 DCNS Patrick Boissier, Chairman and CEO France
24
3,647.0
3,318.7
9.9%
3,647.0
100%
68 Diehl Stiftung Thomas Diehl, President and CEO Germany
66
946.6
963.7
-1.8%
3,793.3
25%
34 DynCorp Steven Gaffney, Chairman and CEO U.S.
31
2,776.1
2,623.8
5.8%
3,721.5
74.6%
7 EADS Louis Gallois, CEO Netherlands
7
16,092.9
16,286.7
-1.2%
68,386.2
23.5%
38 Elbit Systems Joseph Ackerman, President and CEO Israel
33
2,676.6
2,536.6
5.5%
2,817.5
95%
74 Embraer Frederico Fleury Curado, President and CEO Brazil
87
866.8
671.3
29.1%
5,914.8
14.7%
64 Fincantieri Giuseppe Bono, CEO Italy
67
1,085.9
943.0
15.2%
3,315.7
32.8%
8 Finmeccanica Giuseppe Orsi, CEO Italy
8
14,584.6
14,442.9
1%
24,106.8
60.5%
88 FLIR Earl Lewis, Chairman and CEO U.S.
84
712.3
706.0
0.9%
1,544.1
46.1%
37 Fluor David Seaton, Chairman and CEO U.S.
45
2,735.5
1,884.2
45.2%
23,381.4
11.7%
92 Fujitsu Masami Yamamoto, President Japan
99
661.3
503.8
31.3%
55,843.8
1.2%
20 GE Jeffrey Immelt, Chairman and CEO U.S.
19
4,100.0
4,100.0
0%
147,300.0
2.8%
46 General Atomics J. Neal Blue, Chairman and CEO U.S.
47
2,034.7
1,819.6
11.8%
NA
NA
4 General Dynamics Jay Johnson, Chairman and CEO U.S.
5
25,506.0
26,622.0
-4.2%
32,677.0
78.1%
56 GKN Marcus Bryson, CEO U.K.
58
1,371.4
1,054.2
30.1%
2,375.5
57.7%
43 Goodrich Marshall Larsen, Chairman, President and CEO U.S.
38
2,424.0
2,201.0
10.1%
8,075.0
30%
29 Harris William Brown, President and CEO U.S.
32
2,984.7
2,622.3
13.8%
5,924.6
50.4%
45 Hewlett-Packard Léo Apotheker, President and CEO U.S.
65
2,235.9
971.9
130.1%
127,200.0
1.8%
36 Hindustan Aeronautics Ravindra K. Tyagi, Chairman India
37
2,769.6
2,277.0
21.6%
2,996.2
92.4%
14 Honeywell David Cote, Chairman and CEO U.S.
15
5,300.0
5,400.0
-1.9%
36,500.0
14.5%
13 Huntington Ingalls Michael Petters, President and CEO U.S.
NR
6,575.0
NA
NA
6,575.0
100%
89 Indra Javier Monzón, Chairman Spain
77
709.7
788.4
-10%
3,742.4
19%
58 Irkut Alexei Fyodorov, President Russia
53
1,286.2
1,400.0
-8%
1,626.0
79.1%
41 Israel Aerospace Industries Itzhak Nissan, President and CEO Israel
36
2,508.0
2,380.0
5.4%
3,436.0
73%
100 Israel Military Industries Avi Felder, President and CEO Israel
98
485.9
508.6
-4.5%
485.9
100%
21 ITT Exelis David Melcher, President and CEO U.S.
NR
4,087.3
NA
NA
5,839.0
70%
65 Jacobs Engineering Craig Martin, President and CEO U.S.
59
1,036.3
1,053.1
-1.6%
10,381.7
10%
40 Kawasaki Heavy Industries Satoshi Hasegawa, President Japan
60
2,623.8
1,042.7
151.6%
16,297.2
16.1%
53 Kongsberg Walter Qvam, CEO Norway
50
1,444.3
1,499.8
-3.7%
2,704.1
53.4%
72 Korea Aerospace Industries Kim Hong Kyung, President and CEO South Korea
NR
898.2
854.3
5.1%
1,169.9
76.8%
57 Krauss-Maffei Wegmann Frank Haun, President and CEO Germany
56
1,308.5
1,194.7
9.5%
1,308.5
100%
9 L-3 Communications Michael Strianese, Chairman, President and CEO U.S.
9
12,521.0
13,074.0
-4.2%
15,169.0
82.5%
79 LIG Nex1 Hyo Koo-Lee, CEO South Korea
73
823.5
811.0
1.5%
823.5
100%
1 Lockheed Martin Robert Stevens, Chairman and CEO U.S.
1
43,978.0
42,800.0
2.8%
46,499.0
94.6%
35 Mantech George Pederson, Chairman and CEO U.S.
34
2,772.4
2,494.7
11.1%
2,870.0
96.6%
70 Meggitt Terry Twigger, CEO U.K.
76
938.8
789.0
19%
2,334.3
40.2%
86 Mission Essential Marc Peltier, President U.S.
NR
718.2
622.7
15.3%
725.5
99%
54 Mitsubishi Electric Kenichiro Yamanishi, President and CEO Japan
57
1,441.3
1,187.7
21.3%
45,492.5
3.2%
23 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Hideaki Omiya, President and CEO Japan
26
3,610.0
3,039.4
18.8%
35,261.3
10.2%
75 Moog John Scannell, CEO U.S.
NR
855.0
837.0
2.2%
2,331.0
36.7%
95 Nammo Edgar Fossheim, CEO Norway
95
565.7
570.9
-0.9%
565.7
100%
47 Navistar Daniel Ustian, Chairman, Preisdent and CEO U.S.
40
2,000.0
2,151.0
-7%
13,958.0
14.3%
55 NEC Nobuhiro Endo, President (Representative Director) Japan
63
1,438.8
1,008.8
42.6%
37,960.0
3.8%
61 Nexter Philippe Burtin, Chairman and CEO France
51
1,184.6
1,428.4
-17.1%
1,184.6
100%
6 Northrop Grumman Wes Bush, Chairman, President and CEO U.S.
3
21,400.0
31,181.0
-31.4%
26,400.0
81.1%
18 Oshkosh Charles Szews, President and CEO U.S.
13
4,365.2
7,161.7
-39%
7,584.7
57.6%
81 Patria Heikki Allonen, CEO Finland
89
779.5
658.4
18.4%
861.6
90.5%
52 QinetiQ Leo Quinn, CEO U.K.
43
1,579.3
1,921.3
-17.8%
2,357.2
67%
48 Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Yedidia Yaari, President and CEO Israel
46
1,979.0
1,844.8
7.3%
1,979.0
100%
5 Raytheon1 William Swanson, Chairman and CEO U.S.
6
23,055.6
23,420.2
-1.6%
24,791.0
93%
30 Rheinmetall Klaus Eberhardt, CEO Germany
30
2,980.3
2,664.2
11.9%
6,200.0
48.1%
33 Rockwell Collins Clay Jones, Chairman, President and CEO U.S.
27
2,813.0
2,900.0
-3%
4,806.0
58.5%
16 Rolls-Royce John Rishton, CEO U.K.
18
4,691.5
4,483.3
4.6%
17,432.0
26.9%
90 RSK MiG Sergei Korotkov, Director Russia
NR
700.0
300.0
133.3%
700.0
100%
87 RTI Sergei Boev, Director Russia
100
718.1
449.0
59.9%
2,093.0
34.3%
77 Ruag Konrad Peter, Executive Chairman Switzerland
74
844.7
810.2
4.3%
2,012.0
42%
39 Russian Helicopters Dmitry Petrov, Director Russia
44
2,644.3
1,905.4
38.8%
3,416.4
77.4%
27 Saab Håkan Buskhe, CEO Sweden
28
3,258.9
3,100.0
5.1%
3,626.7
89.9%
26 Safran Jean-Paul Herteman, Chairman and CEO France
25
3,267.3
3,142.4
4%
16,336.5
20%
12 SAIC John Jumper, President and CEO U.S.
12
8,577.0
8,677.0
-1.2%
10,657.0
80.5%
63 Samsung Techwin Cheol Kyo Kim, CEO South Korea
61
1,092.0
1,032.0
5.8%
2,684.5
40.7%
50 Serco Christopher Hyman, CEO U.K.
49
1,900.0
1,669.5
13.8%
7,285.6
26.1%
94 SRA International William Ballhaus, President and CEO U.S.
88
567.0
661.0
-14.2%
1,705.0
33.3%
96 SRC Paul Tremont, President U.S.
85
556.3
691.0
-19.5%
572.1
97.2%
49 ST Engineering Tan Pheng Hock, President and CEO Singapore
48
1,955.2
1,800.9
8.6%
4,768.7
41%
91 Teledyne Technologies Robert Mehrabian, Chairman, President and CEO U.S.
82
694.4
727.4
-4.5%
1,941.9
35.8%
19 Textron Scott Donnelly, Chairman and CEO U.S.
20
4,171.0
3,999.5
4.3%
11,275.0
37%
11 Thales Luc Vigneron, Chairman and CEO France
11
9,492.6
9,956.0
-4.7%
18,135.0
52.3%
93 Toshiba Norio Sasaki, Director, President and CEO Japan
NR
630.0
209.0
201.5%
76,253.8
0.8%
83 Turkish Aerospace Industries Muharrem Dörtkasli, President Turkey
NR
737.8
445.0
65.8%
848.7
86.9%
67 Ultra Electronics Rakesh Sharma, CEO U.K.
71
961.5
878.0
9.5%
1,172.5
82%
59 United Enginebuilding Andrei Reus, Director Russia
55
1,245.9
1,243.7
0.2%
3,116.7
40%
10 United Technologies Louis Chênevert, President and CEO U.S.
10
11,000.0
11,600.0
-5.2%
55,800.0
19.7%
24 URS Martin Koffel, CEO U.S.
22
3,595.6
3,736.1
-3.8%
9,545.0
37.7%
78 Wyle George Melton, Chairman, CEO and President U.S.
96
829.0
563.5
47.1%
1,148.5
72.2%