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Defense News Top 100 for 2012

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

Alphabetically by country. 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
74
Embraer
Frederico Fleury Curado, President and CEO
Brazil
87
866.8
671.3
29.1%
5,914.8
14.7%
71
CAE
Marc Parent, President and CEO
Canada
72
904.5
850.9
6.3%
1,842.9
49.1%
81
Patria
Heikki Allonen, CEO
Finland
89
779.5
658.4
18.4%
861.6
90.5%
11
Thales
Luc Vigneron, Chairman and CEO
France
11
9,492.6
9,956.0
-4.7%
18,135.0
52.3%
22
DCNS
Patrick Boissier, Chairman and CEO
France
24
3,647.0
3,318.7
9.9%
3,647.0
100%
26
Safran
Jean-Paul Herteman, Chairman and CEO
France
25
3,267.3
3,142.4
4%
16,336.5
20%
60
Dassault Aviation
Charles Edelstenne, CEO
France
54
1,238.9
1,273.0
-2.7%
4,600.6
26.9%
61
Nexter
Philippe Burtin, Chairman and CEO
France
51
1,184.6
1,428.4
-17.1%
1,184.6
100%
30
Rheinmetall
Klaus Eberhardt, CEO
Germany
30
2,980.3
2,664.2
11.9%
6,200.0
48.1%
57
Krauss-Maffei Wegmann
Frank Haun, President and CEO
Germany
56
1,308.5
1,194.7
9.5%
1,308.5
100%
68
Diehl Stiftung
Thomas Diehl, President and CEO
Germany
66
946.6
963.7
-1.8%
3,793.3
25%
36
Hindustan Aeronautics
Ravindra K. Tyagi, Chairman
India
37
2,769.6
2,277.0
21.6%
2,996.2
92.4%
69
Bharat Electronics
Anil Kumar, Chairman and Managing Director
India
64
943.1
997.7
-5.5%
1,220.4
77.3%
82
Accenture
Pierre Nanterme, CEO
Ireland
83
758.0
725.0
4.6%
25,500.0
3%
38
Elbit Systems
Joseph Ackerman, President and CEO
Israel
33
2,676.6
2,536.6
5.5%
2,817.5
95%
41
Israel Aerospace Industries
Itzhak Nissan, President and CEO
Israel
36
2,508.0
2,380.0
5.4%
3,436.0
73%
48
Rafael Advanced Defense Systems
Yedidia Yaari, President and CEO
Israel
46
1,979.0
1,844.8
7.3%
1,979.0
100%
100
Israel Military Industries
Avi Felder, President and CEO
Israel
98
485.9
508.6
-4.5%
485.9
100%
8
Finmeccanica
Giuseppe Orsi, CEO
Italy
8
14,584.6
14,442.9
1%
24,106.8
60.5%
64
Fincantieri
Giuseppe Bono, CEO
Italy
67
1,085.9
943.0
15.2%
3,315.7
32.8%
23
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Hideaki Omiya, President and CEO
Japan
26
3,610.0
3,039.4
18.8%
35,261.3
10.2%
40
Kawasaki Heavy Industries
Satoshi Hasegawa, President
Japan
60
2,623.8
1,042.7
151.6%
16,297.2
16.1%
54
Mitsubishi Electric
Kenichiro Yamanishi, President and CEO
Japan
57
1,441.3
1,187.7
21.3%
45,492.5
3.2%
55
NEC
Nobuhiro Endo, President (Representative Director)
Japan
63
1,438.8
1,008.8
42.6%
37,960.0
3.8%
92
Fujitsu
Masami Yamamoto, President
Japan
99
661.3
503.8
31.3%
55,843.8
1.2%
93
Toshiba
Norio Sasaki, Director, President and CEO
Japan
NR
630.0
209.0
201.5%
76,253.8
0.8%
7
EADS
Louis Gallois, CEO
Netherlands
7
16,092.9
16,286.7
-1.2%
68,386.2
23.5%
53
Kongsberg
Walter Qvam, CEO
Norway
50
1,444.3
1,499.8
-3.7%
2,704.1
53.4%
95
Nammo
Edgar Fossheim, CEO
Norway
95
565.7
570.9
-0.9%
565.7
100%
25
Almaz-Antei
Vladislav Menshikov, director
Russia 
21
3,552.0
3,940.5
-9.8%
4,188.7
84.8%
39
Russian Helicopters
Dmitry Petrov, Director
Russia 
44
2,644.3
1,905.4
38.8%
3,416.4
77.4%
42
Aviation Holding Co. Sukhoi
Mikhail Pogosyan, Director
Russia 
52
2,479.5
1,404.2
76.6%
2,610.0
95%
58
Irkut
Alexei Fyodorov, President
Russia 
53
1,286.2
1,400.0
-8%
1,626.0
79.1%
59
United Enginebuilding
Andrei Reus, Director
Russia 
55
1,245.9
1,243.7
0.2%
3,116.7
40%
87
RTI
Sergei Boev, Director
Russia 
100
718.1
449.0
59.9%
2,093.0
34.3%
90
RSK MiG
Sergei Korotkov, Director
Russia 
NR
700
300.0
133.3%
700.0
100%
49
ST Engineering
Tan Pheng Hock, President and CEO
Singapore
48
1,955.2
1,800.9
8.6%
4,768.7
41%
63
Samsung Techwin
Cheol Kyo Kim, CEO
South Korea
61
1,092.0
1,032.0
5.8%
2,684.5
40.7%
72
Korea Aerospace Industries
Kim Hong Kyung, President and CEO
South Korea
NR
898.2
854.3
5.1%
1,169.9
76.8%
79
LIG Nex1
Hyo Koo-Lee, CEO
South Korea
73
823.5
811.0
1.5%
823.5
100%
89
Indra
Javier Monzón, Chairman
Spain
77
709.7
788.4
-10%
3,742.4
19%
27
Saab
Håkan Buskhe, CEO
Sweden
28
3,258.9
3,100.0
5.1%
3,626.7
89.9%
77
Ruag
Konrad Peter, Executive Chairman
Switzerland
74
844.7
810.2
4.3%
2,012.0
42%
76
Aselsan
Cengiz Ergeneman, General Manager
Turkey
80
848.4
762.2
11.3%
899.6
94.3%
83
Turkish Aerospace Industries 
Muharrem Dörtkasli, President
Turkey
NR
737.8
445.0
65.8%
848.7
86.9%
3
BAE Systems
Ian King, CEO
U.K.
2
29,130.2
33,109.5
-12%
30,723,.0
94.8%
32
Babcock International
Peter Rogers, CEO
U.K.
41
2,856.1
2,087.1
36.8%
4,924.3
58%
50
Serco
Christopher Hyman, CEO
U.K.
49
1,900.0
1,669.5
13.8%
7,285.6
26.1%
51
Cobham
Andy Stevens, CEO
U.K.
42
1,894.4
1,998.7
-5.2%
2,974.5
63.7%
52
QinetiQ
Leo Quinn, CEO
U.K.
43
1,579.3
1,921.3
-17.8%
2,357.2
67%
56
GKN
Marcus Bryson, CEO
U.K.
58
1,371.4
1,054.2
30.1%
2,375.5
57.7%
62
Chemring
David Price, CEO
U.K.
69
1,156.0
901.1
24.4%
1,191.8
97%
67
Ultra Electronics
Rakesh Sharma, CEO
U.K.
71
961.5
878.0
9.5%
1,172.5
82%
70
Meggitt
Terry Twigger, CEO
U.K.
76
938.8
789.0
19%
2,334.3
40.2%
16
Rolls-Royce
John Rishton, CEO
U.K. 
18
4,691.5
4,483.3
4.6%
17,432.0
26.9%
1
Lockheed Martin
Robert Stevens, Chairman and CEO
U.S.
1
43,978.0
42,800.0
2.8%
46,499.0
94.6%
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%
4
General Dynamics
Jay Johnson, Chairman and CEO
U.S.
5
25,506.0
26,622.0
-4.2%
32,677.0
78.1%
5
Raytheon
William Swanson, Chairman and CEO
U.S.
6
23,055.6
23,420.2
-1.6%
24,791.0
93%
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%
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%
10
United Technologies
Louis Chênevert, President and CEO
U.S.
10
11,000.0
11,600.0
-5.2%
55,800.0
19.7%
12
SAIC5
John Jumper, President and CEO
U.S.
12
8,577.0
8,677.0
-1.2%
10,657.0
80.5%
13
Huntington Ingalls
Michael Petters, President and CEO
U.S.
NR
6,575.0
NA
NA
6,575.0
100%
14
Honeywell
David Cote, Chairman and CEO
U.S.
15
5,300.0
5,400.0
-1.9%
36,500.0
14.5%
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%
17
CSC8
Michael Laphen, Chairman, President and CEO
U.S.
17
4,498.0
4,502.0
-0.1%
16,042.0
28%
18
Oshkosh
Charles Szews, President and CEO
U.S.
13
4,365.2
7,161.7
-39%
7,584.7
57.6%
19
Textron
Scott Donnelly, Chairman and CEO
U.S.
20
4,171.0
3,999.5
4.3%
11,275.0
37%
20
GE
Jeffrey Immelt, Chairman and CEO
U.S.
19
4,100.0
4,100.0
0%
147,300.0
2.8%
21
ITT Exelis
David Melcher, President and CEO
U.S.
NR
4,087.3
NA
NA
5,839.0
70%
24
URS
Martin Koffel, CEO
U.S.
22
3,595.6
3,736.1
-3.8%
9,545.0
37.7%
29
Harris
William Brown, President and CEO
U.S.
32
2,984.7
2,622.3
13.8%
5,924.6
50.4%
31
CACI International
Paul Cofoni, President and CEO
U.S.
35
2,858.7
2,450.5
16.7%
3,577.8
79.9%
33
Rockwell Collins
Clay Jones, Chairman, President and CEO
U.S.
27
2,813.0
2,900.0
-3%
4,806.0
58.5%
34
DynCorp
Steven Gaffney, Chairman and CEO
U.S.
31
2,776.1
2,623.8
5.8%
3,721.5
74.6%
35
Mantech
George Pederson, Chairman and CEO
U.S.
34
2,772.4
2,494.7
11.1%
2,870.0
96.6%
37
Fluor
David Seaton, Chairman and CEO
U.S.
45
2,735.5
1,884.2
45.2%
23,381.4
11.7%
43
Goodrich
Marshall Larsen, Chairman, President and CEO
U.S.
38
2,424.0
2,201.0
10.1%
8,075.0
30%
44
Bechtel
David Walker, President
U.S.
39
2,400.0
2,200.0
9.1%
32,900.0
7.3%
45
Hewlett-Packard
Léo Apotheker, President and CEO
U.S.
65
2,235.9
971.9
130.1%
127,200.0
1.8%
46
General Atomics
J. Neal Blue, Chairman and CEO
U.S.
47
2,034.7
1,819.6
11.8%
NA
NA
47
Navistar
Daniel Ustian, Chairman, Preisdent and CEO
U.S.
40
2,000.0
2,151.0
-7%
13,958.0
14.3%
65
Jacobs Engineering
Craig Martin, President and CEO
U.S.
59
1,036.3
1,053.1
-1.6%
10,381.7
10%
66
AAR
David Storch, Chairman and CEO
U.S.
68
962.0
942.4
2.1%
1,989.5
48.4%
73
Cubic
Walter Zable, Chairman, President and CEO
U.S.
75
869.0
805.1
7.9%
1,285.0
67.6%
75
Moog
John Scannell, CEO
U.S.
NR
855.0
837.0
2.2%
2,331.0
36.7%
78
Wyle
George Melton, Chairman, CEO and President
U.S.
96
829.0
563.5
47.1%
1,148.5
72.2%
80
Curtiss-Wright
Martin Benante, Chairman and CEO
U.S.
78
819.9
784.0
4.6%
2,017.6
40.6%
84
Alion Science and Technology
Bahman Atefi, Chairman and CEO
U.S.
79
726.1
771.8
-5.9%
787.3
92.2%
85
Battelle
Jeffrey Wadsworth, President and CEO
U.S.
81
718.9
753.2
-4.6%
6,300.0
11.4%
88
FLIR
Earl Lewis, Chairman and CEO
U.S.
84
712.3
706.0
0.9%
1,544.1
46.1%
91
Teledyne Technologies
Robert Mehrabian, Chairman, President and CEO
U.S.
82
694.4
727.4
-4.5%
1,941.9
35.8%
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%
97
ARINC
John Belcher, Chairman and CEO
U.S.
92
495.1
649.8
-23.8%
931.4
53.2%
98
Ball Aerospace & Technologies 
David Taylor, President and CEO
U.S.
NR
491.2
416.6
17.9%
784.0
62.7%
99
Day & Zimmermann
Harold Yoh, Chairman and CEO
U.S.
93
489.6
647.7
-24.4%
2,728.2
17.9%
28
ATK
Mark DeYoung, President and CEO
U.S. 
29
3,250.0
2,730.0
19%
4,618.4
70.4%
86
Mission Essential 
Marc Peltier, President
U.S. 
NR
718.2
622.7
15.3%
725.5
99%