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Rank          Company Name          Country          Total Revenue

Rank Company Country Principal Lines of Defense Business 1997 Rank 1998 Defense Revenue* 1998 Total Revenue 1998 Net Income Percent of Revenue From Defense
1 Lockheed Martin Corp. (8) U.S. A,M,SP,PS,DE,CS,C 1 $16,600.0 $26,000.0 $1,000.0 63.8
2 The Boeing Co. (8) U.S. A,M,SP,PS,DE,CS,H,C,MU 2 $15,600.0 $56,200.0 $1,216.0 27.8
3 Raytheon Co. U.S. A,M,SP,PS,DE,C,O 5 $14,822.0 $19,530.0 $864.0 75.9
4 British Aerospace plc U.K. A,M,PS,DE,AV,S,AR,C,O,MU 3 $10,546.0 $11,686.0 NA 90.2
5 General Electric Co. plc (1) U.K. M,SP,DE,S,CS,AR,C,MU 6 $5,866.6 $12,653.7 NA 46.4
6 Northrop Grumman Corp. U.S. A,PA,DE,CS,C,MU 4 $5,700.0 $8,900.0 $194.0 64.0
7 Thomson-CSF France M,SP,PS,DE,S,CS,AR,C,O,MU 7 $4,500.9 $7,205.7 NA 62.5
8 General Dynamics Corp. U.S. DE,AV,S,CS,E,C,O,MU 9 $4,161.0 $4,970.0 $364.0 83.7
9 DaimlerChrysler Aerospace AG (17) Germany A,M,SP,PS,DE,E,H,C,MU 12 $3,087.0 $10,290.0 $642.0 30.0
10 United Technologies Corp. U.S. SP,E,H,MU 10 $3,000.0 $25,700.0 $1,255.0 11.7
11 Mitsubishi Heaby Industries Ltd. (2) Japan AV,S 16 $2,926.1 $25,596.0 $158.5 11.4
12 Litton Industries Inc. U.S. SP,PS,DE,S,CS,C,MU 11 $2,500.0 $4,399.9 $181.4 56.8
13 TRW Inc. U.S. SP,PS,DE,CS,C 8 $2,419.0 $11,866.0 $477.0 20.4
14 Rosvoorouzhenie (11) Russia State-owned arms export agency NR $2,300.0 $2,300.0 $106.0 100.0
15 Rheinmetall Group (8) Germany DE 44 $2,246.3 $4,818.0 NA 46.6
16 Rolls-Royce plc U.K. M,PS,E,MU 15 $2,238.3 $7,461.1 NA 30.0
17 Direction des Constructions Navales France PS,DE,S,CS,AR,E,C,MU 13 $2,010.3 $2,010.3 NA 100.0
18 Allied Signal Inc. U.S. SP,PS,DE,E,C 17 $2,000.0 $15,100.0 $1,331.0 13.2
19 Groupe Dassault Aviation France A 19 $1,974.7 $3,596.4 $329.9 54.9
20 Newport News Shipbuilding U.S. S,MU 20 $1,713.0 $1,862.0 $66.0 92.0
21 Aerospatiale (14) France A,N,S,DE,H,MU 18 $1,674.1 $9,765.3 $204.3 17.1
22 Lagardere France M,SP,DE,CS,C 14 $1,542.1 $12,481.9 $326.9 12.4
23 GKN Group (11) U.K. AV,H 23 $1,537.5 $6,150.1 $1,173.2 25.0
24 General Electric Co. U.S. E 21 $1,500.0 $100,460.0 $9,300.0 1.5
25 Finmeccanica Italy A,M,S,DE,AR,AV,E,H,C,O,MU 22 $1,402.7 $6,847.5 $292.3 20.5
26 Science Applications International Corp. (3) U.S. PS,CS,C,MU 25 $1,396.2 $4,740.4 $150.7 29.5
27 ITT Industries U.S. SP,PS,DE,C,MU 29 $1,293.4 $4,492.7 $1,532.5 28.8
28 Giat Industries France AV,AR,O,MU 27 $1,268.2 $1,281.0 NA 99.0
29 United Defense LP U.S. DE,AV,CS,AR,O,MU 24 $1,200.0 $1,200.0 NA 100.0
30 Israel Aircraft Industries Ltd. Israel A,M,AP,DE,AV,S,CS,AR,E,H,MU 30 $1,182.0 $1,874.0 NA 63.1
31 Celsius Corp. Sweden M,PS,DE,S,AR,C,MU 31 $1,171.0 $1,759.0 $63.0 66.6
32 Textron Inc. U.S. A,M,AV,AR,H 32 $1,100.0 $9,683.0 $608.0 11.4
33 Computer Sciences Corp. (1) U.S. SP,DE,CS,C 28 $1,070.0 $6,600.0 $341.0 16.2
34 Snecma Group France A,M,S,E,MU 35 $989.5 $5,065.6 $289.9 19.5
35 Diehl Stifung & Co. Germany M,PS,DE,A,O,T,MU 52 $964.8 $1,827.6 NA 52.8
36 Mitsubishi Electric Corp. (2) Japan DE 33 $907.6 $33,309.9 -$3,917.3 2.7
37 Hunting Defence Ltd. U.K. M,SP,PS,DE,CS,O,MU 36 $812.5 $1,629.3 $21.6 49.9
38 GTE Government Systems U.S. PS,CS,C,MU 34 $787.0 $1,400.0 NA 56.2
39 Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. (2) Japan A,M,SP,S,E,H,MU 26 $768.5 NA NA NA
40 Smiths Industries plc (6) U.K. DE,MU 40 $764.0 $1,978.0 $246.0 38.6
41 Krauss-Mafei AG Germany AV,AR,MU 58 $722.0 $1,813.0 NA 39.8
42 Alliant Techsystems (1) U.S. M,SP,DE,AV,AR,C,O,MU 39 $705.0 $1,100.0 $50.8 64.1
43 Rockwell International Corp. (4, 9, 12) U.S. DE 69 $704.0 $6,752.0 -$109.0 10.4
44 GenCorp Inc. (7) U.S. SP,DE,AR 43 $700.0 $1,740.0 $84.0 40.2
45 Harris Corp. (5) U.S. SP,PS,DE,C,MU 38 $700.0 $3,900.0 $133.0 17.9
46 L-3 Communications Corp. U.S. SP,DE,CS,C,MU 47 $662.7 $1,037.0 $32.5 63.9
47 Saab Group Sweden A,M,SP,DE,MU 46 $638.8 $1,015.0 NA 62.9
48 Racal Electronics plc U.K. DE,C 42 $617.8 $1,740.0 $108.7 35.5
49 Sagem S.A. France DE,C,MU 41 $604.9 $3,251.0 $141.8 18.6
50 Vickers Defence Systems U.K. AV,MU NR $571.7 $1,481.0 NA 38.6
51 Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Ind. Ltd. (2) Japan E 50 $566.9 NA NA NA
52 Avondalen Industries Inc. U.S. S 49 $554.0 $749.0 $36.9 74.0
53 Rafael Armament Development Auth. Israel M,SP,DE,AV 51 $510.0 $520.0 NA 98.1
54 Denel Group S. Africa PS,AR,H,O NR $500.0 $600.0 NA 83.0
55 DynCorp U.S. SP,PS,S,CS,H,C,MU 65 $480.0 $1,233.0 $15.0 38.9
56 Israel Military Industries Israel M,SP,PS,DE,AV,AR,C,O,MU NR $475.3 $500.3 $3.2 95.0
57 Booz-Allen & Hamilton Inc. (1) U.S. PS 57 $470.0 $1,500.0 NA 31.3
58 Empress Nacional Bazan S.A. Spain S NR $458.9 $509.9 -$41.8 90.0
59 Stewart & Stevenson Services Inc. U.S. T 60 $455.0 $1,207.0 $73.0 37.7
60 Silicon Graphics Inc. U.S. PS,DE,CS 95 $454.0 $3,100.0 -$460.0 14.6
61 Lucent Technologies Inc. (8, 9) U.S. DE,C 53 $450.0 $30,100.0 $2,300.0 1.5
62 Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. India A,SP,CS,E,H,C,MU 55 $434.3 $472.2 $40.0 92.0
63 Alvis plc (8, 13) U.K. AV 23 $433.4 $433.4 $29.0 100.0
64 Elbit Systems Ltd. Israel DE,C,MU 67 $414.7 $414.7 NA 100.0
65 Unisys Corp. U.S. CS 94 $410.0 $7,200.0 $387.0 5.7
66 Singapore Technologies Eng. Ltd. Singapore DE,AV,S,E,H,C,O,MU NR $409.0 $830.0 NA 49.3
67 Tadiran Ltd. Israel DE,C 59 $400.6 $1,136.3 $67.4 35.3
68 MITRE Corp. (4) U.S. PS,CS,C 62 $394.0 $527.0 $7.8 74.8
69 NEC Corp. (2) Japan SP,C 45 $392.6 $41,896.2 -$1,390.3 9.0
70 Cordant Technologies Inc. (1) U.S. M,SP,O 99 $390.0 $2,430.0 $142.0 16.0
71 Cobham U.K. PS,DE,C,MU NR $382.4 $637.4 $105.5 60.0
72 Allegheny Teledyne Inc. U.S. SP,PS,DE,E 72 $375.2 $3,923.4 $241.2 9.6
73 CAE Inc. (1) Canada MU 79 $363.0 $1,100.0 NA 33.0
74 The Aerospace Corp. (9) U.S. SP 69 $363.0 $363.0 NA 100.0
75 Construcciones Aeronauticas S.A. Spain A,SP,MU 71 $353.1 $1,177.0 $54.7 30.0
76 Tenix Group (5,18) Australia DE NR $351.1 $460.3 NA 76.3
77 Nichols Research Corp. (16) U.S. PS,CS 87 $337.4 $427.0 $16.7 79.0
78 Toshiba Corp. (2) Japan DE 63 $331.9 $46,662.9 -$122.3 0.7
79 Primex Technologies Inc. U.S. SP,DE,O 73 $330.8 $495.3 $16.3 66.8
80 Kongsberg Group Norway M NR $326.8 $918.4 NA 35.6
81 EG&G Inc. U.S. SP,PS,DE,AV,S,CS,AR,C,O,MU 77 $320.0 $1,407.9 $102.0 22.7
82 Komatsu Ltd. (2) Japan AV 84 $311.6 $9,345.0 -$109.0 3.3
83 El-Op Electro-Optics Industries Ltd. Israel SP,DE 89 $300.0 $300.0 NA 100.0
84 Motorola Inc. (8) U.S. SP,DE,C,O 75 $300.0 $29,400.0 -$962.0 1.0
85 Sextant Avionique France DE 85 $296.0 $925.1 NA 32.0
86 AM General Corp. (15) U.S. PS,T,MU 64 $294.6 $392.8 -$8.3 75.0
87 Lear Siegler Services Inc. U.S. PS,MU NR $278.0 $317.0 NA 87.7
88 Indra Systemas S.A. Spain M,S,PS,DE,CS,C,MU 91 $271.6 $604.2 NA 44.9
89 Veridian (10) U.S. SP,PS,CS,C 86 $261.0 $304.7 NA 85.7
90 Electronic Data Systems Corp. (4) U.S. CS 66 $260.0 $16,900.0 $743.0 1.5
91 DRS Technologies Inc. (1) U.S. S,DE,CS,C,MU NR $254.0 $273.4 $0.7 92.9
92 Oerlikon Contraves AG Switzerland M,SP,DE,AR,O,MU 56 $252.6 $300.5 NA 84.1
93 Kaman Corp. U.S. H 68 $250.6 $1,006.0 $30.0 24.9
94 LM Ericsson Sweden SP,DE,C 61 $249.7 $22,704.0 NA 1.1
95 Oshkosh Truck Corp. (9) U.S. T,MU 78 $249.0 $902.8 $15.1 27.6
96 ADI Ltd. (5) Australia M,PS,DE,AV,S,CS,AR,E,C,O,T,MU 74 $247.8 $330.4 $23.0 75.0
97 Mitsui Shipbuilding & Engineering (2) Japan S NR $243.8 $3,080.9 -$52.8 7.9
98 Nissan Motor Corp. (2) Japan M,SP 96 $235.4 NA NA NA
99 Anteon Corp. U.S. PS,DE,S,CS,C,O NR $212.9 $282.5 NA 75.4
100 Bombardier Inc. Canada PS,DE,MU 82 $208.4 $7,488.0 $360.7 2.8

Key:

A - aircraft
M - missiles
SP - space systems
PS - professional services
DE - defense electronics
AV - armored vehicles
S - ships and/or submarines
CS - computer services
AR - artillery
E - engines
H - helicopters
C - communications
O - ordnance
T - trucks
MU - maintenance and upgrades
NA - not available
NR - not ranked

Footnotes

1 - Year ending 3/31.
2 - Japanese defense contract awards rather than revenue.
3 - Year ending 1/31.
4 - Ranking based on U.S. Department of Defense prime contract awards only.
5 - Year ending 6/30.
6 - Year ending 7/31.
7 - Year ending 11/30.
8 - Defense analyst estimate.
9 - Year ending 9/30.
10 - Pro forma results.
11 - Total revenue before tax.
12 - From continuing operations after special items and before accounting changes.
13 - Based on a 64-week accounting period.
14 - Defense and space revenue.
15 - Year ending 10/31.
16 - Year ending 8/31.
17 - Figures for Daimler-Benz Aerospace AG before merger with Chrysler Corp.
18 - Company estimate. Tenix is a private firm that does not publish earnings publicly.
* - In millions of U.S. dollars.


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