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Defense News Top 100 for 2012

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This list, which reflects 2011 figures, was published June 18, 2012. 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
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%
3 BAE Systems Ian King, CEO U.K.
2
29,130.2
33,109.5
-12%
30,723.0
94.8%
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%
7 EADS Louis Gallois, CEO Netherlands
7
16,092.9
16,286.7
-1.2%
68,386.2
23.5%
8 Finmeccanica Giuseppe Orsi, CEO Italy
8
14,584.6
14,442.9
1%
24,106.8
60.5%
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%
11 Thales Luc Vigneron, Chairman and CEO France
11
9,492.6
9,956.0
-4.7%
18,135.0
52.3%
12 SAIC 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%
16 Rolls-Royce John Rishton, CEO U.K.
18
4,691.5
4,483.3
4.6%
17,432.0
26.9%
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%
22 DCNS Patrick Boissier, Chairman and CEO France
24
3,647.0
3,318.7
9.9%
3,647.0
100%
23 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Hideaki Omiya, President and CEO Japan
26
3,610.0
3,039.4
18.8%
35,261.3
10.2%
24 URS Martin Koffel, CEO U.S.
22
3,595.6
3,736.1
-3.8%
9,545.0
37.7%
25 Almaz-Antei Vladislav Menshikov, director Russia
21
3,552.0
3,940.5
-9.8%
4,188.7
84.8%
26 Safran Jean-Paul Herteman, Chairman and CEO France
25
3,267.3
3,142.4
4%
16,336.5
20%
27 Saab Håkan Buskhe, CEO Sweden
28
3,258.9
3,100.0
5.1%
3,626.7
89.9%
28 ATK8 Mark DeYoung, President and CEO U.S.
29
3,250.0
2,730.0
19%
4,618.4
70.4%
29 Harris William Brown, President and CEO U.S.
32
2,984.7
2,622.3
13.8%
5,924.6
50.4%
30 Rheinmetall Klaus Eberhardt, CEO Germany
30
2,980.3
2,664.2
11.9%
6,200.0
48.1%
31 CACI International Paul Cofoni, President and CEO U.S.
35
2,858.7
2,450.5
16.7%
3,577.8
79.9%
32 Babcock International Peter Rogers, CEO U.K.
41
2,856.1
2,087.1
36.8%
4,924.3
58%
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%
36 Hindustan Aeronautics Ravindra K. Tyagi, Chairman India
37
2,769.6
2,277.0
21.6%
2,996.2
92.4%
37 Fluor David Seaton, Chairman and CEO U.S.
45
2,735.5
1,884.2
45.2%
23,381.4
11.7%
38 Elbit Systems Joseph Ackerman, President and CEO Israel
33
2,676.6
2,536.6
5.5%
2,817.5
95%
39 Russian Helicopters Dmitry Petrov, Director Russia
44
2,644.3
1,905.4
38.8%
3,416.4
77.4%
40 Kawasaki Heavy Industries Satoshi Hasegawa, President Japan
60
2,623.8
1,042.7
151.6%
16,297.2
16.1%
41 Israel Aerospace Industries Itzhak Nissan, President and CEO Israel
36
2,508.0
2,380.0
5.4%
3,436.0
73%
42 Aviation Holding Co. Sukhoi1 Mikhail Pogosyan, Director Russia
52
2,479.5
1,404.2
76.6%
2,610.0
95%
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%
48 Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Yedidia Yaari, President and CEO Israel
46
1,979.0
1,844.8
7.3%
1,979.0
100%
49 ST Engineering Tan Pheng Hock, President and CEO Singapore
48
1,955.2
1,800.9
8.6%
4,768.7
41%
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%
53 Kongsberg Walter Qvam, CEO Norway
50
1,444.3
1,499.8
-3.7%
2,704.1
53.4%
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%
56 GKN Marcus Bryson, CEO U.K.
58
1,371.4
1,054.2
30.1%
2,375.5
57.7%
57 Krauss-Maffei Wegmann Frank Haun, President and CEO Germany
56
1,308.5
1,194.7
9.5%
1,308.5
100%
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%
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%
62 Chemring David Price, CEO U.K.
69
1,156.0
901.1
24.4%
1,191.8
97%
63 Samsung Techwin Cheol Kyo Kim, CEO South Korea
61
1,092.0
1,032.0
5.8%
2,684.5
40.7%
64 Fincantieri Giuseppe Bono, CEO Italy
67
1,085.9
943.0
15.2%
3,315.7
32.8%
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%
67 Ultra Electronics Rakesh Sharma, CEO U.K.
71
961.5
878.0
9.5%
1,172.5
82%
68 Diehl Stiftung Thomas Diehl, President and CEO Germany
66
946.6
963.7
-1.8%
3,793.3
25%
69 Bharat Electronics Anil Kumar, Chairman and Managing Director India
64
943.1
997.7
-5.5%
1,220.4
77.3%
70 Meggitt Terry Twigger, CEO U.K.
76
938.8
789.0
19%
2,334.3
40.2%
71 CAE Marc Parent, President and CEO Canada
72
904.5
850.9
6.3%
1,842.9
49.1%
72 Korea Aerospace Industries Kim Hong Kyung, President and CEO South Korea
NR
898.2
854.3
5.1%
1,169.9
76.8%
73 Cubic Walter Zable, Chairman, President and CEO U.S.
75
869.0
805.1
7.9%
1,285.0
67.6%
74 Embraer Frederico Fleury Curado, President and CEO Brazil
87
866.8
671.3
29.1%
5,914.8
14.7%
75 Moog John Scannell, CEO U.S.
NR
855.0
837.0
2.2%
2,331.0
36.7%
76 Aselsan Cengiz Ergeneman, General Manager Turkey
80
848.4
762.2
11.3%
899.6
94.3%
77 Ruag Konrad Peter, Executive Chairman Switzerland
74
844.7
810.2
4.3%
2,012.0
42%
78 Wyle George Melton, Chairman, CEO and President U.S.
96
829.0
563.5
47.1%
1,148.5
72.2%
79 LIG Nex Hyo Koo-Lee, CEO South Korea
73
823.5
811.0
1.5%
823.5
100%
80 Curtiss-Wright Martin Benante, Chairman and CEO U.S.
78
819.9
784.0
4.6%
2,017.6
40.6%
81 Patria Heikki Allonen, CEO Finland
89
779.5
658.4
18.4%
861.6
90.5%
82 Accenture Pierre Nanterme, CEO Ireland
83
758.0
725.0
4.6%
25,500.0
3%
83 Turkish Aerospace Industries Muharrem Dörtkasli, President Turkey
NR
737.8
445.0
65.8%
848.7
86.9%
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%
86 Mission Essential Marc Peltier, President U.S.
NR
718.2
622.7
15.3%
725.5
99%
87 RTI Sergei Boev, Director Russia
100
718.1
449.0
59.9%
2,093.0
34.3%
88 FLIR Earl Lewis, Chairman and CEO U.S.
84
712.3
706.0
0.9%
1,544.1
46.1%
89 Indra Javier Monzón, Chairman Spain
77
709.7
788.4
-10%
3,742.4
19%
90 RSK MiG Sergei Korotkov, Director Russia
NR
700.0
300.0
133.3%
700.0
100%
91 Teledyne Technologies Robert Mehrabian, Chairman, President and CEO U.S.
82
694.4
727.4
-4.5%
1,941.9
35.8%
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%
94 SRA International William Ballhaus, President and CEO U.S.
88
567.0
661.0
-14.2%
1,705.0
33.3%
95 Nammo Edgar Fossheim, CEO Norway
95
565.7
570.9
-0.9%
565.7
100%
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%
100 Israel Military Industries Avi Felder, President and CEO Israel
98
485.9
508.6
-4.5%
485.9
100%