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Defense News Top 100 for 2013

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This list, which reflects 2012 figures, was published July 22, 2013. 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.


  Company Leadership Last Year's Rank 2012 Defense Revenue* 2011 Defense Revenue* Percent Change Total Revenue 2012* Percent Defense Country
1.
Lockheed Martin Corporation Marillyn Hewson, President & CEO
1
44,883,000,000
43,978,000,000
2.1%
47,182,000,000
95.1%
US
2.
Boeing W. James McNerney, Chairman, President & CEO
2
31,378,000,000
30,700,000,000
2.2%
81,698,000,000
38.4%
US
3.
BAE Ian King, CEO
3
26,813,124,000
29,130,200,000
-8.0%
28,255,201,000
94.9%
UK
4.
Raytheon Company 1 William Swanson, Chairman & CEO
5
22,705,020,000
23,055,600,000
-1.5%
24,414,000,000
93.0%
US
5.
General Dynamics Phebe Novakovic, Chairman & CEO
4
21,023,000,000
23,491,000,000
-10.5%
31,513,000,000
66.7%
US
6.
Northrop Grumman Corporation Wes Bush, Chairman, President & CEO
6
20,600,000,000
21,400,000,000
-3.7%
25,218,000,000
81.7%
US
7.
EADS N.V.2 Thomas Enders, CEO
7
14,912,960,000
16,092,900,000
-7.3%
72,636,400,000
20.5%
Netherlands
8.
Finmeccanica Alessandro Pansa, COO & CEO
8
12,528,670,813
14,584,600,000
-14.1%
22,135,465,942
56.6%
Italy
9.
United Technologies Louis Chenevert, Chairman & CEO
10
12,117,000,000
11,000,000,000
10.2%
57,700,000,000
21.0%
US
10.
L-3 Communications Michael Strianese, Chairman, President & CEO
9
10,839,000,000
12,521,000,000
-13.4%
13,146,000,000
82.5%
US
11.
Thales Jean-Bernard Levy, Chairman & CEO
11
9,212,609,600
9,492,600,000
-2.9%
18,255,520,000
50.5%
France
12.
SAIC3 John Jumper, Chairman & CEO
12
8,301,000,000
8,577,000,000
-3.2%
11,200,000,000
74.1%
US
13.
Huntington Ingalls Industries Mike Petters, President & CEO
13
6,240,300,000
6,119,400,000
2.0%
6,710,000,000
93.0%
US
14.
Almaz-Antey Vladislaw Vladamirovich Menshikov, General Director
25
5,754,332,670
3,552,000,000
62.0%
6,123,996,270
94.0%
Russia
15.
Honeywell David Cote, Chairman & CEO
14
5,100,000,000
5,300,000,000
-3.8%
37,700,000,000
13.5%
US
16.
Rolls-Royce4 John Rishton, CEO
16
5,097,979,900
4,691,500,000
8.7%
19,347,602,300
26.3%
UK
17.
Booz Allen Hamilton Ralph Shrader, Chairman, President & CEO
15
4,800,000,000
4,860,000,000
-1.2%
5,859,218,000
81.9%
US
18.
Textron Inc. Scott Donnelly, President & CEO
19
4,288,000,000
4,171,000,000
2.8%
12,237,000,000
35.0%
US
19.
Exelis David Melcher, President & CEO
21
4,251,500,000
4,087,300,000
4.0%
5,522,000,000
77.0%
US
20.
GE Jeffrey Immelt, Chairman & CEO
20
4,000,000,000
3,700,000,000
8.1%
147,359,000,000
2.7%
US
21.
Oshkosh5 Charles Szews. CEO
18
3,947,500,000
4,365,200,000
-9.6%
8,180,900,000
48.3%
US
22.
DCNS Patrick Boissier, Chairman & CEO
22
3,766,808,000
3,647,000,000
3.3%
3,766,808,000
100.0%
France
23.
CSC6 Mike Lawrie, President & CEO
17
3,687,000,000
4,498,000,000
-18.0%
15,000,000,000
24.6%
US
24.
Russian Helicopters Dmitry Yevgenievich Petrov, CEO
39
3,489,109,500
2,644,300,000
31.9%
4,036,542,900
86.4%
Russia
25.
Safran Jean-Paul Herteman, Chairman & CEO
26
3,486,547,200
3,267,300,000
6.7%
17,432,736,000
20.0%
France
26.
URS Martin Koffel, CEO
24
3,471,200,000
3,595,600,000
-3.5%
10,972,500,000
31.6%
US
27.
Babcock International1 Peter Rogers, CEO
32
3,110,766,100
2,856,100,000
8.9%
4,785,794,000
65.0%
UK
28.
DynCorp International Steven Gaffney, Chairman & CEO
34
3,100,312,855
2,776,100,000
11.7%
4,044,275,332
76.7%
US
29.
ATK6 Mark DeYoung, President & CEO
28
3,047,000,000
3,250,000,000
-6.2%
4,362,000,000
69.9%
US
30.
Saab Håkan Buskhe, President & CEO
27
3,013,080,000
3,258,900,000
-7.5%
3,546,277,000
85.0%
Sweden
31.
Rheinmetall Armin Papperger, CEO
30
3,001,876,000
2,980,300,000
0.7%
6,047,462,400
49.6%
Germany
32.
CACI International 7 Ken Asbury, President & CEO
31
2,944,924,000
2,858,721,000
3.0%
3,774,473,000
78.0%
US
33
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries8 Hideaki Omiya, President
23
2,907,630,000
3,610,000,000
-19.5%
36,689,620,000
7.9%
Japan
.34
Harris7 William Brown, President & CEO
29
2,794,400,000
2,984,700,000
-6.4%
5,451,300,000
51.3%
US
.35.
Elbit Systems1 Bezhalel Machlis, President & CEO
38
2,744,176,650
2,676,600,000
2.5%
2,888,607,000
95.0%
Israel
36.
Hewlett-Packard Meg Whitman, President & CEO
45
2,668,822,143
2,235,900,000
19.4%
119,895,000,000
2.2%
US
37.
Hindustan Aeronautics6 Ravindra Tyagi, Chairman
36
2,619,828,000
2,769,600,000
-5.4%
2,619,828,000
100.0%
India
38.
Rockwell Collins9 Clay Jones, Chairman & CEO
33
2,591,000,000
2,813,000,000
-7.9%
4,726,000,000
54.8%
US
39.
Israel Aerospace Industries Joseph Weiss, President & CEO
41
2,553,000,000
2,508,000,000
1.8%
3,338,000,000
76.5%
Israel
40.
Bechtel Craig Albert, President
44
2,500,000,000
2,400,000,000
4.2%
37,900,000,000
6.6%
US
41.
ManTech George Pederson, Chairman & CEO
35
2,464,000,000
2,772,000,000
-11.1%
2,582,295,000
95.4%
US
42.
General Atomics10 J. Neal Blue, Chairman & CEO
46
2,460,092,880
2,034,700,000
20.9%
NA
NA
US
43.
Aviation Holding Co. Sukhoi1 Igor Yakovlevich Ozar, General Director
42
2,270,831,040
2,479,500,000
-8.4%
2,365,449,000
96.0%
Russia
44.
NEC8 Nobuhiro Endo, President
55
1,974,720,000
1,438,800,000
37.2%
37,166,360,000
5.3%
Japan
45.
Serco1 Christopher Hyman, CEO
50
1,946,407,775
1,900,000,000
2.4%
7,785,631,100
25.0%
UK
46.
Cobham Bob Murphy, CEO
51
1,890,547,100
1,894,400,000
-0.2%
2,771,640,300
68.2%
UK
47.
ST Engineering Tan Pheng Hock, President & CEO
49
1,889,148,501
1,955,200,000
-3.4%
5,105,806,760
37.0%
Singapore
48.
Fluor10 David Seaton, Chairman & CEO
37
1,865,350,392
2,735,500,000
-31.8%
27,577,135,000
6.8%
US
49.
United Engine-Building1 Vladislav Masalov, General Director
59
1,857,627,000
1,245,900,000
49.1%
4,128,060,000
45.0%
Russia
50.
GKN Aerospace Marcus Bryson, CEO
56
1,806,558,000
1,371,400,000
31.7%
2,820,766,000
64.0%
UK
51.
Kawasaki Heavy Industries8 Shigeru Murayama, President
40
1,790,800,000
2,623,800,000
-31.7%
15,595,460,100
11.5%
Japan
52.
Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Yedidia Yaari, President & CEO
48
1,781,493,200
1,979,000,000
-10.0%
1,781,493,200
100.0%
Israel
53.
Mitsubishi Electric8 Kenichiro Yamanishi, Representative Executive Officer
54
1,500,400,000
1,441,300,000
4.1%
43,161,910,000
3.5%
Japan
54.
DSN11 Isao Moriyasu, President & CEO
NR
1,477,410,000
NA
NA
2,449,850,700
60.3%
Japan
55.
Dassault Aviation Eric Trappier, Chairman & CEO
60
1,470,726,400
1,238,900,000
18.7%
5,066,850,430
29.0%
France
56.
Jacobs Engineering Craig Martin, President & CEO
65
1,441,255,000
1,036,300,000
39.1%
10,893,778,000
13.2%
US
57.
QinetiQ6 Leo Quinn, CEO
52
1,410,383,000
1,579,300,000
-10.7%
2,104,164,660
67.0%
UK
58.
Kongsberg Walter Qvam, President & CEO
53
1,183,165,984
1,444,300,000
-18.1%
2,689,013,600
44.0%
Norway
59.
Fincantieri Giuseppe Bono, CEO
64
1,149,837,421
1,085,900,000
5.9%
3,066,156,000
37.5%
Italy
60.
Chemring5 Mark Papworth, CEO
62
1,133,377,440
1,156,000,000
-2.0%
1,172,678,000
96.6%
UK
61.
Embraer Frederico Fleury Curado, President & CEO
74
1,068,061,654
866,800,000
23.2%
6,259,723,947
17.1%
Brazil
62.
Irkut Oleg Demchenko, President
58
1,045,087,000
1,286,200,000
-18.7%
1,530,855,000
68.3%
Russia
63.
Krauss-Maffei Wegmann Frank Haun, President & CEO
57
1,028,480,000
1,308,500,000
-21.4%
1,028,480,000
100.0%
Germany
64.
Navistar12 Troy Clarke, President & CEO
47
1,000,000,000
2,000,000,000
-50.0%
12,948,000,000
7.7%
US
65.
Samsung Techwin Kim Cheol-kyo, CEO
63
990,000,000
1,092,000,000
-9.3%
2,700,000,000
36.7%
So. Korea
66.
Meggitt1 Terry Twigger, CEO
70
988,852,800
938,800,000
5.3%
2,535,520,000
39.0%
UK
67.
Ruag1 Konrad Peter, Executive Chairman
77
964,601,050
844,700,000
14.2%
1,929,202,100
50.0%
Swiss
68.
Ultra Electronics1 Rakash Sharma, CEO
67
964,511,808
961,500,000
0.3%
1,205,639,760
80.0%
UK
69.
Bharat Electronics6 Anil Kumar, Chairman & Managing Director
69
956,903,340
943,100,000
1.5%
1,100,230,038
87.0%
India
70.
Nexter Philippe Burtin, Chairman & CEO
61
953,850,920
1,184,600,000
-19.5%
953,850,920
100.0%
France
71.
AAR13 David Storch, Chairman & CEO
66
930,409,000
962,000,000
-3.3%
2,064,998,000
45.1%
US
72.
Wyle George Melton, Chairman, Presient & CEO
78
913,134,000
829,019,802
10.1%
1,155,866,000
79.0%
US
73.
Cubic5 William Boyle, CEO
73
866,800,000
869,000,000
-0.3%
1,381,500,000
62.7%
US
74.
Aselsan Cengiz Ergeneman, CEO
76
862,365,671
848,400,000
1.6%
906,584,063
95.1%
Turkey
75.
Accenture14 Pierre Nanterme, Chairman & CEO
82
860,000,000
758,000,000
13.5%
27,900,000,000
3.1%
US
76.
Moog John Scannell, Chairman & CEO
75
857,059,000
855,000,000
0.2%
2,469,536,000
34.7%
US
77.
LIG Nex1 Lee Hyo-koo, CEO
79
856,890,000
823,500,000
4.1%
856,890,000
100.0%
So. Korea
78.
Patria Heikki Allonen, President & CEO
81
851,067,200
779,500,000
9.2%
946,330,160
89.9%
Finland
79.
CAE Marc Parent, President & CEO
71
833,482,160
904,500,000
-7.9%
2,102,185,050
39.6%
Canada
80.
RTI Boev Sergey, General Director
87
801,754,445
718,100,000
11.6%
2,371,786,182
33.8%
Russia
81.
Mission Essential Peter Horvath, Chairman & CEO
86
797,400,000
718,200,000
11.0%
797,400,000
100.0%
US
82.
Curtiss-Wright Martin Benante, Chairman & CEO
80
779,521,000
819,900,000
-4.9%
2,097,700,000
37.2%
US
83.
Alion Science and Technology Bahman Atefi, Chairman & CEO
84
748,418,000
726,128,000
3.1%
817,204,000
91.6%
US
84.
Diehl Defence Holding Claus Günther, CEO
68
707,080,000
946,600,000
-25.3%
3,638,248,000
19.4%
Germany
85.
Turkish Aerospace Industries Muharrem Dörtka?li, President & CEO
83
693,414,284
737,847,074
-6.0%
832,881,848
83.3%
Turkey
86.
Battelle5 Jeffrey Wadsworth, President & CEO
85
688,000,000
718,900,000
-4.3%
6,100,000,000
11.3%
US
87.
Korea Aerospace Industries Ha Sung-yong, CEO
72
672,480,000
898,200,000
-25.1%
1,377,000,000
48.8%
So. Korea
88.
FLIR Andrew Teich, President & CEO
88
619,200,000
712,300,000
-13.1%
1,405,400,000
44.1%
US
89.
Toshiba8 Norio Sasaki, President & CEO
93
608,630,000
630,000,000
-3.4%
70,183,630,000
0.9%
Japan
90.
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Robert Strain, President
98
603,000,000
491,200,000
22.8%
873,300,000
69.0%
US
91.
Indra Javier Monzón, Chairman
89
595,466,136
709,700,000
-16.1%
3,780,923,739
15.7%
Spain
92.
Nammo Edgar Fossheim, President & CEO
95
595,115,200
565,700,000
5.2%
595,115,200
100.0%
Norway
93.
RSK MiG Sergey Sergeyevich Korotkov, General Director
90
578,151,688
700,000,000
-17.4%
578,939,261
99.9%
Russia
94.
ViaSat6 Mark Dankberg, Chairman & CEO
NR
527,800,000
389,300,000
35.6%
1,119,700,000
47.1%
US
95.
Israel Military Industries Avi Felder, President & CEO
100
520,000,000
485,900,000
7.0%
520,000,000
100.0%
Israel
96.
Denel Zoli Kunene, Chairman
NR
434,939,200
449,751,600
-3.3%
434,939,200
100.0%
So Africa
97.
Fujitsu8 Masami Yamamoto, President
92
363,000,000
661,300,000
-45.1%
53,018,570,000
0.7%
Japan
98.
Day & Zimmermann Harold Yoh, Chairman & CEO
99
346,000,000
489,600,000
-29.3%
2,400,000,000
14.4%
US
99.
IHI8 Tamotsu Saito, President & CEO
NR
335,170,000
413,826,000
-19.0%
15,198,192,900
2.2%
Japan
100.
Komatsu8 Tetsuji Ohashi, President & CEO
NR
323,070,000
390,446,000
-17.3%
22,807,290,000
1.4%
Japan
1. Defense revenue based on percentage provided by company.
2. Operation headquarters in Paris and Munich.
3. Fiscal year ended 1/31/13.
4. Estimate provided for defense revenue of Marine unit.
5. Fiscal year ended 9/30/12.
6. Fiscal year ended 3/31/13.
7. Fiscal year ended 6/30/13.
8. Fiscal year ended 3/31/12. Revenue based on Japanese Defense Agency contracts.
9. Fiscal year ended 9/30/12. CEO Clay Jones is scheduled to retire July 31, 2013.
10. Based on DoD and DHS contracts during federal fiscal year.
11. Fiscal year ended 3/31/12. Revenue based on Japanese Defense Agency contracts. Company was not among top 20 contractors in 2011, and no defense figures are available.
12. Fiscal year ended 10/31/12.
13. Fiscal year ended 5/31/12.
14. Fiscal year ended 8/31/12.
* In US dollars. Currency conversions for non-US firms calculated using average market conversion rates over each firm's fiscal year to mitigate the effects of currency fluctuations.
NA - Not available
NR - Not ranked
Our Process: Data for the Top 100 list comes from information Defense News solicited from companies, from companies' annual reports and from Defense News staff research. Companies were contacted by Defense News and asked to fill out a survey reporting their total annual revenues and revenues derived from defense, homeland security and other national security contracts.