Boeing Tops Pentagon Contractors List

By Michael Fabey
Source: Aviation Week & Space Technology
September 09, 2013
Credit: Boeing

While F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) contracts and modifications may make Lockheed Martin the leading fixed-wing contractor for the Pentagon, Boeing's combined rotary-wing, airframe and UAV deals were enough to make it the Defense Department's leader for aviation-related transactions in 2011, according to an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) analysis.

Boeing secured $12.8 billion in aviation-related work in 2011, the most recent year for which data were available, as aggregated by the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting. Lockheed had $10.8 billion worth of transactions, while Sikorsky came in a distant third, with $2.4 billion.

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