The Top 100 Defense Companies for 2016

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    • 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 revenue and revenue derived from defense, homeland security and other national security contracts.
    • Currency conversions for non-US firms were calculated using average market conversion rates over each firm’s fiscal year, when available, to mitigate the effects of currency fluctuations.
    • * Any company adjustments made to 2014 defense revenue during the subsequent year not reflected.
    • 1 Total defense revenue is based on a percentage of total revenue given by the company
    • 2 Lockheed Martin closed on the acquisition of Sikorsky Aircraft from United Technology Corp. in November 2015
    • 3 Defense revenue is based on percentage of total revenue as was reported for 2014
    • 4 Finmeccanica rebranded as Leonardo following shareholder approval in April 2016
    • 5 Harris closed on the acquisition of Exelis in May 2015
    • 6 KNDS defense revenue generated from a joint venture of Nexter and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann
    • 7 Defense Revenue reflects awards made by the Japan Ministry of Defense for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015
    • 8 Defense revenue does not include TechWin sales
    • 9 CSRA was formed in November 2015 through the combination of the North American Public Sector business of CSC and SRA International
    • 10 Nexter Group includes defense revenue separate from KDNS, the joint venture of Nexter and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann
    • 11 Formed in September 2015, with the spinoff of the Mission Systems group from Exelis. Exelis was acquired by Harris in May 2015
    • 12 Retired December 2015
    • 13 2014 defense revenue provided by company
    • 14 Resigned June 2016
    • 15 Totals for fiscal 2016, which ended March 31, 2016
    • 16 2015 defense revenue reflects total for Defence & Security group
    • 17 Retired August 2016
    • NA- Not available
    • NR- Not ranked

Source: Defense News