World's Top 10 Defence Companies

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1. Lockheed Martin



Total sales 2011 (US$m):46,499
Total profit 2011 (US$m): 2,655
(Source: SIPRI)

2. Boeing



Total sales 2011 (US$m): 68,735
Total profit 2011 (US$m): 4,018

3. BAE Systems



Total sales 2011 (US$m): 30,689
Total profit 2011 (US$m): 2,349


4. General Dynamics



Total sales 2011 (US$m): 32,677
Total profit 2011 (US$m): 2,526

5. Raytheon



Total sales 2011 (US$m): 24,857
Total profit 2011 (US$m): 1,896


6. Northrop Grumman



Total sales 2011 (US$m): 26,412
Total profit 2011 (US$m): 2,118

7. EADS



Total sales 2011 (US$m): 68,295
Total profit 2011 (US$m): 1,442


8. Finmeccanica



Total sales 2011 (US$m): 24,074
Total profit 2011 (US$m): -3, 206
 

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Sales don't match up there to the rankings.
 

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Boeing and Unite Technologies ( Pratt and Whitney) derive bulk of their sales from Commercial aircraft/ non military sales so the rankings do make sense at some level.
 

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I don't like these lists because it doesn't include security sales which should be included. For the list to be complete it needs to list arm sales. It is rather pointless including commercial sales with no defence or security applications.
 

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No wonder Finmeccanica is going minus. Paying bribes to get contracts. :thumb:
 

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