Top 50 Defense Companies of 2015


Defense companies

Here’s the top 50 Defense Companies of 2015 published by the Defense News’ annual ranking. US continue to dominate the defense market with 26 out 50 being US companies.

Lockheed Martin, one of the world’s premier companies in the aerospace, defense, security, and technologies industry continue to be the number one defense company with an annual revenue USD 45,600 millions plus leading innovation and transformative technologies.

Boeing is at the second rank with  $90,762 millions grossing 32% of its revenue from defense. BAE Systems, a U.K defense company secured the third position with $27,411 millions fiscal revenue, 92.8% of which from defense.

Raytheon the fourth ranker achieved the annual revenue of $22,826 millions. And General Dynamics placing itself at the fifth position with the annual revenue $30,852 millions, 60.2% of which is from defense.

India remains the largest importer of arms and defense equipments by importing an whopping $5.57 billions worth of military hardware. USA, Russia, China, Germany, France and UK are the top exporters of defense technology and equipments. Hindustan Aeronautics made the 38th position in the top 50 global defense companies with $2,531 millions of annual revenue.

  1. Lockheed Martin (U.S.)
  2. Boeing (U.S.)
  3. BAE Systems (U.K.)
  4. Raytheon (U.S.)
  5. General Dynamics (U.S.)
  6. Northrop Grumman (U.S.)
  7. Airbus Group (Netherlands)
  8. United Technologies (U.S.)
  9. Finmeccanica (Italy)
  10. L-3 Communications (U.S.)
  11. Almaz-Antey (Russia)
  12. Thales (France)
  13. Huntington Ingalls (U.S.)
  14. United Aircraft Corp (Russia)
  15. Rolls-Royce (U.K.)
  16. Honeywell (U.S.)
  17. Textron (U.S.)
  18. AECOM (U.S.)
  19. Booz Allen Hamilton (U.S.)
  20. Safran (France)
  21. DCNS (France)
  22. GE (U.S.)
  23. Russian Helicopters (Russia)
  24. Leidos (U.S.)
  25. Babcock International (U.K.)
  26. United Engine Building (Russia)
  27. Bechtel (U.S.)
  28. Rheinmetall (Germany)
  29. Elbit Systems (Israel)
  30. Saab (Sweden)
  31. Tactical Missiles (Russia)
  32. Israel Aerospace Industries (Israel)
  33. Orbital ATK (U.S.)
  34. SAIC (U.S.)
  35. Exelis (U.S.)
  36. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (Japan)
  37. CACI International (U.S.)
  38. Hindustan Aeronautics (India)
  39. Harris (U.S.)
  40. Hewlett-Packard (U.S.)
  41. Rockwell Collins (U.S.)
  42. CSC (U.S.)
  43. Serco (U.K.)
  44. ST Engineering (Singapore)
  45. Rafael Advanced Defense Systems (Israel)
  46. Kawasaki Heavy Industries (Japan)
  47. Cobham (U.K.)
  48. Oshkosh (U.S.)
  49. General Atomics (U.S.)
  50. Aerojet Rocketdyne (U.S.)



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