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 Top 50 Pentagon Contractors for Fiscal Year 1998 CONTRACTOR 1. Lockheed/Martin 2. Boeing 3. Raytheon/Hughes 4. General Dynamics 5. Northrop Grumman 6. United Technologies 7. Textron, Inc. 8. Litton Industries 9. Newport News Shipbuilding 10. TRW, Inc. 11. The Carlyle Group 12. Science Applications International 13. General Electric Company 14. Humana, Inc. 15. GTE, Corporation […]

Top 50 Pentagon Contractors for Fiscal Year 1998

by Alexander Cockburn And Jeffrey St. Clair

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 Top 50 Pentagon Contractors for Fiscal
Year 1998


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CONTRACTOR

1. Lockheed/Martin

2. Boeing

3. Raytheon/Hughes

4. General Dynamics

5. Northrop Grumman

6. United Technologies

7. Textron, Inc.

8. Litton Industries

9. Newport News Shipbuilding

10. TRW, Inc.

11. The Carlyle Group

12. Science Applications International

13. General Electric Company

14. Humana, Inc.

15. GTE, Corporation

16. ITT Industries

17. General Electric, PLC

18. Allied Signal

19. Computer Sciences, Corp.

20. Foundation Health Systems, Inc.

21.CBS, Corporation

22. DynCorp

23. Standard Missile Company, LLC

24. IT Group, Inc.

25. Rockwell International Corp.

26. Triwest Healthcare Alliance

27. Avondale Industries

28. Mitre Corporation

29. Mass. Institute of Technology (MIT)

30. Texas Instruments

31. Rolls Royce, PLC

32. Aerospace Corporation

33. Longbow Limited Liability, Corp.

34. Alliant Techsystems, Inc.

35. WorldCorp., Inc.

36. Highmark, Inc.

37. Booz, Allen & Hamilton

38. Johns Hopkins University

39. Philipp Holzmann, AG

40. New Energy Ventures, LLC

41. FDX Corporation

42. Halliburton Company

43. Unisys Corporation

44. Ocean Shipholdings, Inc.

45. Govt. of the United States

46. Electronic Data Systems, Inc.

47. NASSCO Holdings, Inc.

48. Sverdrup Corporation

49. Shell Oil Company

50. Nichols Research Corporation


AMOUNT

$12,341,236,000

$10,865,899,000

$5,661,161,000

$3,679,867,000

$2,690,742,000

$1,983,147,000

$1,837,815,000

$1,644,465,000

$1,546,634,000

$1,347,903,000

$1,328,834,000

$1,223,978,000

$1,161,392,000

$867,453,000

$787,073,000

$780,794,000

$732,057,000

$655,994,000

$646,655,000

$592.990,000

$567,485,000

$537,330,000

$475,088,000

$435,920,000

$435,264,000

$419,973,000

$398,821,000

$394,821,000

$371,883,000

$349,120,000

$345,054,000

$339,055,000

$331,067,000

$316,569,000

$316,215,000

$314,923,000

$311,704,000

$305,842,000

$304,869,000

$297,075,000

$288,999,000

$285,623,000

$281,187,000

$278,784,000

$265,291,000

$260,804,000

$257,650,000

$255,834,000

$254,625,000

$243,772,000