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List of the top arms industry companies in the world, listed by their prominence with corporate logos when available. This list of major arms industry companies includes the largest and most profitable arms industry businesses, corporations, agencies, vendors and firms in the world. If you are wondering what the biggest arms industry companies are, then this list has you covered. This list includes the most famous arms industry companies in the industry, so if you're thinking of working in the arms industry industry you might want to look to these companies for jobs. This list includes names of both small and big arms industry businesses.

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Aeronautics Defense Systems is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Arms industry, Aerospace Aeronautics Ltd. is an Israeli company specializing in the manufacturer of Unmanned Aerial Systems in the Mini, Tactical and MALE UAS categories. Since its establishment in 1997, the company's ...more

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Aeronca Aircraft is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Airline, Arms industry, Defense industry Aeronca, contracted from Aeronautical Corporation of America, located in Middletown, Ohio, is a US manufacturer of engine components and airframe structures for commercial aviation and the ...more

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Aerostar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Arms industry, Aerospace Aerostar S.A., is an aeronautical manufacturing company based in Bacău, Romania.

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Airbus Military is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Airbus Military Arms industry Airbus Military was a business unit of Airbus, which was part of EADS, during the period 2009–2013. The company was formally created in April 2009 by the integration of the former Military ...more

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AirLaunch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
AirLaunch Arms industry, Aerospace AirLaunch was an aerospace design and development company headquartered in Kirkland, Washington. They had hoped to provide launch services for launching payloads into orbits around the Earth. ...more

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Alenia Aeronautica is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Arms industry, Aerospace Alenia Aeronautica was an Italian aerospace company. Its subsidiaries included Alenia Aermacchi and Alenia Aeronavali. Alenia Aeronautica owns ATR, a joint venture with EADS. In January 2012, ...more

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Antonov is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Arms industry, Aerospace, Arms Manufacturers Antonov State Company, formerly the Antonov Aeronautical Scientific-Technical Complex, and earlier the Antonov Design Bureau, is a Ukrainian aircraft manufacturing and services company. ...more

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ArmaLite is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Arms industry, Arms Manufacturers ArmaLite, Inc. is an American small arms engineering company founded in the early 1950s. The ideas caught the interest of Richard Boutelle at Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corporation, and the ...more

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Armscor is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Arms industry, Arms Manufacturers The Arms Corporation of the Philippines is a firearms manufacturing company headquartered in the Philippines. The company is known for its inexpensive 1911-pattern pistols, revolvers, shotguns, ...more

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Astronautics Corporation of Am... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Arms industry, Aerospace Astronautics Corporation of America is a US supplier, designer, and manufacturer of avionics equipment to airlines, governments, commercial and defense aircraft manufacturers, and other avionics ...more

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Aviation Industry Corporation ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Telecommunications, Arms industry, Aerospace Aviation Industry Corporation of China is a Chinese state-owned aerospace and defense company.

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Avibras is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Arms industry, Arms Manufacturers Avibras Indústria Aeroespacial is a diversified Brazilian company which designs, develops and manufactures defense products and services. Its range of products encompasses artillery and ...more

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Avioane Craiova is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Arms industry, Aerospace Avioane Craiova S.A. is an aeronautical company based in Ghercești, near Craiova, Romania.

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BAE Systems is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Arms industry, Aerospace, Information security BAE Systems plc is a British multinational defence, security and aerospace company headquartered in London in the United Kingdom and with operations worldwide. It is among the world's largest ...more

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BAE Systems Australia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Arms industry, Aerospace BAE Systems Australia, a subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, is the largest defence contractor in Australia. It was formed by the merger of British Aerospace Australia and GEC-Marconi Systems and ...more

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BAE Systems Electronics, Intel... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Arms industry, Aerospace BAE Systems Electronic Systems is one of three operating groups of BAE Systems Inc., the North American subsidiary of the British global defence contractor BAE Systems Plc.

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BAE Systems Inc. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
BAE Systems Inc. Arms industry, Aerospace BAE Systems Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the British defence and aerospace company BAE Systems plc. As per its Special Security Agreement, BAE Systems Inc. operates as a semi-autonomous ...more

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BAE Systems Land Systems is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
BAE Systems Land Systems Arms industry

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BAE Systems Maritime – Naval S... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
BAE Systems Maritime – Naval Ships Shipbuilding, Arms industry BAE Systems Maritime – Naval Ships is a wholly owned subsidiary company of BAE Systems plc, specialising in naval surface shipbuilding and combat systems integration. One of three divisions of ...more

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BAE Systems Maritime – Submari... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
BAE Systems Maritime – Submarines Shipbuilding, Arms industry BAE Systems Maritime – Submarines, known as BAE Systems Submarine Solutions until January 2012, is a wholly owned subsidiary of BAE Systems, based in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England, and is ...more

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Benelli is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Firearm, Arms industry, Arms Manufacturers Benelli Armi SpA is an Italian firearm manufacturer founded in 1967, located in Urbino, Italy, best known for high quality shotguns used by military, law enforcement and civilians all over the ...more

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Beretta is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Arms industry, Arms Manufacturers Fabbrica d'Armi Pietro Beretta is an Italian-based multinational firearms manufacturer. Their firearms are used worldwide for a variety of civilian, law enforcement, and military purposes. It is ...more

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Boeing is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Aircraft Manufacturing, Aircraft, Arms industry The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets and satellites. It also provides leasing and product support ...more

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Boeing Australia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Arms industry, Aerospace Boeing Australia Holdings Pty Ltd, or simply Boeing Australia, is Boeing's largest footprint outside the United States. Established in 2002, the company oversees its seven wholly owned ...more

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Boeing Capital is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Arms industry, Aerospace, Leasing Boeing Capital is a subsidiary of The Boeing Company, providing asset-based leasing and lending services. Boeing Capital is made up of two divisions, Aircraft Financial Services and Space & ...more

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Boeing Defence UK is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Boeing Defence UK Arms industry Boeing's presence in the United Kingdom is made up of a number of Boeing businesses: Boeing Defence UK Boeing UK Limited Aviall Alteon Jeppesen Continental Data Graphics The President of Boeing ...more

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Boeing Defense, Space & Securi... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Arms industry, Aerospace, Arms Manufacturers Boeing Defense, Space & Security formerly known as Boeing Integrated Defense Systems is a unit of The Boeing Company responsible for defense and aerospace products and services. Boeing ...more

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Brügger & Thomet is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Brügger & Thomet Arms industry Brügger & Thomet AG is a Swiss defence supplier specializing in the design and manufacturing of firearms and tactical components such as sound suppressors and rail systems. The company ...more

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Colt's Manufacturing Company is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Arms industry, Arms Manufacturers Colt's Manufacturing Company is a United States firearms manufacturer, founded in 1855 by Samuel Colt. It is the successor corporation to Colt's earlier firearms-making efforts since 1836. Colt ...more

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Cosworth is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Arms industry, Auto racing, Automotive industry Cosworth is a high-performance engineering company founded in London in 1958, specialising in engines and electronics for automobile racing and mainstream automotive industries. Cosworth is ...more

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Curtiss-Wright is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Petroleum industry, Arms industry, Aerospace The Curtiss-Wright Corporation is an American-based, global diversified product manufacturer and service provider for the commercial, industrial, defense and energy markets. Born in 1929 from ...more

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Daxcon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Mining, Construction, Agriculture Daxcon Engineering, Inc., is a company headquartered in Bartonville, Illinois, that provides engineering and manufacturing consultation to the Defense & Aerospace, Mining & Construction, ...more

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DCNS is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
DCNS Arms industry DCNS is a French industrial group specialised in naval defence and energy. The Group employs more than 13,000 people in 10 countries. DCNS, a private law company in which the French state holds ...more

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DRS Technologies is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Arms industry, Search, Detection DRS Technologies, Inc. is a US-based defense contractor. Previously traded on the NYSE, the company was purchased by the Italian firm Finmeccanica in October 2008.

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Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de ... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Aircraft Manufacturing, Aircraft, Arms industry Embraer S.A. is a Brazilian aerospace conglomerate that produces commercial, military, executive and agricultural aircraft and provides aeronautical services. It is headquartered São ...more

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Engineering and Research Corpo... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Arms industry, Aerospace Engineering and Research Corporation was started by Henry Berliner in 1930. Berliner was the son of Emile Berliner, who had patented numerous inventions relating to sound and acoustics, and ...more

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Airbus Group is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Telecommunications, Arms industry, Aerospace The Airbus Group is a European multinational aerospace and defence corporation registered in the Netherlands and headquartered in Toulouse, France. The group consists of the three business ...more

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Feinwerkbau is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Feinwerkbau Arms industry Feinwerkbau, often abbreviated FWB, is a German manufacturer of firearms. It is aimed mainly at competitive ISSF shooting events, including some contested at the Olympic Games as governed by the ...more

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Ferfrans is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Ferfrans Arms industry Ferfrans Specialties is a firearms and ammunition manufacturer based in Cebu, the Philippines. It provides weapons for the Philippine National Police and the Armed Forces of the Philippines. The ...more

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FLIR Systems is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Security, Arms industry, Search FLIR Systems is the world's largest commercial company specializing in the design and production of thermal imaging cameras, components and imaging sensors. Based in Wilsonville, Oregon, United ...more

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Floro International Corporatio... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Floro International Corporation Arms industry, Arms Manufacturers Floro International Corporation is a Philippine company that produces a wide range of products for both the Philippine and export market. The company provides document conversion services and is ...more

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Glock Ges.m.b.H. is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Manufacturing, Arms industry, Arms Manufacturers Glock Ges.m.b.H. is a weapons manufacturer headquartered in Deutsch-Wagram, Austria, named after its founder, Gaston Glock. While the company is best known for its line of striker-fired ...more

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Heckler & Koch is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Arms industry, Arms Manufacturers Heckler & Koch GmbH is a German defense manufacturing company that manufactures handguns, military rifles, submachine guns, and grenade launchers. The company is located in Oberndorf in the ...more

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Helibras is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Arms industry, Aerospace, Arms Manufacturers Helibras or Helicópteros do Brasil S.A. is a Brazil-based helicopter manufacturer which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Airbus Helicopters, a division of Airbus Group. Helibras leads the ...more

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Henry Repeating Arms is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Arms industry, Arms Manufacturers Henry Repeating Arms is a firearms manufacturing company, one of the top five long gun manufacturers in the United States and the leading lever action manufacturer.

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HS Produkt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Arms industry, Arms Manufacturers HS Produkt d.o.o. is a Croatian firearms manufacturing company, best known for design and production of the HS2000 and XDm, a semi-automatic pistol sold in the US market as the Springfield

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Ilyushin is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Arms industry, Aerospace Open Joint Stock Company «Ilyushin Aviation Complex», operating as Ilyushin or Ilyushin Design Bureau, is a Russian design bureau and aircraft manufacturer, founded by Sergey ...more

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IMBEL is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
IMBEL Arms industry, Arms Manufacturers IMBEL is an acronym for Indústria de Material Bélico do Brasil a Brazilian state company, founded in 1975 as a quango of the Ministry of Defence. Its missions are to cooperate in ...more

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Indonesian Aerospace is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Indonesian Aerospace Arms industry, Aerospace Indonesian Aerospace is an Indonesian aerospace company involved in aircraft design, development and manufacturing of civilian and military regional commuter aircraft. The company was formerly ...more

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Indra Sistemas is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Arms Industry Companies
Computer, Information technology, Telecommunications Indra Sistemas, S.A. is a Spanish information technology and defense systems company. Indra is listed on the Bolsa de Madrid and is a constituent of the IBEX 35 index. The company was named ...more