Companies List of Defense Contractor Companies

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

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This list answers the questions, "What are the biggest defense contractor companies in the world?" and "What are the most successful defense contractor companies?"

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Aerosud is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Defense Contractor Companies
Aerosud Defense contractor Aerosud is an aeronautical engineering and manufacturing company, formed in 1990 by the then key designers of the South African Denel Rooivalk attack helicopter, together with similar leaders ...more

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ALION SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY COR... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Defense Contractor Companies
ALION SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY CORP Defense contractor

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BAE Systems Land & Armaments is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Defense Contractor Companies
BAE Systems Land & Armaments Defense contractor BAE Systems Land & Armaments is a wholly owned subsidiary of BAE Systems Plc. and is responsible for the design, development and production of combat vehicles, ammunition, artillery systems, ...more

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BAE Systems Military Air & Inf... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Defense Contractor Companies
BAE Systems Military Air & Information Defense contractor BAE Systems Military Air & Information is a business unit of British defence company BAE Systems responsible for the design, development, manufacture and support of fixed wing military ...more

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CEA Technologies is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Defense Contractor Companies
CEA Technologies Defense contractor CEA Technologies is an Australian defence contractor. The company was established in 1983.

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Consolidated Robotics is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Defense Contractor Companies
Defense contractor, Manufacturing Consolidated Robotics is a manufacturer and distributor of military-grade robots, and one of the chief robotics suppliers of the United States Military. Founded in 1979 by former Boeing ...more

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Cubic Corporation is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Defense Contractor Companies
Defense contractor, Public transport Cubic Corporation is an American public corporation providing military defense equipment and automated fare collection equipment. It is headquartered in San Diego, California, with offices in ...more

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EFI Technology Inc is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Defense Contractor Companies
EFI Technology Inc Defense contractor, Automotive industry EFI Technology Inc. founded by Graham Western in October 1988 is an independent high-performance automotive electronics engineering company based in Torrance, California. The company is well ...more

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General Atomics is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Defense Contractor Companies
Nuclear power, Defense contractor, Aerospace General Atomics is a defense contractor headquartered in San Diego, California, specializing in nuclear physics. General Atomics' research into nuclear fission and nuclear fusion has also had ...more

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Georgia Tech Research Institut... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Defense Contractor Companies
Research and development, Defense contractor, Engineering The Georgia Tech Research Institute is the nonprofit applied research arm of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. GTRI employs around 1,765 people, and is ...more

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Heavy Vehicles Factory is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Defense Contractor Companies
Heavy Vehicles Factory Defense contractor The Heavy Vehicles Factory is located at Avadi in Chennai in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. HVF was set up in 1965 by the Ordnance Factories Board, Government of India to manufacture heavy ...more

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Messier-Bugatti-Dowty is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Defense Contractor Companies
Messier-Bugatti-Dowty Defense contractor, Aerospace Messier-Bugatti-Dowty is a company involved in the design, development, manufacture and customer support of all types of aircraft landing gear, wheels and brakes and a wholly owned subsidiary of ...more

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MTU Aero Engines is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Defense Contractor Companies
Defense contractor, Aerospace, Aircraft Engine and Engine Parts Manufacturing MTU Aero Engines AG is a German aircraft engine manufacturer. MTU develops, manufactures and provides service support for military and civil aircraft engines. MTU Aero Engines was formerly known ...more

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Raytheon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Defense Contractor Companies
Defense contractor, Search, Detection The Raytheon Company is a major American defense contractor and industrial corporation with core manufacturing concentrations in weapons and military and commercial electronics. It was ...more

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Ricardo plc is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Defense Contractor Companies
Rail transport, Defense contractor, Arms industry Ricardo plc is a British publicly listed company named after its founder, Sir Harry Ricardo originally incorporated and registered as Engine Patents Ltd in 1915 and since 1919 based at ...more

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Rolls-Royce Holdings is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Defense Contractor Companies
Defense contractor, Arms industry, Aerospace Rolls-Royce Holdings plc is a British multinational public holding company that through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures and distributes power systems. Rolls-Royce Holdings is ...more

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Leidos is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Defense Contractor Companies
Health, Defense contractor, National security Leidos, previously known as Science Applications International Corporation, is an American defense company headquartered in Reston, Virginia, that provides scientific, engineering, systems ...more

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Snecma is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Defense Contractor Companies
Defense contractor, Aerospace Snecma S.A. is a French multinational aircraft and rocket engine manufacturer headquartered in Courcouronnes, France. Alone or in partnership, Snecma designs, develops, produces and markets ...more

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Turbomeca is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Defense Contractor Companies
Defense contractor, Aerospace Turbomeca is a French manufacturer of low- and medium-power gas turbine turboshaft engines for helicopters. The company also produces gas turbine engines for aircraft and missiles, as well as ...more

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Yugoimport SDPR is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Defense Contractor Companies
Yugoimport SDPR Defense contractor, Defense industry Yugoimport–SDPR is a Serbian state-owned intermediary company for the import and export of defense-related equipment, with the headquarters in Belgrade, Serbia. The company was founded in 1949 ...more