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Report: Ties that Bind: Arms Industry Influence in the Bush Administration and Beyond

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Top Ten Pentagon Contractors -- ($ in billions)

Rank

Company

Awards (Billion $)

2003

2002

2001

2000

 

 

2003

2002

2001

2000

1

1

1

1

Lockheed Martin

21.9

17.0

14.7

15.1

2

2

2

2

Boeing Company

17.3

16.6

13.3

12.0

3

3

5

5

Northrop Grumman

11.1

8.7

5.2

3.1

4

5

6

4

General Dynamics

8.2

7.0

4.9

4.2

5

4

4

3

Raytheon Company

7.9

7.0

5.6

6.3

6

6

7

7

United Technologies

4.5

3.6

3.8

2.1

7

37

37

22

Halliburton Company

3.9

0.5

0.4

0.5

8

11

10

9

General Electric

2.8

1.6

1.7

1.6

9

7

9

10

Science Applications International Corp.

2.6

2.1

1.7

1.5

10

21

17

12

Computer Sciences Corporation

2.5

0.8

0.8

1.2

Source: http://www.dior.whs.mil/peidhome/procstat/p01/fy2003/top100.htm

Political Contributions and Lobbying Expenditures from

the Top Ten Defense Contractors

Company

PAC Contributions

Soft Money

Lobbying

2004

2002

2000

2002

2000

2000

Lockheed Martin

$1.4m

$1,032,662

$1,017,719

$1,112,951

$1,152,350

$9.74m

Boeing

$1.2m

$738,819

$706,926

$700,482

$828,498

$7.82m

Northrop Grumman

*TRW

*Newport News

$1.3m

--

$645,250

$474,890

$348,850

$267,174

$859,360

$81,050

$320,675

$198,425

$6.88m

$1.12m

$3.14m

General Dynamics

$1.1m

$872,250

$682,961

$546,067

$469,837

$4.68m

Raytheon

$808,695

$591,747

$493,925

$345,620

$324,140

$2.32m

United Technologies

$668,661

$354,050

$272,950

$270,100

$338,300

$3.03m

Halliburton

$161,500

$149,250

$182,252

$11,500

$194,700

$600,000

General Electric

$744,676

$880,594

$879,050

$733,812

$405,675

$16.0m

Science Applications International Corp.

$672,658

$373,000

$346,000

$234,250

$202,000

$1.37m

Computer Sciences Corporation

*Dyncorp

$39,000

$70,200

$66,500

$80,300

$62,250

$62,600

$30,000

$11,700

$2,000

$27,925

$540,000

$20,000

Source: The Center for Responsive Politics, www.opensecrets.org

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