Department of Defense press advisory (Jan. 27, 2005): DoD announces fiscal 2004 report.The Department of Defense announced today that the fiscal 2004 report of "100 Companies Receiving the Largest Dollar Volume of Prime Contract Awards (Top 100)" is now available on the World Wide Web. The Web site address for locating this publication and other DoD contract statistics is:
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1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. the new report, the top 10 Defense contractors Noun 1. defense contractor - a contractor concerned with the development and manufacture of systems of defense
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; for fiscal 2004 were:
(In Billions) 1. Lockheed Martin Corp $20.7 2. The Boeing Co 17.1 3. Northrop Grumman Corp 11.9 4. General Dynamics Corp 9.6 5. Raytheon Co 8.5 6. Halliburton Co 8.0 7. United Technologies Corp 5.1 8. Science Applications International Corp. 2.5 9. Computer Sciences Corp 2.4 10. Humana. Inc. 2.4
In fiscal 2004, DoD prime contract awards totaled $230.7 billion, $21.7 billion more than in fiscal 2003.