Lockheed tops DOD prime contractors

Lockheed Martin is the Defense Department’s top prime contractor for fiscal 2005 receiving $19.4 billion, according to a new DOD report released today.

Lockheed leads Boeing, which accumulated $18.3 billion in DOD prime contracts, and Northrop Grumman, which totaled $13.5 billion. DOD prime contract awards topped $269.2 billion in 2005, $38.5 billion more than in 2004.

Top 10 DOD Prime Contractors for Fiscal 2005 (in billions of dollars):
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