Top 100 Defense Contractors 2021

The following is a list of the Top 100 U.S. Department of Defense prime contractors in fiscal year 2021 ranked by total contract funds awarded. The DoD had defense contract award obligations of $395.52 billion in FY21, down 8.4 percent from $431.75 billion in FY20. The top 100 contractors accounted for $245.76 billion (62 percent) of the obligated dollars, compared to $273.72 billion (63 percent) in FY20.

In FY21, the DoD’s share of available funding was $1.51 trillion, or 12.4 percent, of the FY21 U.S. federal budget . This is an increase of 18 percent compared to the DoD’s share of the U.S. federal budget for FY20 of $1.28 trillion, or 11.2 percent.

Data was sourced from USASpending.gov and compiled and processed by Forecast International.  Please note: The awards listed below are from the DoD only; hence, totals will not match federal contract totals, which include awards by other government agencies.  A top 100 federal listing was released in early August on SAM.gov.

PRIME CONTRACTOR $ millions % of total
Lockheed Martin Corp $39,971 10.3%
The Boeing Co $22,207 5.7%
Raytheon Technologies Corp $20,043 5.2%
General Dynamics Corp $16,990 4.4%
Pfizer Inc $13,318 3.4%
Northrop Grumman Corp $12,557 3.2%
Humana Inc $7,145 1.8%
Modernatx Inc $6,921 1.8%
L3Harris Technologies Inc $6,647 1.7%
Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc $5,893 1.5%
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc $5,565 1.4%
BAE Systems plc $4,907 1.3%
Leidos Holdings Inc $3,380 0.9%
General Electric Company $2,980 0.8%
McKesson Corp $2,970 0.8%
Atlantic Diving Supply Inc $2,774 0.7%
Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office $2,470 0.6%
Science Applications International Corp $2,366 0.6%
Health Net Federal Services LLC $2,310 0.6%
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp $2,229 0.6%
Oshkosh Corp $2,188 0.6%
General Atomics $2,127 0.5%
AmerisourceBergen Corp $2,026 0.5%
Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc $2,000 0.5%
Eli Lilly and Company $1,914 0.5%
CACI International Inc $1,816 0.5%
Vectrus Systems Corp $1,420 0.4%
Amentum Services Inc $1,363 0.4%
Dyncorp International LLC $1,277 0.3%
Kellogg Brown & Root Services Inc $1,241 0.3%
Sierra Nevada Corp $1,219 0.3%
Merck & Co Inc $1,208 0.3%
Johns Hopkins University $1,189 0.3%
Massachusetts Institute of Technology $1,151 0.3%
Ministry of Defense (Japan) $1,130 0.3%
Fluor Corp $1,123 0.3%
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc $1,112 0.3%
United States Dept. of Energy $1,071 0.3%
Rolls-Royce Corp $1,065 0.3%
The Aerospace Corp $1,035 0.3%
KBR Inc $978 0.3%
The Mitre Corp $969 0.3%
Leonardo SpA $968 0.3%
Abbott Laboratories $931 0.2%
Centene Corp $908 0.2%
Perspecta Inc $868 0.2%
M1 Support Services  LP $866 0.2%
Hensel Phelps Construction Co $854 0.2%
Abbott Rapid Dx North America LLC $843 0.2%
Walsh – Turner JV II $840 0.2%
Honeywell International Inc $839 0.2%
Express Scripts Inc $743 0.2%
Core Tech-HDCC-Kajima LLC $730 0.2%
Textron Inc $729 0.2%
Alion Science and Technology Corp $684 0.2%
Dell Federal Systems LP $662 0.2%
FedEx Corp $659 0.2%
The Parsons Corp $650 0.2%
United Launch Alliance  LLC $633 0.2%
Government of Canada $626 0.2%
Georgia Tech Research Corp $604 0.2%
BP Products North America Inc $592 0.2%
Patriot Team $582 0.2%
Space Exploration Technologies Corp (SpaceX) $564 0.1%
Marinette Marine Corp $562 0.1%
Carahsoft Technology Corp $551 0.1%
Cardinal Health Inc $539 0.1%
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp $511 0.1%
AstraZeneca plc $502 0.1%
Fluor Marine Propulsion LLC $486 0.1%
International Business Machines Corp $485 0.1%
Torch Technologies Inc $467 0.1%
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co $464 0.1%
AECOM $458 0.1%
Johns Hopkins Health System Corp $448 0.1%
Highmark Inc $437 0.1%
Okinawa Idemitsu K.K. $430 0.1%
Serco Group plc $430 0.1%
W.S. Darley & Co $428 0.1%
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc $426 0.1%
World Wide Technology Holding Co Inc $425 0.1%
Petromax Refining Co $425 0.1%
Viasat Inc $408 0.1%
Mantech International Corp $402 0.1%
Tesoro Refining & Marketing Company $394 0.1%
Martin’s Point Health Care Inc $392 0.1%
Nova Global Supply and Services LLC $384 0.1%
DCS Corp $379 0.1%
US Foods Inc $375 0.1%
Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass $373 0.1%
The Walsh Group Ltd $370 0.1%
Alberici-Mortenson Joint Venture $370 0.1%
Misc. Foreign Contractors $362 0.1%
RQ Construction LLC $357 0.1%
S-Oil Corp $356 0.1%
TCOM  Limited Partnership $348 0.1%
Bechtel National Inc $345 0.1%
Federal Resources Supply Co $345 0.1%
Deloitte LLP $342 0.1%
Microsoft Corp $339 0.1%

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