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Response to OnyxCollie (Reply #44)

Wed Aug 5, 2015, 05:46 PM

52. Dan Quayle? The Potatoe?

That guy knows how to make a buck off war.



"AP Wirephoto) Dan Quayle, left, holds a pumpkin next to his head at a country fair..."

Actual cutline (going from memory).



Top-100 Defense Contractors 2014

U.S. Department of Defense Fiscal Year 2014 FY 2013 & FY 2012: Top-100 DoD in 2013 Top-100 DoD in 2012 The following is a list of the Top-100 U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Prime Contractors in Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 ranked by total contract funds awarded. In FY 2014, the DoD awarded a total of $286.41 billion in defense contracts down 7.7% from $310.23 billion in FY 2013. The DoD's share of total government contracts was 63.9% in FY14 down from 66.9% in FY13.

In FY 2014, top awardee Lockheed Martin received $25.31 billion in prime contracts or 8.8% of total contract funds awarded by the DoD. Runner-up was Boeing with $18.22 billion (6.4%) followed by General Dynamics in third place with $13.62 billion (4.8%). Raytheon received $11.92 billion (4.2%) followed by Northrop Grumman, United Technologies, L-3 Communications, BAE Systems, Huntington Ingalls, and SAIC/Leidos. BAE Systems, #8 on the list, was the largest foreign defense contractor in FY 2014.

SNIP...(a few spots past IBM)...

73. Cerberus Capital Management L.P.

SOURCE: http://www.bga-aeroweb.com/Top-100-Defense-Contractors-2014.html



Vice President Spuds has done well for himself, post-government service.

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