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28 Jun 10 Defence Industry: Top 100. Defense News published (28 Jun 10) its annual review of companies, ranked by Defence-related turnover. Lockheed Martin (US) retained its first place in 2009, with BAE Systems (UK) again second and Boeing (US) again third.
Comment: Other UK companies were ranked: Rolls-Royce – 23rd (17th in 2008); Cobham – 35th (43rd); Babcock – 37th (46th); QinetiQ – 44th (30th); Serco – 48th (52nd); GKN – 58th (72nd); Ultra – 68th (73rd); Meggitt – 70th (63rd) and Chemring – 73rd (87th). (Source: DNA DEFENCE NEWS ANALYSIS, Issue 09/26, 05 Jul 09)

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