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List of Publicly Traded Large-Cap Defense Companies Listed on Major U.S. Exchanges

Large-cap defense companies tend to be diversified in the products they manufacture and supply. It is common for these companies to have product lines in many of the following areas: aircraft, combat vehicles, drones, communication systems, defense systems, information technology systems and services, mission support services, missiles, munitions, naval systems, satellites, submarines, training systems and weapons systems.

In parentheses we have listed some of the items these companies manufacture or services that these aerospace and defense companies provide. These large-cap companies have market capitalizations over ten billion dollars. We update this list at the beginning of each month so it is possible that a company may fall below this market cap level in between updates.

For additional defense companies please visit our other sections for this category:

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Military and Defense Companies: Large-Cap Stocks

Arconic Inc. (ARNC) (Precision engineering and advanced manufacturing: aerospace, automotive market)

Boeing Company (The) (BA) (World’s largest aerospace company; commercial jetliners; defense, drones, space and security systems)

General Dynamics Corporation (GD) (Jet aircraft, combat vehicles, communication systems, cyber security, information technology systems, mission support services, munitions, shipbuilding, submarines and weapons systems)

Harris Corporation (HRS) (Military and commercial markets: communications and information systems; tactical radios; network solutions for air traffic control and systems)

Honeywell International Inc. (HON) (Aerospace products and services for commercial and military markets: turbochargers; performance materials; sensing and security technologies)

L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. (LLL) (Aerospace products and services for commercial and military markets; communication and electronic systems)

Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) (Aeronautical research, IT services, the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, naval systems, PAC-3 Missiles, satellites (commercial and government), space launch, strategic missiles, systems integration, training, tactical aircraft and the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System)

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) (Cyber security, command and control, communications, intelligence, logistics, reconnaissance, strike aircraft, surveillance, unmanned systems)

Raytheon Company (RTN) (Aerospace products and services for commercial and military markets: integrated defense systems, cybersecurity, missile systems, space and airborne systems)

Rockwell Collins, Inc. (COL) (Aerospace commercial and military markets: cabin electronics, communication systems, displays & surveillance systems, flight-deck avionics, mission communications, navigation and simulation and training solutions)

Textron Inc. (TXT) (Industrial conglomerate: helicopters, aircraft manufacturing; transportation vehicles for golf courses, industrial and electrical tools)

Transdigm Group Incorporated (TDG) (Aerospace commercial and military markets: components, security systems and subsystems, displays, audio systems)

United Technologies Corporation (UTX) (Conglomerate: aircraft engines, helicopters, HVAC, and other industrial products)

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