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Mid-Cap Defense Stocks

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

The publicly traded mid-cap defense companies on this list have market capitalizations between two billion and ten billion dollars. We update this list of stocks at the beginning of each month so it is possible for companies to go over ten billion or below two billion between updates. In parentheses we have listed a few areas of focus for each of these companies.

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Barnes Group, Inc. (B) (Aerospace products for the commercial and military markets: fabricated components, precision-machined components and assemblies for a range of turbine builders, jet engine component overhaul and repair services; industrial products)

Elbit Systems Ltd. (ESLT) (Israel: defense, homeland security and commercial markets: commercial aviation systems, helicopter systems, helmet mounted systems, homeland security systems, land vehicle systems, military aircraft systems, unmanned aircraft and unmanned surface vessels)

Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica (ERJ) (Brazil: aerospace)

Esterline Technologies Corporation (ESL) (Commercial and military aircraft markets: avionics & controls, sensors &systems, advanced materials)

KLX Inc. (KLXI) (Commercial and military markets: fasteners, consumables and logistics services)

Moog Inc. (MOG.A) (Aerospace commercial and military markets: precision motion control products and systems)

Spirit Aerosystems Holdings, Inc. (SPR) (Manufacture of aerostructures and components; include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components)

Communication Systems

ViaSat Inc. (VSAT) (Commercial and military markets: communications and networking products)

Consulting Services, Training and Professional Services

Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp (BAH) (Governmental consulting services)

CACI International Inc. (CACI) (Professional and IT services provided to the U.S. government)

CAE Inc. (CAE) (Simulation and training)

DXC Technology Company (DXC) (IT and professional services to U.S. government, state and local governments and commercial entities)

Leidos Holdings Inc. (LDOS) (Engineering and technical services to U.S. government agencies)

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (Governmental services and IT support)


FireEye Inc. (FEYE) (Cybersecurity products used by corporations and the Department of Homeland Security)


BWX Technologies Inc. (BWXT) (Spin-off 2015: nuclear products and services to the U.S. government)

Curtiss-Wright Corporation (CW) (Products for the commercial aviation, defense, energy and industrial markets; components, services to the nuclear power and nuclear navy markets)

Parts and Components

Heico Corporation (HEI) (Commercial and military markets: aircraft parts, electrical and electro-optical systems and components)

Hexcel Corporation (HXL) (Composites company: composite materials, parts and structures used in commercial and military aircraft, helicopters, launchers and satellites)

Teledyne Technologies Inc. (TDY) (Industrial conglomerate: electronic components and subsystems for both the commercial and military markets)

Sensors and Imaging

FLIR Systems, Inc. (FLIR) (Diversified: sensor systems used by military and law enforcement; thermal imaging equipment, cameras and video recording systems)


Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (HII) (Military shipbuilding: aircraft carriers, submarines, amphibious assault ships; nuclear services)

Space and Geospatial Intelligence

Maxar Technologies Ltd. (MAXR) (Operates remote sensing spacecraft and provides space imagery and data to defense and commercial markets)


Oshkosh Corporation (OSK) (Specialty vehicles for multiple markets; defense vehicles include multiple tactical vehicles)

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List of Aerospace and Defense ETFs

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