Things Are Looking Up: 10 Government Contractors with the Greatest Growth

Conditions are showing signs of improvement for government contractors as shown on the 2015 Washington Technology Top 100 list, and this is partially due to the new and emerging ideas businesses are realizing to promote revenue growth within the industry.

Below is a compilation of the top 10 of the largest government contractors by their prime contract dollars in IT, systems integration, telecommunications, engineering and professional services according to

Lockheed Martin

This company has been at the top of the charts for twenty-one consecutive years with $11,700,962,000 in revenue in 2015, with 66% of this being defense revenue. Lockheed Martin is recognized as a leader in the fields of Information Systems & Global Solutions, Space Systems, Mission Systems and Training, Aeronautics, Lockheed Martin International, Missiles and Fire Control. (Washington Technology)

Northrop Grumman

Coming in second place is Northrop Grumman with $6,893,607,000 in revenue for 2015, with 83% of this revenue being defense. Northrop Grumman specializes in Information systems, Aerospace systems, Electronic systems, and Technical services. (Washington Technology)

“Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide.” (Northrop Grumman)

Boeing Co.

Boeing Co. produced $5,256,827,000 in revenue in 2015. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training. (Boeing)


Raytheon generated $4,815,472,000 in revenue for 2015. Raytheon’s government customers include, Defense, NASA, Transportation, National Science Foundation, and Commerce. This company’s line of business is in Integrated Defense Systems, Intelligence, Information and Services, Missile Systems and Space and Airborne Systems. (Washington Technology)

General Dynamics

General Dynamics is an Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Systems and Technology, Marine Systems company. In 2015 their total revenue was $4,071,992,000 making them fifth out of 100 top government contractors. (Washington Technology)

Hewlett-Packard Co.

Hewlett-Packard Co.’s government customers include Defense, GSA, HHS, VA, DHS, and Navy. Their focus is in HP Enterprise Services, which includes both software and hardware solutions. In 2015, Hewlett-Packard Co. was sixth out of the top 100 government contractors with a total revenue produced $3,866,791,000. (Washington Technology)

Booz Allen Hamilton

Booz Allen Hamilton’s line of business includes management consulting, engineering and technology. Their total revenue produced in 2015 was $3,665,860,000. (Washington Technology)

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC)

Science Applications International Corp.’s reported 2015 revenue was $2,570,645,000. Their business focus includes Technology Solutions, Mission SETA and Program Support, Simulation and Training, Crisis Management and Security, Logistics and Supply Chain. (Washington Technology)

Harris Corp. 

Harris Corp., headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, maintains areas of focus that include Government Communications Systems, Integrated Network Solutions, and RF Communications. In 2015 total revenue reported was $2,552,193,000.  (Washington Technology )

Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC)

Computer Sciences Corp. specializes in Public sector, Health care, Banking and capital markets, Technology and Consumer Services, Energy, Insurance, Travel and Transportation. In 2015 total revenue produced was $2,379,495,000. Their government customers include Defense, GSA, DHS, Treasury, NASA. (Washington Technology