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National Security is big business

National Security is big business The United States spends the most on national defense, accounting for about a third of the global total.[1] Through most of its history, the young superpower has engaged in some armed conflict or another, so it’s little surprise that its military readiness is a top priority. The big bills for the country’s defense will come from ongoing efforts to modernize conventional and nuclear weapons ranging from missiles, submarines and drones wrapped with services like mission support, information technology and consulting. While defense contractors can be the beneficiaries of the U.S. government’s massive defense spending, pegged north of $600 billion, they are also catching the fallout of rising tensions surrounding Russia, the Middle East, and Asia, where military expenditures have largely grown over the years. </br></br><b>Modern warfare in numbers </b> </br>-Total arms sales among the world’s 100 largest defense contractors topped $398 billion in 2017 after climbing for the third consecutive year.[2] </br>-The proposed federal budget for fiscal year 2020 that included $750 billion for national defense represents about a 5 percent increase over what Congress approved for fiscal year 2019. </br>-The Trump administration has called for Space Force as the sixth branch of the U.S. military that is envisioned to engage in space warfare. See More
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Weight Segment & Stocks Symbol 1 YR Return
55.6% Diversified 18.2%
20.0% Lockheed Martin Corporation LMT 24.2%
18.8% Northrop Grumman Corporation NOC 23.8%
13.0% 8xxxxxx 8xxxxxxx 8xxxxxxxxxx 8x 88.8%
1.5% 8xxxxxx 8xxxxxxxxx 8xxxxxxx 8xxx 8xxx 88.8%
1.3% 8xxxxxx 8xxx 8xx 88.8%
1.0% 8xxxxx 8xxxxxx 8 8xxxxxxx 8xxxxxxxx 8xxx 8xxx 88.8%
15.0% Communications 19.0%
13.6% L3Harris Technologies Inc. LHX 20.8%
1.4% 8xxxxx 8xxx 8xxx 88.8%
13.6% IT Services & Consulting 10.8%
3.2% 8xxx 8xxxxxxxxxxxx 8xxx 8xx 8xxx 88.8%
3.0% 8xxxxxx 8xxxxxxxxxxxx 8xxxxxxxxxx 8xxx 88.8%
3.0% 8xxxxxxxx 8xxx 8xxx 88.8%
2.8% 8xxx 8xxxx 8xxxxxxx 8xxxxxx 8xxxxxxxxxx 8xx 88.8%
1.6% 8xxxx 8xxxxxxxxxxx 8xxx 8xxx 88.8%
8.0% Ships and Submarines 14.5%
8.0% 8xxxxxxxxx 8xxxxxx 8xxxxxxxxx 8xxx 8xx 88.8%
2.1% Electronic Systems 14.8%
2.1% 8xxxxxx 8xxxxxx 8xx 8xxx 88.8%
1.3% Military Vehicles 14.8%
1.3% 8xxxxxx 8xxxxxxxxxx 8xxxxxxx 8xxxxxxxxxx 8xx 88.8%
1.2% Construction & Engineering 8.7%
1.2% 8xx 8xxx 8xx 88.8%
1.1% Surveillance 4.7%
1.1% 8xxx 8xxxxxx 8xxx 8xxx 88.8%
1.0% Aircrafts & Components 0.8%
1.0% 8xx 8xxxx 8xx 88.8%
1.0% Weapons 13.8%
1.0% 8xxxxxxx 8xxxxx 8xxxxxxxxx 8xx 88.8%
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