Military Industrial Complex

2008 Military-Industrial Complex U.S. Defense Contract Totals

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 5/23/2014

A new year yet the same old song continues to play.

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2008 was our second year collecting contract data of the United States Department of Defense. The summary below is a bar graph representation showcasing the rise and fall in spending across the year.


Contracts Recorded: 3,616

Contracts Value: $307,359,619,586

JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Total Contracts by Month:

January: 223
February: 231
March: 296
April: 250
May: 244
June: 277
July: 264
August: 333
September: 722
October: 290
November: 204
December:

282

Total Contracts Value by Month:

January: $19,625,989,716
February: $16,974,182,808
March: $27,916,822,793
April: $13,173,843,226
May: $22,738,164,928
June: $22,859,352,196
July: $41,158,404,645
August: $19,930,644,811
September: $52,503,273,929
October: $13,581,828,635
November: $14,110,341,630
December: $42,786,770,602