Military Industrial Complex

2012 Military-Industrial Complex U.S. Defense Contract Totals

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 5/22/2014

The Military-Industrial Complex pot just keeps getting bigger and bigger.

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2012 was our sixth 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: 3,541

Contracts Value: $346,551,440,322

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

Total Contracts by Month:

January: 202
February: 244
March: 244
April: 303
May: 263
June: 226
July: 355
August: 386
September: 680
October: 310
November: 256
December: 335


Total Contracts Value by Month:

January: $38,215,077,832
February: $19,934,093,277
March: $25,118,558,352
April: $26,882,871,447
May: $20,243,970,000
June: $17,270,490,622
July: $49,695,283,099
August: $24,880,745,208
September: $43,028,892,088
October: $38,659,610,979
November: $19,747,740,518
December: $43,108,076,900