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Aircraft Shipments

2019  $181.4B   -16.5%

Aircraft New Orders

2019  $156.2B   -27.3%

Aircraft Backlog

2019/12  $655.2B  -3.7%

GDP Q2-20 $19,520B -9.0%

UNEMPL Oct-20 6.9% -1.0pp

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DoD Procurement:

DoD Procurement
FY 2021e

$137.2B   -4.8%

DoD Procurement
FY 2020p

$144.0B   -1.9%

Aerospace Economic Data:

Q2 2020

$62.2B   -16.0%

Net Profit
Q2 2020

 $-3.7B     NEG.

August 2020

514,600   -4.6%


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Top-100 Defense Contractors 2019
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U.S. DoD Spending FY2020 to FY2021: Total DoD OCO O&M Procurement RDT&E MILPERS MILCON
-0.7% -13.0% -0.1% -4.7% +1.9% +6.7% -59.3%
U.S. DoD Spending FY2019 to FY2020: Total DoD OCO O&M Procurement RDT&E MILPERS MILCON
+3.6% +11.0% +2.6% -1.9% +9.6% +3.8% +47.6%

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Key Aerospace Trends | Gauging the Performance of the U.S. Aerospace Industry

GAUGES Performance Indicators for the Aerospace Industry

Below, we provide 10 key indicators that highlight U.S. aerospace industry trends. Together, these indicators provide a snapshot of the current state of aerospace in the United States. The data is the latest available and the growth rates on display for each indicator highlight the change from the same period last year. If you want more information about an indicator or a particular aerospace subject, there are links placed below the charts that will take you directly to more detailed data. What we provide below is simply a 3-minute tour highlighting the trends and current state of the aerospace industry.

Aerospace Industrial Production | -18.3% Aerospace Capacity Utilization | -13.92 points
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Aerospace Company Net Profits | NEG. U.S. DoD Procurement | -4.7%
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U.S. Aerospace Mfg. Employees | -4.6% U.S. Aerospace Trade Surplus | -12.1%
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U.S. Passenger Air Traffic | -82.3% U.S. Air Cargo Traffic | +3.5%
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Industrial Commodity Prices | -2.9% U.S. A&D Stock Performance | -23.8%
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