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What are the latest developments in the global defense industries and where are the Israeli companies ranked? Defensenews.com listed the top 100 defense companies in the world, basing on their revenues, as reported by the companies. Overall defense revenues for the Top 100 defense companies in the world increased in 2016 (an increase of 3.6 percent over 2015 figures), ending a five-year slide. However, top 10 firms accounted for 54 percent of total defense revenues in the year, identical figures to the 2015 list.
The 12 world leading industries, according to the report:
|Rank||Last year’s rank||Company||Country||Revenue in Billion $|
The Israeli industries:
Elbit Systems – Ranked 27 on the list, 1 place up compared to the previous year.
IAI – Ranked 33, 4 places down
Rafael – Ranked 37, 4 places up
IMI – Ranked 92, 2 places down