DoD Procurement and Contracts

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Recent DoD Contract Awards

Total DoD Defense Spending and Procurement Spending | FY 2008 - FY 2013

Looking at the chart to the left, you can see that total DoD defense spending (Base + OCO) grew from $673 billion in FY2008 to $696 billion in FY2010 and is expected to drop until FY2014. Total DoD spending is projected to decrease by 4.9% from $645.7 billion in FY2012 to $613.9 billion in FY2013 (fiscal year starting October 1, 2012). For FY2012, the total OCO request is $115.1 billion.

DoD procurement spending (Base + OCO) decreased from $165.0 billion in FY2008 to $135.8 billion in FY2010. Procurement spending is projected to decrease by 10% from $120.6 billion in FY2012 to $108.5 billion in FY2013).



In FY2012, total U.S. defense spending is expected to be $672.8 billion. The DoD gets $645.7 billion, while other departments receive about $27 billion.



All numbers are in current dollars
OCO = Overseas Contingency Operations

DoD Defense Spending and Procurement/Purchases from FY2008 to FY2013

Procurement Spending by Service | FY2000-FY2013

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DoD Procurement Spending by Military Service from FY2000 to FY2013

As illustrated by the chart to the left, the Navy is expected to receive the most DoD procurement funds in FY2013 followed by the Air Force and the Army. For FY2013, the Navy is projected to receive $43.9 billion down from $45.8 billion or
-4.1% from FY2012(e).

For FY2013, the Air Force is projected to receive $37.1 billion down from $40.9 billion or -9.3% from FY2012(e).

For FY2013, the Army is projected to receive $22.9 billion down from $24.8 billion or -8.0% from FY2012(e).

Clearly, the Army is procuring much fewer vehicles, aircraft, parts and services compared to the peak in FY2008 (FY2008-FY2013: -65.2%).

The numbers include Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO).

Aircraft Purchases | By Mil. Service FY2011 - FY2013

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DoD Aircraft Purchases/Procurement in FY2011, FY2012 and FY2013

As illustrated by the chart to the left, the Navy is expected to receive the most DoD aircraft procurement funds in FY2013 followed by the Air Force and the Army. For FY2013, the Navy is projected to receive $17.3 billion down from $18.2 billion or -4.8% from FY2012.



For FY2013, the Air Force is projected to receive $11.3 billion down from $14.2 billion or -20.3% from FY2012.



For FY2013, the Army is projected to receive
$6.3 billion down from $6.5 billion or -2.4% from FY2012.



Overall, aircraft procurement is expected to be down 10% from $38.8 billion in FY2012 to $34.9 billion in FY2013.



The numbers include Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO).

Missile Purchases | By Mil. Service FY2011 - FY2013

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DoD Missile Purchases/Procurement in FY2011, FY2012 and FY2013

As illustrated by the chart to the left, the Air Force is expected to receive the most DoD missile procurement funds in FY2013 followed by the Navy and the Army. For FY2013, the Air Force is projected to receive $5.5 billion down from $6.1 billion or -9.6% from FY2012.



For FY2013, the Navy & Marine Corps is projected to receive $2.7 billion down from $2.8 billion or
-4.5% from FY2012.



For FY2013, the Army is projected to receive
$1.4 billion down from $1.6 billion or -14.8% from FY2012.



Overall, missile procurement is expected to be down 9% from $10.5 billion in FY2012 to $9.6 billion in FY2013.



The numbers include Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO)

Ammunition Purchases | By Service FY2011 - FY2013

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DoD Ammunition Purchases/Procurement in FY2011, FY2012 and FY2013

As illustrated by the chart to the left, the Army is expected to receive the most DoD ammunition procurement funds in FY3012 followed by the Navy and the Air Force. For FY2013, the Army is projected to receive $2.10 billion up from $2.09 billion or +0.2% from FY2012.

For FY2013, the Navy and Marine Corps (MC) is projected to receive $1.05 billion up from $0.94 billion or +10.7% from FY2012.

For FY2013, the Air Force is projected to receive
$0.72 billion in ammunition funds up from $0.61 billion or +17.6% from FY2012.

Overall, DoD purchases of ammunition is expected to increase by 5.8% from $3.6 billion in FY2012 to $3.9 billion in FY2013

The numbers include Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO)

Shipbuilding & Conversion | Navy FY2011 - FY2013

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DoD Ship Purchases/Procurement in FY2011, FY2012 and FY2013

Total Navy procurement spending on shipbuilding and conversion is expected to drop by 9% from $14.9 billion in FY12 to $13.6 billion in FY13.

In FY2013, the procurement of combat ships (warships) will be up by +22.8% from $10.1 billion in FY12 to $12.4 billion, however, purchases of other ships will fall by a massive 74.8%, which pulls the overall shipbuilding budget down.










The numbers include Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO)

Vehicle Purchases | Army and USMC FY2011 - FY2013

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DoD Tactical and Combat Vehicle Purchases/Procurement in FY2011, FY2012 and FY2013

Army and Marine Corps vehicle procurement is projected to suffer major budget cuts in FY13 - continuing the trend in the current fiscal year (drop of 49.3% is expected in FY12).

Total vehicle procurement is expected to go down 18.6% from $5.1 billion in FY12 to $4.1 billion in FY13.

Hardest hit are tracked combat vehicles. Procurement funding for tracked combat vehicles is projected to fall from $1.7 billion in FY12 to $1.2 billion in FY13 equal to a decrease of 31.5%.







The numbers include Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO).

DoD Procurement | Defense-Wide FY2013

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DoD Defense Wide Procurement in FY2013

Defense-Wide Procurement is expected to fall by 43.8% from $10.6 billion in FY12 to $6.0 billion in FY13. This is primarily due to no procurement funding being made available the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle Fund, which will receive $2.6 billion in FY12 and National Guard & Reserve Equipment ($1 billion in FY12).








The numbers include Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO)

Ch. in Spending FY2012-FY2013: Total Procurement Aircraft Missiles Air Force Navy & MC Army
-10.01% -10.04% -8.97% -9.26% -4.14% -7.98%
Ch. in Spending FY2011-FY2012: Total Procurement Aircraft Missiles Air Force Navy & MC Army
-8.28% -2.28% +2.86% +0.82% -1.71% -22.68%

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