Defense: California, They're Still Coming

Once again the largest slice of U.S. defense-production outlays for the fiscal year went to California. Companies in the state took in $5.8 billion in prime contracts, more than double the total amount that went to New York State firms. Because of Viet Nam, the defense output grew from about $27 billion in fiscal '65 to nearly $36 billion. Shares for the top states in billions:

California $5.8

New York $2.8

Texas $2.3

Connecticut $2.1

Pennsylvania $1.7

Ohio $1.6

Massachusetts $1.3

Missouri $1.1

New Jersey $1.1

Indiana $1.1


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