Business: DEFENSE: THE TOP 100

National Defense, which includes the war in Viet Nam, is costing the U.S. about $75 billion a year—of which $39 billion goes directly to the U.S. corporations and institutions that are the Government's prime suppliers. As of last week, a Senate subcommittee was holding hearings in an attempt to find out whether there is any profiteering. As an aid to the subcommittee, the Defense Department listed the latest ranking of the top 100 companies and institutions that do business with it:

1. McDonnell Douglas Corp.

2. General Dynamics Corp.

3. Lockheed Aircraft Corp.

4. General Electric Co.

5. United Aircraft Corp.

6. Boeing Co.

7. North American...

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