The 10th Annual


The top government contractors in 2020

682 billion contracting dollars

Forecasted to be record-breaking even before Covid-19 became a factor, fiscal 2020 marks the fifth straight year of increase in government contract spending – with an increase of $83 billion compared to 2019. After an emergency declaration, followed by the passage of $2.3 trillion in stimulus measures, contractors sprang into action to meet federal agency demands.

Our rankings reveal the top federal contractors based on data for prime, unclassified contracts awarded across all government agencies within the United States.

How we formulated our report

Our experts

Our team of analysts have, on average, more than 25 years of federal market experience.

Our methodology

A complete review of winning government contracts across top federal agencies drawn from our proprietary federal procurement database.

Our experience

We have the most complete data on federal spending and market trends, helping business development professionals fill their pipelines with more qualified opportunities.

BGOV200’s top 10 government contractors lists

Top federal contractors

  1. Lockheed Martin Corp.
  2. Raytheon Co.
  3. General Dynamics Corp.
  4. Boeing Co.
  5. Northrop Grumman Corp.
  6. Analytic Services Inc
  7. McKesson Corp.
  8. Leidos Holdings Inc.
  9. TriWest Healthcare Alliance Corp.
  10. Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc.

Top defense contractors

  1. Lockheed Martin Corp.
  2. Raytheon Co.
  3. General Dynamics Corp.
  4. Boeing Co.
  5. Northrop Grumman Corp.
  6. Analytic Services Inc.
  7. Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc.
  8. Humana Inc.
  9. BAE Systems Plc
  10. Harris Corp.

Top IT government contractors

  1. General Dynamics Corp.
  2. Leidos Holdings Inc.
  3. Harris Corp.
  4. Raytheon Co.
  5. Perspecta Inc.
  6. Dell Technologies Inc.
  7. Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp.
  8. Accenture Plc.
  9. Science Applications International Corp.
  10. CACI International Inc.

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Meet our Experts

The top five government contractors of FY20

Hear from Bloomberg Government Federal Market Analyst, Laura Criste, as she outlines what’s changed in the last ten years – and the top five government contractors of fiscal 2020.

Information Technology and Professional Services markets in 2020

IT Market Analyst, Chris Cornillie, discusses federal contracting growth across the Information Technology and Professional Services markets. Hear who was on top, where spending was allocated, and outlook for 2021.

Key Defense Trends in 2020

Senior Analyst, Cameron Leuthy, discusses important findings related to the Department of Defense. Learn about record-high defense contract spending, the top contractors and how a budget request will shape the industry moving forward. You can view more defense analysis here.

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Bloomberg Government provides data-driven decision tools, federal contracting news, and analytics that help shape strategy, execution, and pipeline. We make it easier to understand the market and competitive landscape and find partners. Most importantly, we help the largest government and defense contractors build bigger pipelines, make smarter business development investments, and win more federal and military contracts.