Government's Biggest Spenders

August 16, 1996

Government's Biggest Spenders

In Government Executive's special Top 200 Federal Contractors issue, which comes out this month, we report on the biggest suppliers of goods and services in the $200-billion-a-year government market. So who's spending the money? Here's a list of the government's biggest purchasing offices.

Rank Agency Office FY 1995 Spending ($000s)
1. Air Force Aeronautical Systems Center $11,493,576
2. Navy Naval Sea Systems Command 10,056,535
3. Navy Naval Air Systems Command 8,160,172
4. Tennessee Valley Authority 4,670,817
5. Defense Logistics Agency Defense Fuel Supply Center 3,598,778
6. Energy Department Albuquerque Operations Office 3,331,456
7. Air Force Space and Missile Center 3,325,096
8. NASA Johnson Space Center 3,158,413
9. Air Force Electronic Systems Command 3,081,098
10. Army Communications and Electronics Command 2,676,230
11. Army Missile Command 2,676,043
12. Air Force Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center 2,668,306
13. Energy Department Oak Ridge Operations Office 2,486,526
14. Army Aviation Systems Command 2,412,558
15. Army Tank-Automotive Command 2,412,529
16. Air Force Materiel Command 2,344,172
17. NASA Marshall Space Flight Center 2,272,651
18. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 2,073,848
19. Air Force Warner Robins Air Logistics Center 1,903,788
20. Energy Department Richland Operations Office 1,722,464
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