Special Report

The States Making the Most Weapons for the US Army

35. Nevada
> Number of US Army contractors operating in the state: 2 (tied)
> Notable contractors: Sierra Nevada Corporation and U.S. Ordnance
> Associated weapons systems: Integrated Tactical Network, Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System, and Small Arms — Crew Served Weapons

34. New Mexico
> Number of US Army contractors operating in the state: 2 (tied)
> Notable contractors: Raytheon Missiles & Defense and Wildflower International
> Associated weapons systems: Installation Information Infrastructure Modernization Program, Improved Target Acquisition System, and Patriot Advanced Capability

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33. Connecticut
> Number of US Army contractors operating in the state: 3 (tied)
> Notable contractors: Danbury Mission Technologies, Goodrich, and Sikorsky
> Associated weapons systems: Aircraft Survivability Equipment, Chinook, Black Hawk Utility Helicopter, Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft, and Future Long Range Assault Aircraft

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32. Iowa
> Number of US Army contractors operating in the state: 3 (tied)
> Notable contractors: American Ordnance, Collins Aerospace, and Rockwell Collins
> Associated weapons systems: Artillery Ammunition, Mortar Weapon System, Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System, and Chinook

31. Kansas
> Number of US Army contractors operating in the state: 3 (tied)
> Notable contractors: Day & Zimmermann, Leading Technology Composites, and Textron Aviation
> Associated weapons systems: Artillery Ammunition, Mortar Weapon System, Soldier Protection System, and Future Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System

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