Aerospace & Defense (A&D) companies achieved strong revenue and operating profit in 2010, resulting in a rebound in Top-Performing Companies (TPC) scores, nearing historical highs. Although defense budget cuts are looming, military spending for 2010 was in line with prior years and commercial aerospace was generally stronger. However, operating profit was up significantly over the prior year, primarily due to better program performance. During the past decade, the industry ...


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