Maine's Defense Industry by the Numbers
13,047 jobs supported by Department of Defense contracts.
A reinvigoration of the US defense budget is expected to grow DoD contract spending in Maine to $2.8 billion in 2021, an increase of 53 percent from 2016.
In 2016, Maine companies exported $65 million worth of defense-related goods and services.
The top defense industries in Maine are: Boat Building ($1.1 B), General Health Care ($329 M), and Modification of Equipment ($142 M).
707 welders, cutters, and solderers jobs in Maine are dependent on defense contracts.
Source: Rade Industry Commons Economic Modeling Platform