The top 9 biggest defense contractors in America
In this farewell address, he outlined the dangers of what he coined as the "military industrial complex."
Although Eisenhower could have been unwavering in his argument, one cannot deny the amazing advancements, or the destructive power, that military R&D has created. Military research and development has now paved the way for medical achievements and other inventions that have reshaped the world.
The following figures from 2015 were compiled by the US General Services Administration and are publicly available.
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