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Defense Breakdown Economic Impact Report
By Place of Performance Data -- Sorted by Product or Service

(FY 2012 Defense Contracts Baseline Data)

Estimated 9% to 18% Annual Budget Reductions Starting in FY 2013

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  • Our military is carrying an unfair burden of deficit cuts. To date, our Defense budget has been hit with 50% of deficit reduction -- yet it accounts for less than 20% of total federal spending. As a result of these cuts, in 2012 President Obama limited U.S. military capability to fighting one "regional conflict" and one "holding action."
  • Sequestration Defense budget cuts of $500 billion, combined with previous Defense cuts of another $487 billion, will cut defense spending in local communities by 9% to 18% between 2013 and 2021.
  • These reports show how estimates of defense budget reductions from 9% to 18% could affect Connecticut with cuts in defense jobs and businesses. Ask your elected officials for ongoing updates on how these defense cuts will affect your community.
  • Alternative solutions have been proposed to maintain a strong defense, reduce our deficit and avoid tax increases. Elected officials have proposed that the President and Congress reduce mandatory entitlement spending and make cuts in the non-security programs in the Federal budget. Over 60% of federal spending goes to entitlements like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and now Obamacare.

StateCityContract YearProduct or Service$ AmountReduction
   by 9.0%
   by 18.0%
ConnecticutBrookfield2012ADP Software$9,450-$851-$1,701
ConnecticutBrookfield2012Aircraft Ground Servicing Equipment$301,923-$27,173-$54,346
ConnecticutBrookfield2012Airframe Structural Components$476,442-$42,880-$85,760
ConnecticutBrookfield2012Coil, Flat, And Wire Springs$3,420-$308-$616
ConnecticutBrookfield2012Converters, Electrical, Nonrotating$7,000-$630-$1,260
ConnecticutBrookfield2012Deck Machinery$25,662-$2,310-$4,619
ConnecticutBrookfield2012Hardware, Weapon System$16,808-$1,513-$3,025
ConnecticutBrookfield2012Liq & Gas Flow, Liq LVL, & Mech Motion Meas Instru$5,480-$493-$986
ConnecticutBrookfield2012Maintenance of Other Administrative Facilities and Service Buildings$4,527,293-$407,456-$814,913
ConnecticutBrookfield2012Marine Hardware and Hull Items$35,760-$3,218-$6,437
ConnecticutBrookfield2012Miscellaneous Hardware$41,670-$3,750-$7,501
ConnecticutBrookfield2012MSL Aircraft Accessories and Components$5,270-$474-$949
ConnecticutBrookfield2012Safety and Rescue Equipment$46,875-$4,219-$8,438
ConnecticutBrookfield2012Valves, Nonpowered$173,191-$15,587-$31,174
TOTAL   $5,685,239-$511,672-$1,023,344

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Created by the Center for Security Policy Defense Breakdown Economic Impact Report Generator (v.2.8.0-PoP) November 6, 2013 18:27:56