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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%
ConnecticutNew London2012Architect-Engineering Services$178,245-$16,042-$32,084
ConnecticutNew London2012Beverages, Nonalcoholic$430,975-$38,788-$77,576
ConnecticutNew London2012Cable, Cord, Wire Assemblies: Comm Equip$22,371-$2,013-$4,027
ConnecticutNew London2012Elec Insulators and Insulating Material$18,368-$1,653-$3,306
ConnecticutNew London2012Fuel Oils$53,443,575-$4,809,922-$9,619,844
ConnecticutNew London2012Fuses, Arrestors, Absorbers, & Protectors$15,645-$1,408-$2,816
ConnecticutNew London2012Lodging - Hotel/Motel$19,139-$1,723-$3,445
ConnecticutNew London2012Maint & Repair of Eq/Ships-Sml Craft-Docks$1,086,973-$97,828-$195,655
ConnecticutNew London2012Meat, Poultry, And Fish$15,452-$1,391-$2,781
ConnecticutNew London2012Misc Electric Power & Distribution Eq$4,203-$378-$757
ConnecticutNew London2012Misc Welding, Soldering & Brazing Supply$3,611-$325-$650
ConnecticutNew London2012Miscellaneous Maint & Repair Shop Specilized Eq$3,103-$279-$559
ConnecticutNew London2012Miscellaneous Special Industry Machinery$38,469-$3,462-$6,924
ConnecticutNew London2012Office Furniture$86,864-$7,818-$15,636
ConnecticutNew London2012Other Architect & Engineering Services$772,023-$69,482-$138,964
ConnecticutNew London2012Other Miscellaneous Buildings$1,563,959-$140,756-$281,513
ConnecticutNew London2012Packing/Crating Services$669,358-$60,242-$120,484
ConnecticutNew London2012Plastics Fabricated Materials$4,617-$416-$831
ConnecticutNew London2012Space Heating Equipment & Domestic Water Heaters$10,849-$976-$1,953
ConnecticutNew London2012Special Dietary Foods & Food Specialty Prep$62,118-$5,591-$11,181
ConnecticutNew London2012Wire and Cable, Electrical$34,400-$3,096-$6,192
TOTAL   $58,484,317-$5,263,589-$10,527,178

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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 18:28:12