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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 Mississippi 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%
MississippiPicayune2012Ammunition, Over 30 MM Up to 75 MM$11,764-$1,059-$2,118
MississippiPicayune2012Architect-Engineering Services$83,635-$7,527-$15,054
MississippiPicayune2012Fastening Devices$3,436-$309-$618
MississippiPicayune2012Food Services$4,832-$435-$870
MississippiPicayune2012Lodging - Hotel/Motel$9,240-$832-$1,663
MississippiPicayune2012Marine Hardware and Hull Items$69,575-$6,262-$12,524
MississippiPicayune2012Modification of Eq/Aircraft Structural Comps$89,435-$8,049-$16,098
MississippiPicayune2012Other Miscellaneous Buildings$4,579,057-$412,115-$824,230
MississippiPicayune2012Packaging and Packing Bulk Materials$34,429-$3,099-$6,197
MississippiPicayune2012Storage Tanks$276,776-$24,910-$49,820
TOTAL   $5,162,179-$464,597-$929,192

Data sources and more data available at, compiled from public data at

Created by the Center for Security Policy Defense Breakdown Economic Impact Report Generator (v.2.8.0-PoP) November 6, 2013 18:58:10