2004 Top 100

60: Engineered Support Systems Inc.
Top 100 Revenue: $114,659,000
Defense Revenue: $109,960,000
Civilian Revenue: $4,699,000
2003 Revenue: $572.7 million
2003 Earnings: $43.4 million
2002 Revenue: N/A
2002 Earnings: N/A
Number of employees: 2,950
Headquarters: St. Louis
Website: www.engineeredsupport.com
Leadership: Jerry Daniels, vice chairman and CEO; Jerry Potthoff, president and COO
Ticker: EASI
Lines of business: Tamsco, Systems & Electronics, Keco Industries, Engineered Environments Inc., Engineered Air Systems, Radian Inc., Engineered Coil/Marlo Coil, Universal Power Systems Inc., Pivotal Power Inc., Engineered Electric/Fermont and ESSIbuy.com
Major customers: Defense Department, Air Force and Army
Major contracts/projects: Engineered Support Systems is supplying electrical distribution equipment to the U.S. Air Force as part of its Deployable Power Generation and Distribution System. The contract is worth $72.8 million.