Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Source: U.S. Department Of Commerce, Bureau Of The Census, "Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories And Orders: 1947-1963 ,Revised, " (Series M3-1) (Formerly Industry Survey, October, 1963) For Data Through 1960; Series M3-1J Of The Same Source For For 1961-1968 Data; Thereafter, Data Furnished By Current Industrial Reports, Series M3-1 (Same Source Above).
This NBER data series m06109 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 6 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter06.html.
NBER Indicator: m06109
National Bureau of Economic Research, Manufacturers' New Orders, Defense Products for United States [M06109USM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M06109USM144NNBR, August 25, 2016.