Source: US. Bureau of the Census
This series is a topical regrouping of the separate industry categories. Defense capital goods industries include: small arms and ordnance; communications equipment; aircraft; missiles, space vehicles, and parts; ships and boats; and search and navigation equipment.
US. Bureau of the Census, Value of Manufacturers' Shipments for Capital Goods: Defense Capital Goods Industries [UDEFVS], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/UDEFVS, December 5, 2016.