Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Release: Manufacturer's Shipments, Inventories, and Orders (M3) Survey
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.
U.S. Census Bureau, Manufacturers' New Orders: Nondefense Capital Goods [UNDENO], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/UNDENO, June 3, 2023.