Shares of defense and aerospace companies got a nice lift Monday, after President Donald Trump said his first budget will seek a big boost in defense spending. The iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF /zigman2/quotes/207320401/composite ITA +0.23% climbed 1.1% toward a record high, with 37 of 39 components trading higher. Trump said he would seek $54 billion in extra spending on defense, to be offset by decreases elsewhere, which he didn't mention. Among the ETF's most heavily weighted components, shares of Boeing Co. /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA +1.66% rallied 1%, of United Technologies Corp. /zigman2/quotes/203237915/composite UTX -0.40% tacked on 0.4%, of Lockheed Martin Corp. /zigman2/quotes/200691238/composite LMT +0.87% rose 1.5%, of General Dynamics Corp. /zigman2/quotes/208560027/composite GD +0.24% gained 0.5% and of Raytheon Co. /zigman2/quotes/203226062/composite RTN +0.44% tacked on 1.4%. Of those five stocks, only United Technologies' wasn't trading in record territory. The biggest gainer within the ETF was Triumph Group Inc.'s stock /zigman2/quotes/210055594/composite TGI +0.09% , which shot up 3.4%. The only components not gaining were ManTech Interational Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207993719/composite MANT -0.28% , which was down 0.5%, and TransDigm Group Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203902625/composite TDG -0.18% , which eased less than 0.1%. The sector ETF has now run up 17% since the election while the S&P 500 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.90% has rallied 11%.