It is possible if you ask the right questions to make money from Pentagon data. You have to do it through the Freedom of Information Act.

Turns out there is a whole society of information sellers who get information the the Freedom of Information Act. These particular guys are just asking for equipment and technical manuals – in particular aircraft manuals. Then they resell them

Probably to the Chinese…

But this is a whole story and an interesting one, the plight of information sellers.

The Family That Mined the Pentagon’s Data for Profit