Industry Issues Archive

Statement by AIA President & CEO Marion C. Blakey on Today’s Supercommittee Announcement

Nov. 21, 2011

The announcement this afternoon that the supercommittee cannot reach agreement to avoid sequestration is of grave concern. At stake are $1.2 trillion in across-the-board budget cuts hitting…

Industry Task Force Paper: Defense Executives Assess Business Impacts of Major Budget Cuts

Nov. 20, 2011

The $480 billion in additional budget cuts projected over the next decade could cripple certain defense sectors, resulting in an industrial base that is smaller, less innovative,…

Defense Acquisition Reform: Moving Toward an Efficient Acquisition System

Nov. 15, 2011

This report identifies the key elements of the DOD's Efficiencies Initiative that are both doable and necessary. This report also identifies reforms to the system not included…

Marion C. Blakey, “NextGen: Leveraging Public, Private and Academic Resources”

Field Hearing

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

“NextGen: Leveraging Public, Private and Academic Resources”

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida

November 7, 2011

Marion C. Blakey, President and CEO


Major Milestone in Export Control Reform Reached

Nov. 07, 2011

Draft revisions to Category VIII (military aircraft and associated parts and components) of the U.S. Munitions List released by the Obama administration today constitute a major milestone…

The Case for a Defense Industrial Strategy

Nov. 07, 2011

The defense industrial base is a national strategic asset that has provided the United States with a marked advantage in defense technology for more than six decades.…

November 2011 eUpdate

Nov. 02, 2011


Raytheon Pilots Travel Management System in Estonia

Nov. 01, 2011

TALLINN, Estonia, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has partnered with the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Estonia

Defense cutbacks hit home

Oct. 27, 2011

The supercommittee report outlining how it plans to meet its deficit reduction target is due in just a few short weeks. As I wrote last month, defense…

Stephen S. Fuller, Ph.D., George Mason University “Economic Consequences of Defense Sequestration”

Testimony of

Stephen S. Fuller, Ph.D.,
Dwight Schar Faculty Chair, University Professor
and Director of the Center for Regional Analysis
George Mason University

Before the House Armed Services Committee on the
Economic Consequences of Defense Sequestration

October 26, 2011