Industry Issues Archive

AIA: U.S. Human Spaceflight at a Critical Juncture

May. 18, 2011

The future of the U.S. human spaceflight program is at a critical juncture, said Aerospace Industries Association Vice President for Space Frank Slazer.

“Cutting exploration budgets…

Frank Slazer,  testimony entitled “Contributions of Space to National Imperatives”

Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation—
Subcommittee on Science and Space

Contributions of Space to National Imperatives

May 18, 2011

Frank Slazer, Vice President, Space Division

AIA Presents 2011 Worker Safety Excellence Awards

May. 17, 2011

AIA presented its 2011 Worker Safety Excellence Awards to GE Aviation, Northrop Grumman Corporation and Honeywell Aerospace May 4. The presentation was made at AIA’s Environment, Safety…

Defense Investment: Finding the Right Balance

May. 17, 2011

Prepared by AIA’s National Security Council, this paper looks at historical spending in the investment accounts and the ebb and flow of spending since the 1970s. It…

Texas students take first place in Team America Rocketry Challenge Final Flyoff

May. 14, 2011

A team from Rockwall-Heath High School in Heath, Tex., took first place at the ninth annual Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) finals Saturday afternoon, besting 99 teams…

AIA Concerned by House Appropriations Allocations

May. 13, 2011

The Aerospace Industries Association is deeply concerned that actions by the House Appropriations Committee this week could result in cuts to NASA’s Space Launch System and FAA’s…

Marion C. Blakey, statement entitled “Impact of Political Donation Disclosures”

joint hearing of the House Small Business and Oversight and Government Reform Committees

AIA Opposes Draft Executive Order on Political Donations

May. 12, 2011

The Aerospace Industries Association expressed deep concern about the effect that a draft Executive Order on political donations would have on the government contracting process if implemented.

AIA: Strengthening Safeguards Against Counterfeit Parts

May. 09, 2011

Counterfeiting has been around for nearly as long as humans have traded things of value. An Aztec manuscript from the mid-16th century, for instance, cites warnings against…

Wes Bush, “Changing Global Security Environment: Challenges for the Defense Industry”

On Tuesday, May 3, 2011, Northrop Grumman Chief Executive Officer and President Wes Bush addressed the Institute for International Strategic Studies in London. Below are his remarks.