Industry Issues Archive

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

Buck McKeon, “Economic Consequences of Defense Sequestration”

Economic Consequences of Defense Sequestration
Chairman Buck McKeon

Marion C. Blakey, the economic impact of aerospace and defense

Marion C. Blakey
President and CEO
Aerospace Industries Association

National Press Club
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 2:00 P.M.
Remarks as prepared for delivery

Analysis Projects One Million Jobs at Risk from Defense Cuts

Oct. 25, 2011

An economic impact analysis projects more than one million American jobs could be lost as a result of defense budget cuts if the deficit reduction select committee…

Fred Downey, House Armed Services Committee Panel on Business Challenges within the Defense Industry

Testimony to the House Armed Services Committee
Panel on Business Challenges Within the Defense Industry
Frederick M. Downey
Vice President National Security, Aerospace Industries Association
Monday, October 24, 2011