Industry Issues Archive

Disruptive Information Technologies

Sep. 12, 2010

This report is an initial statement of the likely impact of these technologies and the business, technical, cultural, operational and security implications for our industry. The key…

Promoting U.S. Tax Policy for Aerospace and Defense

Sep. 02, 2010

The U.S. economy is globally competitive, which magnifies the importance of our tax policy. Higher tax rates and complex tax regulations in the United States have produced…

Boeing Subsidiary Tapestry Wins $79 Million US Army Logistics Support Contract

Aug. 12, 2010

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2010 -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Tapestry Solutions has received a contract to provide field engineering…

Why FAR Part 12 Authorities Must be Retained

Aug. 11, 2010

In the early 1990s Congress recognized the opportunities commercial products provided to the Government and that procurement statutes were not well-suited to acquiring those items from commercial…

Reliability Assessment of Lead-free Electronics in the Aerospace, Defense ...

Jul. 20, 2010

The Lead (Pb)-free Electronics Risk Management (PERM) Consortium recently released the following white paper entitled “Reliability Assessment of Lead-free Electronics in the Aerospace, Defense and High Performance…

Ten Key Facts About Export Control Modernization

Jun. 15, 2010

Modernizing the U.S. export control regime is vital to the aerospace and defense industry. The following 10 key facts illustrate how prudent and appropriate changes to the…

NextGen: The Future of Flying

Jun. 03, 2010

The Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) transforms the National Airspace System to meet future safety, security, capacity and environmental needs. The full implementation of NextGen will…

Research and Development Tax Credit

May. 23, 2010

The aerospace and civil aviation industries account for nearly 15 percent of the U.S. Gross Domestic Product and support approximately 11 million domestic jobs. Consequently, America’s economic…

Electronic Knowledge Management

May. 02, 2010

This document contains guidelines to assist organizations in developing an overall Electronic Knowledge Management strategy. It addresses the challenges of capturing and retaining the tacit knowledge from…

Space Brochure: Maintain U.S. Global Leadership in Space

Apr. 05, 2010

U.S. space efforts — civil, commercial and national security — drive our nation’s competitiveness, economic growth and innovation. To maintain U.S. preeminence in this sector and to…