AIA Calls for Measured Approach to Defense Budget

Jan. 05, 2012

For some time our industry has advocated that reductions in the defense budget be made on the basis of a new national defense strategy that seeks to secure America’s future rather than simply applying lower numbers across-the-board. We therefore appreciate the evident hard work and thoughtful process that President Obama and Secretary Panetta described in developing the new strategy and their commitment to avoid arbitrary cuts.

We are encouraged that Secretary Panetta made it clear once again that sequestration was not an option for the strong defense that our nation deserves. He also specifically recognized the…

2012 Executive Report Third Quarter

Jan. 03, 2012

2012 Executive Report Second Quarter

Jan. 03, 2012

2012 Executive Report First Quarter

Jan. 03, 2012

AIA Elects Officers, Board of Governors for 2012

Dec. 20, 2011

The Aerospace Industries Association Board of Governors has elected David P. Hess, President of Pratt & Whitney, United Technologies Corporation, as its Chairman for 2012. Hess will begin his term Jan. 1, succeeding Jim Albaugh, President and Chief Executive Officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Wes Bush, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Northrop Grumman Corporation, was elected AIA’s Vice Chairman.

“I look forward to leading AIA as we continue to fight to preserve the nation’s aerospace industrial base and to modernize civil aerospace systems,” said Hess. “I’m proud of the steps we’ve taken…