AIA Mourns Dr. Assad Kotaite

Statement by Aerospace Industries Association President and CEO Marion C. Blakey on the passing of Dr. Assad Kotaite

AIA Recommends Defense Industrial Base Strategy

Excerpt from Testimony provided today by Aerospace Industries Association President and CEO Marion C. Blakey before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces on the state of the defense industrial base and challenges it faces.

AIA Welcomes Announcement of Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institutes

Statement by Aerospace Industries Association President and CEO Marion C. Blakey on President Obama’s announcement of Two New Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institutes.

AIA Names Schmid Vice President for National Security and Acquisition Policy

Arlington, Va. — Elizabeth L. “Betsy” Schmid has joined the Aerospace Industries Association as Vice President for National Security and Acquisition Policy, bringing extensive legislative experience on budget policy from the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense.

World’s largest rocket contest launches next generation of aerospace leaders

Arlington, Va. – More than 700 student teams representing 48 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands are preparing for the 2014 Team America Rocketry Challenge, the world’s largest student rocket contest and a key piece of the aerospace and defense industry’s strategy to build a stronger U.S. workforce in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).