AIA Receives Aviation Week & Space Technology Laureate Award for Workforce Development Activities

Arlington, Va. - Marion C. Blakey, President and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association, and Susan Lavrakas, AIA’s Director of Workforce, were honored last evening at Aviation Week & Space Technology’s 56th annual Laureate Awards banquet in the workforce category for the association’s outstanding STEM education activities, including AIA’s decade-old Team America Rocketry Challenge.

AIA Welcomes Next Steps Toward Comprehensive Export Control Reform

Arlington, Va. - The Aerospace Industries Association welcomes today’s announcement of formal notification to Congress of the first tranche of impending revisions to the U.S. Munitions List.

Marrone Named Vice President for National Security and Acquisition Policy

Arlington, Va. - Christian P. Marrone has joined AIA as Vice President for National Security and Acquisition Policy, bringing to the association extensive budget policy experience from both the Defense Department and the private sector.

AIA Vows to Continue Fight Against Sequestration

Arlington, Va. - Sequestration cuts were never supposed to happen but were intended to hold the discretionary budget as a hostage to ensure a balanced solution to our nation’s fiscal challenges.

AIA Announces First Cyber Security Standard

Arlington, Va. – The Aerospace Industries Association announces that the first National Aerospace Standard written specifically on cyber security was released January 31, 2013. National Aerospace Standard NAS9924, “Cyber Security Baseline” provides guidance that benefits the aerospace and defense suppliers of all capability levels by giving the supply chain a base line of standard practices they can follow to better protect their information system infrastructures from cyber threats.