Playing Politics with National Security is a Transatlantic Mistake

Statement by Aerospace Industries Association President and CEO Marion C. Blakey

Public Comments Sought on Acquisition Reform

The Federal government’s acquisition regulations have grown into a demanding and complicated regime costing the nation millions of dollars just for compliance.

2014 Executive Report First Quarter

Apr. 18, 2014

AIA Encouraged by Meeting Among SASC Members on Sequestration

Statement by Aerospace Industries Association President and CEO Marion C. Blakey on the meeting of Senate Armed Services Committee members to discuss solutions to sequestration budget cuts.

Aero Caucus Hosts DARPA Director & Industry Displays

On April 1, 2014, Aerospace Caucus co-chairs, Senators Patty Murray and Saxby Chambliss, hosted an event on the importance of defense research and development (R&D) on innovation. The event featured Dr. Arati Prabhakar the Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), who spoke to the innovations that have entered the commercial marketplace because of defense R&D investments.