Space In Our World

Space In Our World

This report highlights the need for space systems to be recognized as a national infrastructure priority becasue space systems and thier benefits have become an irreplaceable force for good in our nation and our world.

Information Technology Guideline: Aerospace and Defense Industry Supply Chain Information Collection

Information Technology Guideline: Aerospace and Defense Industry Supply Chain Information Collection

This document identifies the business problems related to the European Union (E.U.) Registration, Evaluation, Authorization of Chemicals (REACH) regulation. It outlines a reference model for describing REACH IT related issues applicable to any industry. It defines an example business scenario applicable to the aerospace industry.

REACH-IT

REACH-IT

A Framework for Understanding REACH with Guidelines for Integrating Systems and Addressing Compliance Requirements

The Unseen Cost - An Update

The Unseen Cost - An Update

In July 2009, the Aerospace Industries Association published a special report, The Unseen Cost: Industrial Base Consequences of Defense Strategy Choices. In this report, the AIA raised concerns regarding the long-term consequences and unintended impacts of contemporary defense strategies and direction. Recently, AIA has revisited this report.

The Economic Impact of the Budget Control Act of 2011 on DOD & non-DOD Agencies

The Economic Impact of the Budget Control Act of 2011 on DOD & non-DOD Agencies

AIA and economist Dr. Stephen Fuller of George Mason University unveiled a new report detailing job loss figures resulting from the Budget Control Act of 2011.

Affordable Defense Logistics

Affordable Defense Logistics

“Life Cycle Product Support / Outcome Based Partnerships” and “Management of Commodities” have the potential to save an estimated $20 billion to $25 billion annually.

Deloitte: The Aerospace and Defense Industry in the U.S.

The Aerospace and Defense Industry in the U.S.: A financial and economic impact study

This report was commissioned by AIA to assess the contribution and financial impact the U.S. aerospace and defense industry has had on the American economy, in terms of employment, cash taxes paid, impact on gross domestic product and other financial, economic and qualitative factors. Although typically focused on military and commercial aircraft, space systems and related supply chain…

Competing for Space: Satellite Export Policy and U.S. National Security

Competing for Space: Satellite Export Policy and U.S. National Security

As we enter a new era of budget austerity and the threat of draconian sequestration loom, failure to revise export controls could result in an ongoing loss of critical industrial base suppliers and pose an increasing risk to national security.

Human Capital Management

This report provides a framework of Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for an organization to assess its ability to retain the critical knowledge that it needs, both internally and within its supply chain. It is recommended that an enterprise should assess its maturity against the KPIs and establish the level…

Best Practices for Exploiting the Consumerization of Information Technologies

The nature of the aerospace and defense business implies that the industry is one of the most severe test cases for the effective deployment of new consumer devices, virtualization of storage and processors and Internet connectivity. These guidelines describe best practices for companies to assess the risks involved in…