Industry Issues & Advocacy
Turn to AIA as the trusted voice of the aerospace and defense industry for fact-driven, consensus-led positions on issues that impact your organization.
AIA’s National Security Policy Division is responsible for the implementation of national security policy-related goals stemming from the AIA strategic plan.
AIA raises the profile of evolving topics for civil aerospace manufacturers including aviation safety, technologies, next-generation funding, and sustainability.
AIA provides policymakers with insights to make critical decisions around the role of space systems in the nation’s economic, scientific, and security capabilities.
AIA advocates on behalf of the aerospace and defense industry’s shared supply chain, incorporating the needs of small, medium, and large members.
AIA perpetuates a highly skilled and robust aerospace workforce through engaging education and professional development initiatives.
AIA sheds light on domestic and international policies and how they bolster or limit the ability of American companies to compete in the global marketplace.
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Leaders Behind AIA
A hallmark of AIA is its leadership. CEO-level officers from the country’s major aerospace and defense companies are committed to advocating for our industry, guiding policy, and engaging AIA members along the journey.
American Rocketry Challenge
Nearly 5,000 middle and high school students compete each year to design, build, and launch model rockets. This hands-on experience gives young people the chance to solve complex engineering problems.