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AIA letter to Senate Armed Services Committee on RD-180

AIA sent a letter to the Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Ranking Member Jack Reed (D-R.I.) of the Senate Armed Services Committee June 3, expressing support for Defense Secretary Carter’s request for authority to purchase 18 additional RD-180 rocket motors to support national security launch requirements.

View our campaign position papers

As the Voice of American Aerospace and Defense, AIA’s role is to educate our elected leaders, candidates for office and the general public on the importance of our industry to our economy and national security. AIA has developed campaign position papers on several of the issues that matter most to our industry. We welcome the […]

Senate passes RD-180 amendment, NDAA

AIA welcomes the news that the Senate has passed Sen. Nelson’s (D-Fla.) amendment to the fiscal year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, permitting the purchase of 18 additional RD-180 engines for use in Atlas V launch vehicles for national security satellites.

AIA Participates in FAA-EASA International Aviation Safety Conference

As part of the 2016 FAA-European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) International Aviation Safety Conference “Global Partnerships: The Capstone for Safety,” AIA Vice President for Civil Aviation Ali Bahrami moderated a panel on “The Future of Unmanned Aircraft Systems” Tuesday afternoon, June 14.

A Year without Ex-Im Bank

July 1 marks an important day for the Aerospace community – but for all the wrong reasons. One year ago, the Export-Import Bank closed its doors to all new business after a small minority of legislators successfully blocked the renewal of the Bank’s charter. While supporters of the bank were able to secure the agency’s […]