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The Industrial Base Comeback of 2018

2018 promises to bring high-level and sustained attention to the manufacturing and defense industrial base that underpins our nation’s strength, security and prosperity. In April, we’ll see the initial Department of Defense (DOD)  response to the President’s July 2017 Executive Order on “Assessing and Strengthening the Manufacturing and Defense Industrial Base and Supply Chain Resiliency […]

Visit by Japanese Space Officials Highlights Cooperation and Growth of Global Space Enterprise

Yesterday, AIA had the honor of welcoming to our association a delegation of Japanese government and industry space officials, representing one of the world’s most dynamic space-faring nations. Our discussions focused on growing global space activities, with Goldman Sachs predicting a tripling of the market for space systems and space enabled services to $1 trillion […]

American Aerospace and Defense Shines in Singapore

Today, aviation enthusiasts and industry partners alike converge in Singapore for the 2018 Singapore Airshow, touted as “Asia’s largest aerospace and defence event.” Set along the water and housed in the Changi Exhibition Centre, aerospace and defense companies from around the world will showcase their platforms. Months prior to today’s first flyover though, AIA was […]

AIA Petitions FCC for Spectrum to Control UAS

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) comprise one of the fastest growing sectors of the aerospace industry. Already being used in precision agriculture, emergency management, weather forecasting, infrastructure management and wildlife protection, UAS have the potential to reshape many businesses, if the appropriate resources are dedicated for them. To help open this market, invigorate American innovation and […]

Celebrating our Nation’s Engineers: Meet the Young Professionals Making a Difference

In honor of National Engineers Week (February 18-24), the Aerospace Industries Association is proud to highlight 15 engineers who are making a difference in the aerospace and defense industry. Trained in colleges and universities across the United States, these engineers are working on critical products that are taking us to new heights, ensuring our safety […]

Space in the Spotlight

There’s a lot of excitement on Florida’s space coast as NASA gears up to launch the next great era of human space exploration, and private sector firms like Boeing, Sierra Nevada and SpaceX bring new energy to the burgeoning commercial space economy. The growing importance of space was highlighted on Wednesday at NASA’s Kennedy Space […]