FUTURE OF REGULATION

Blockchain in Aerospace & Defense

For an aerospace and defense industry that relies on complex global supply chains and securing sensitive information, distributed ledger, also known as “blockchain,” technology offers solutions. Blockchain is revolutionizing business at a pace that will not allow industries to wait and see what happens. To keep up, A&D organizations must educate themselves and assess blockchain’s impacts to determine its value. Consortiums are forming and attempting to gain agreement on industry use...

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Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Today, UAS are defined as an aircraft and its associated elements operated with no human operator on board, and capable of flight by means of remote ...

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Information Technology

Information technologies in the aerospace and defense industry play a vital role for national security, civil aviation systems and infrastructure as well as ...

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Environment

The global aviation industry takes its environmental impacts seriously. AIA and American manufacturers are committed to playing our part in reducing the climate, noise and air quality impacts of our products. GLOBAL COOPERATION Given the global nature of aviation, addressing environmental impacts is most effective when it is done at the international level with common rules that apply to all countries. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is a specialist branch of the United Na...

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Cyber Security

AIA uses a Cyber Security Committee, comprised of industry cyber security executives, CIOs, and at times technical analysts, to work with the Defense ...

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Compliance

The aerospace and defense industry faces numerous compliance requirements from the government and from with its own internal standards of excellence.

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