AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE
Welcome to the U.S. Commercial Service Aerospace and Defense Technology Team Page. We are the industry’s primary export resource and should be your first point of contact when looking to sell internationally. Our team of domestic and international trade specialists, located at our Export Assistance Centers in the United States and at U.S. Embassies overseas, is prepared to assist in increasing your export sales. U.S. Points of Contact are available to discuss your international business needs.
The aerospace & defense industry has been a cornerstone of the U.S. economy for decades and has provided well paying jobs for a variety of skill levels. The industry’s position is now challenged by global competition, changes in technology, national and worldwide economic conditions, and global policies affecting defense, civilian and commercial aviation. To maintain this important sector of the U.S. economy, the U.S. Commercial Service strives to provide assistance to increase the industry’s competitiveness. Specifically, the Aerospace and Defense Technology Team works with companies to help them:
NOTICE: NextGen Solutions Vendor Guide: Submissions Due by March 29, 2013!
The US Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration is creating a NextGen Solutions Vendors Guide, intended to be used by foreign air navigation service providers, airport operators, and governmental authorities to identify U.S. goods and services that can be used to help implement ICAO consistent NextGen solutions. The guide will highlight the U.S. producers and suppliers who indicate that they have products that can be used to implement one or more of the listed NextGen solutions.
Please reference the Federal Register notice for more information: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2013/02/05/2013-02406/nextgen-solutions-vendors-guide.
Questions on the NextGen Vendors Guide should be directed to Mr. Jonathan Alvear, Office of Transportation and Machinery (OTM), International Trade Administration: Phone: 202-482-4125; email: mailto:Jonathan.Alvear@trade.gov
|Farnborough International Airshow 2012 -- Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Airport/Ground Support Eq., Aviation Services, Composite Materials, Defense Industry Eq., Electronic Components, Financial Services, Non-Ferrous Metals, Security/Safety Eq., Telecommunications Eq.|
The 2012 Farnborough International Airshow FIA 2012) will be the world's largest aerospace and defense exhibition in 2012 and a key event for U.S. aerospace and defense suppliers to showcase their latest technologies and products. Key facts from FIA in 2010:
- US$47 billion of business announced at the show
- 120,000 trade visitors over five days
- 1,455 exhibitors from 40 countries
- 107,498 sq m of exhibition space sold
- 22 international pavilions and eight national pavilions
- 70 delegations from 44 countries
- 152 aircraft participated both on static display and flying
- 46 companies held 800 meetings with 159 suppliers on a two-day business-to-business ‘Meet your Buyer' program
In 2010, 380 U.S. firms exhibited at FIA, of which about 180 were located in the U.S. Department of Commerce-certified U.S. Pavilion.
|Chrystal Denys, London|
Phone: +44 20 7894 0432
|John Breidenstine, London|
Senior Commercial Officer
|Lisa Huot, Trade Event Programs|
Senior International Trade Specialist
|Richard Stanbridge, London|
Senior Commercial Specialist
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7894 0437
|Gerri Cozic, Kallman Worldwide|
Phone: 201/251-2600, x10
|Mike Petrassi, Kallman Worldwide|
Phone: 201/251-2600, x105