Aerospace & Defense

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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.

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:

  • Gain access to international sales opportunities
  • Identify international representatives and agents
  • Vet potential international partners
  • Maximize trade shows efforts
  • Understand relevant aerospace and defense market opportunities worldwide

Take Action Now: Contact an Aerospace and Defense trade specialist, explore upcoming events and trade leads, and increase your international sales. We look forward to working with you!

**NEW!! 2013 AEROSPACE MARKET RESOURCE GUIDE **

For detailed country by country analysis on worldwide markets, please see the Aerospace Resource Guide.

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Detailed Event Information For Adriatic Sea Defense & Aerospace Exhibition & Conference 2013 Detailed Event Information For Adriatic Sea Defense & Aerospace Exhibition & Conference 2013
Adriatic Sea Defense & Aerospace Exhibition & Conference 2013 -- Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Defense Industry Eq.
Location/Date: Split, Croatia 04/24/2013 - 04/26/2013
Event Summary:
The U.S. Pavilion at Adriatic Sea Defense and Aerospace Exhibition and Conference 2013 has received Trade Fair Certification from the U.S. Department of Commerce – and U.S. sea, land and air defense companies as well as U.S. companies involved in providing homeland security products and services should plan to exhibit at this important event. Organized under Croatia's Ministry of Defense, Adriatic Sea Defense & Aerospace 2013 (ASDA 2013) will offer U.S. exhibitors the opportunity to showcase their current products and services in a centrally located NATO partner -- Croatia. At ASDA 2011, 138 exhibitors from 23 countries met with 3,353 trade visitors from 25 countries, and military and government delegations from 21 countries. With the Adriatic Sea and Southeastern Europe a major region for NATO and EU expansion, ASDA 2013's major exhibition themes include: Land Defense: o Armored & unarmored vehicles; o Command & control systems; o Weapon systems & ammunition; o Body armor & personal defense systems; o Anti-aircraft defense systems; o Anti-tank defense systems; o Simulation & training systems. Air Defense: o Military aircraft, helicopters, UCAVs and UAVs o Armaments & ordinance; o Missiles & weapons systems; o Simulation & training systems; o Avionics & airport infrastructure. Sea Defense: o Naval & Coast Guard vessels; o Command & control systems; o Naval weapons systems; o Navigation, sonar & radar systems; o Personal rescue & survival systems; o Port infrastructure services & systems; o Simulation & training systems. Homeland Security: o Homeland security systems; o Intelligence services equipment & technologies; o Emergency response equipment & technologies; o Trucks, cars & special purpose vehicles; o Police & security aircraft & helicopters; o Coast Guard equipment & technologies; o Search & rescue equipment & technologies; o Corporate & private security systems.

Contacts:
Damjan Bencic, Zagreb
Head of Section
Phone: (385 1) 661 2186
Damjan.Bencic@trade.gov
Miroslav Nikolac, Zagreb
Commercial Specialist
Phone: (385 1) 661 2026
Miroslav.Nikolac@trade.gov
Robert Peaslee, Budapest
Senior Commercial Officer
Phone: 36-1-475-4522
robert.peaslee@trade.gov
Deborah Semb, Trade Event Programs
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 202-482-0677
Deborah.Semb@trade.gov
Justin Webb, TNT Productions

Phone: 703/406-0010
justin.webb@tntexpo.com