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
|How to Join Lockheed Martin Canada's Maritime Supply Chain -- Defense Industry Eq.|
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Join the U.S. Commercial Service Canada's third series of webinar events on supply chain opportunities under the Canadian National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS). This webinar will feature Lockheed Martin Canada's supply chain team, who will introduce U.S. manufacturers of technology in the military aerospace, defense and security sectors to export opportunities when selling to Lockheed Martin Canada.
Lockheed Martin Corporation has been a valued partner in Canada with a business presence first established in 1937. Today, more than 500 professionals work in locations across Canada in support of all branches of the Canadian Forces.
Lockheed Martin Canada is the prime contractor for the modernization of the combat systems on-board the HALIFAX Class frigates. Awarded in 2008, the company is today working in partnership with the navy and shipyards on both west and east coasts to replace major critical sensors, command and control systems, modernize the operations room and deliver a suite of related simulation/training systems.
With the announcement of the Canadian National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS), Lockheed Martin Canada will be a major participant in enabling the Crown to achieve their goals to recapitalize the Royal Canadian Navy's fleet.
Additionally, Lockheed Martin Canada is a key provider of Information Management & Information Technology (IM/IT) systems for both military and civil government departments including the Canadian Forces Health Information System, the Canadian Forces Command System, Air Force Command Information System and, the Defence Information Services Broker (DISB).
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