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
|REACH - Implications for the Aerospace & Defense Sectors -- Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Airport/Ground Support Eq., Composite Materials, Defense Industry Eq., Electronic Components, Environmental Technologies, Industrial Chemicals, Plastics Materials/Resins, Security/Safety Eq., Textile Fabrics|
|Pre-Register for this event|
The U.S. Commercial Service to the EU will host a REACH webinar on November 29, 2012, for U.S. exporters in the Aerospace & Defense Sectors.
Under REACH, the continued marketing and Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs) requires an authorization. Businesses active in the aerospace and defense sectors use a number of substances that are being considered for SVHC classification. No alternatives exist for many of these substances.
This live webinar moderated by the U.S. Department of Commerce Europe Team will assist businesses active in the aerospace and defense sectors understand and manage the impact of REACH on their operations.
|Barbara Banas, TPP|
International Trade Specialist
|Dusan Marinkovic, Indianapolis|
Senior International Trade Specialist
|James Lindley, New Orleans|
Phone: (504) 589 6702
|Mark Russell, Lisbon|
Senior Commercial Officer
|Matthew Kopetski, European Union|