Aerospace & 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:

  • Gain access to international sales opportunities
  • Identify international representatives and agents
  • Vet potential international partners
  • Maximize trade show 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!


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

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Detailed Event Information For Free US Commercial Service Webinar: Aerospace Business Development Opportunities Detailed Event Information For Free US Commercial Service Webinar: Aerospace Business Development Opportunities
Free US Commercial Service Webinar: Aerospace Business Development Opportunities -- Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Airport/Ground Support Eq., Aviation Services, Defense Industry Eq.
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: Montreal, Canada 12/10/2012 - 12/10/2012
Event Summary:
The U.S. Commercial Service in Canada & the Global Aerospace Team are delighted to host a FREE webinar for U.S. aerospace suppliers on “Aerospace Business Development Opportunities in Canada” December 10, 2012 at 11:00amEST. This webinar will introduce participants to recent trends in Canada's large aerospace market (5th largest in the world), uncover business opportunities for U.S. firms, and offer business development strategies to access this $22 billion market. In addition, BCI Aerospace will introduce the audience to Aeromart Montreal 2013, an international business to business forum being held in Montreal on April 23-25, 2013. Aeromart Montréal convenes prime contractors, tier 1 suppliers, sub-contractors and allows participants to arrange meetings prior to the event.

William Lawton, Miami
Senior Commercial Specialist
Phone: (305) 526-7425 ext 27
Melissa Grosso, Middletown
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 860-638-6955
Stephanie Perlis, Montreal