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
|Future of U.S.-Japan Technology Collaboration -- Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Composite Materials, Computers/Peripherals, Defense Industry Eq., Education/Training Services, Health Care Services, Security/Safety Eq., Travel and Tourism Industries, Water Resources Eq./Services|
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With All Nippon Airlines and United Airlines initiating new non-stop flights between the U.S. and Japan, U.S. Ambassador Roos is leading the first-ever "New Routes for U.S.-Japan Collaboration Outreach Tour" to bring a mix of U.S. and Japanese government officials, companies and business organizations to the United States, with the objective of increasing awareness among American companies of opportunities not only to increase trade and investment and tourism, but also to highlight the on-going and future of U.S.-Japan Technology development. The "Future of U.S.-Japan Technology Collaboration conference is designed to showcase the U.S.-Japan trade, investment and education relationship and opportunities in the aviation, information technologies and retail sectors. Hear from experts in the industries so key to Washington State's economy.
|Bob Deane, Seattle|
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 206-553-5615 x 225
|Diane Mooney, Seattle|
Phone: 206-553-5615,ext. 236
|Gregory Taevs, Tokyo|