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
|Connecting with Qatar: FIFA Worldcup 2022 and Beyond Breakfast Briefing -- Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Eq., Airport/Ground Support Eq., Environmental Technologies, General Industrial Eq./Supplies, Port/Shipbuilding Eq., Security/Safety Eq., Sporting Goods/Recreational Eq.|
|Pre-Register for this event|
The U.S. Commercial Service in Seattle will be hosting a delegation from Qatar on February 21/22 that will include both the U.S. Ambassador to Qatar and the Supreme Committee Chair. The delegation will be in Seattle to promote and share the Emir's 2030 Vision Statement, plans for the FIFA 2022 World Cup Games, and the related projects associated with them. Join us for a breakfast briefing on February 21 to learn about upcoming opportunities including:
•Expansion of the new Doha airport: $10 billion
•900 km of new road projects: $20 billion
•4 subway lines / 3 light rail projects: $35 billion
•A new port - $15 billion
and more, including plans and needs for the World Cup 2022, which will be held in Doha.
|Diane Mooney, Seattle|
Phone: 206-553-5615,ext. 236