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
|Trade Winds Asia: Korea's Defense and Aerospace Markets -- Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Airport/Ground Support Eq., Aviation Services, Defense Industry Eq., Security/Safety Eq.|
|Pre-Register for this event|
Join the U.S. Commercial Service on March 14, 2013 for an interactive webinar that will focus on Korea's defense and aerospace sectors.
Defense procurement is big business in Korea. This webinar will discuss the opportunities/challenges that U.S. companies face selling to Korea as they prepare to assume the lead of their nation's defense, post December 1, 2015. We will briefly discuss Korean procurements in such areas as: C4I, fighter jets, legacy parts, aircraft parts, space-crafts, satellites, and airport expansions.
Additionally, the webinar will highlight how the recently enacted free trade agreement between the U.S. and Korea is benefiting U.S. defense and aerospace companies currently exporting or who are looking to export Korea.
|Catherine Spillman, Seoul|
|Helen Peterson, Northern VA|
Phone: (703) 756-1706 [CP: (703) 835-6313]
|Leslie Drake, Charleston WV|
|Maria Galindo, Seoul|
|Steven Murray, Pittsburgh|
Senior International Trade Specialist
|Sunny Park, Seoul|