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:
**NEW!! 2014-2015 AEROSPACE MARKET RESOURCE GUIDE **
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|Discover Global Markets: AEROSPACE WEBINAR and TRADE MISSION to Brazil -- Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Airport/Ground Support Eq., Aviation Services|
|Pre-Register for this event|
Please join the U.S. Commercial Service for a webinar on January 28th, 2014 at 12:00pmEastern, to learn about doing business with EMBRAER and hear about the upcoming Aerospace Trade Mission to São Paulo, Brazil, on May 12-16, 2014. This webinar will provide valuable insights about doing business with Embraer and will inform participants about new developments in the aviation industry in Brazil. During the webinar, Embraer will provide an orientation to its market development interests. Additionally, ABAG, Brazil's General Aviation Association, will present opportunities in the Brazil market. Respicio Santo Jr., a professor of Air Transportation at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, will discuss Brazil's recent airport privatization program, its characteristics, challenges, and opportunities in the Brazilian air transportation market.
|Melissa Grosso, Middletown|
Senior International Trade Specialist
|Alexis Haakensen, Aerospace/Autos|
International Trade Specialist
|Sean P. Kelley, Ottawa|
Deputy Senior Commercial Officer
|Marina Konno, Sao Paulo|