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 Helping Boeing's Suppliers Boost Their Exports Detailed Event Information For Helping Boeing's Suppliers Boost Their Exports
Helping Boeing's Suppliers Boost Their Exports -- Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Aviation Services
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: Online, Webinar, DC, United States 04/26/2011 - 04/26/2011
Event Summary:
The International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, in cooperation with Boeing Commercial Airplanes, is pleased to announce this upcoming webinar to help boost U.S. exports of civil aircraft parts on Tuesday, April 26, 2011. Webinar speakers will include senior officials from the International Trade Administration, Boeing, a 1st tier European supplier to Boeing, and a small U.S. manufacturer now exporting Boeing parts.

Danielle Blakely, Denver
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 303-844-3247
Eric Nielsen, Southwest Network Dir
Regional Director
Phone: 520-670-5808
Frederick Elliott, Aerospace/Autos
International Economist
Phone: 202-482-1233