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 shows 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 U.S. Pavilion at SecureTech 2012 Detailed Event Information For U.S. Pavilion at SecureTech 2012
U.S. Pavilion at SecureTech 2012 -- Defense Industry Eq., Security/Safety Eq.
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: Ottawa, Canada 10/30/2012 - 10/31/2012
Event Summary:
SecureTech 2012, is a two day public safety and security conference and exhibit, organized by the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) to be held on October 30-31 2012. The U.S. Commercial Service has developed a special package for U.S. exhibiting and attending companies with the following benefits: - 5 invitations to a networking reception on hosted by the U.S. Commercial Service - Canada's Country Commercial Guide - electronic version of webinar on Selling Security Products to the Government of Canada - logistical support - optional meeting support Please note that the US$500 fee does not include the cost of exhibiting at the event.

Lucy Latka, Ottawa
Senior Commercial Specialist
Phone: (613) 688-5219
Luz Betancur, Ottawa
Commercial Specialist
Phone: 613-688-5411