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 Demystifying ITAR Detailed Event Information For Demystifying ITAR
Demystifying ITAR -- Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Aviation Services, Computers/Peripherals, Computer Software, Computer Services, Defense Industry Eq., Security/Safety Eq., Telecommunications Eq., Telecommunications Services, Regulations
Pre-Register for this event
Location/Date: Orlando, FL, United States 04/28/2014 - 04/28/2014
Event Summary:
Please join the U.S. Department of Commerce's Orlando Export Assistance Center and the District Export Council in this 2 hour seminar in ‘Demystifying ITAR.' Learn how to comply, how it affects your export sales, and hear from experts who will share their experiences, best practices, and guidance on how to successfully navigate the ITAR. Agenda includes an overview of ITAR's players, policies, and processes, as well as insight into minimizing liabilities. The program will cover ITAR basics, including commodity jurisdiction and export licensing. Learn how to conduct watch list screening and learn how to set up an internal compliance program. We conclude with a 30 minute "ask the experts" session for any questions from the audience.

Kenneth Mouradian, Orlando
USEAC Director
Phone: (407) 420-4877
Mindi Hertzog, Orlando
Commercial Officer
Phone: 407-420-4420