AIA Aero Blog

  • April 14, 2016
How does the proposed FY 2017 defense budget address the challenges of balancing modernization, readiness and personnel? I think we struck a reasonable balance.  The Secretary has been pretty articulate about the fact that this is a threat driven budget and it’s driven by changes in the world.... Read More

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  • December 02, 2015
AIA President and CEO Dave Melcher participated in a panel discussion hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) entitled "The Defense Budget and Industry: Looking Beyond the Budget Caps," Wednesday, December 2. Melcher gave the keynote address, focusing on the mismatch between our currrent national security threats and... Read More

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  • October 06, 2015
AIA President and CEO Dave Melcher helped launch the U.S. DOD-Industry Partnership Forum in Washington D.C. today.  The speakers and panels focused on facilitating defense exports, best practices, offsets and Defense Exportability Features. “In recent years, our industry has worked hard in conjunction with the U... Read More

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