AIA Aero Blog

  • June 14, 2016
AIA welcomes the news that the Senate has passed Sen. Nelson’s (D-Fla.) amendment to the fiscal year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, permitting the purchase of 18 additional RD-180 engines for use in Atlas V launch vehicles for national security satellites. The amendment permits any certified launch provider to compete... Read More

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AIA Aero Blog

  • June 09, 2016
As the Voice of American Aerospace and Defense, AIA’s role is to educate our elected leaders, candidates for office and the general public on the importance of our industry to our economy and national security. AIA has developed campaign position papers on several of the issues that matter... Read More

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AIA Aero Blog

  • June 08, 2016
AIA sent a letter to the Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Ranking Member Jack Reed (D-R.I.) of the Senate Armed Services Committee June 3, expressing support for Defense Secretary Carter's request for authority to purchase 18 additional RD-180 rocket motors to support national security launch requirements. This is a temporary... Read More

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