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NASA Administrator Charles Bolden talks about his agency’s fiscal health and top priorities, which extends from low-earth orbit to Mars and beyond.
While sequestration is impacting the aerospace industry, the biggest cuts resulted from the Budget Control Act of 2011 and reduced demand in the wake of military withdrawals, said Richard Aboulafia, aerospace analyst at the Teal Group.
Dr. Pam Drew of Exelis sits down with the Women of Washington radio show to discuss the importance of diversity in the workplace.
Driven by global threats and a rise in defense spending outside of the U.S., the aerospace and defense industry worldwide will see growth this year, after falling for two years. That’s the assessment from Deloitte in its annual performance study. Joining me with more, Retired Air Force Gen. Chuck Wald, vice chairman and senior adviser at Deloitte, has more on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
In today’s Top Federal Headlines, the Global Aerospace and Defense sector saw a boost in revenue in 2015, and the Army will not make the 2017 deadline for transitioning its systems to Windows 10.
Aerospace is about as international an industry as you can find. Yet the U.S. is a large exporter of aerospace products, and industry produces a multi-billion dollar trade surplus. No wonder aerospace executives are happy that the Export-Import Bank is re-authorized and has the backing of the Trump administration. David Melcher, president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association, shames more on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Traditionally, the government considers that a good thing for the economy and because it ensures the gear allies use is interoperable with what U.S. armed forces have.