Aerospace and Defense: Resources

Aerospace Industries Association (AIA)

The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) focuses on providing news and statistics concerning recent trends in the aerospace industry. The aerospace statistics section, under the research center tab, gives detailed figures and analyses on the present and future health of the industry as a whole. Furthermore, the resource provides a calendar of upcoming industry events.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 20, 2016

Air Cargo World (ACW)

Air Cargo World (ACW) presents news, data, events, and standards for those interested in the airfreight logistics industry. It also includes a directory of air cargo carriers as well as other information for the global transportation professional. Online articles and the ACW magazine are available for free and a print edition can be delivered free with registration.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 20, 2016

Army Technology

Army Technology focuses on and provides an overview of the defense industry, while also providing customers with market insight tools that reach over all segments of the global defense market. The site includes several sections including news, products and services, A - Z company list, industry projects, news, as well as events and exhibitions.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 20, 2016

Boeing: Long-Term Market Outlook

Boeing's long-term market outlook provides an in-depth analysis of the future of the aerospace and defense industry. It contains information on the business environment, industry infrastructure, forecasts, and detailed charts and graphs. It also includes specific information for world regions including Asia, Europe, and Latin America. 

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 22, 2016


Defence-Guide is a global military source database for the defense industry with information on Army, Navy, and Air Force companies. Each branch of defense has a listing of related companies which includes contact information and a description of that company.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 22, 2016

Defense Update

Defense Update provides a comprehensive view of news in the defense industry, including land warfare covering armor, infantry, support elements, aerospace, naval, C4ISR, EW, Cyber Warfare, intelligence and net-centric warfare, unmanned systems and robotics, and homeland defense. The site also has many articles devoted to new technology and trends in sectors of the industry. Additionally, users may purchase market research and industry reports. A list of events is also available. 

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 22, 2016


The Defense-Aerospace website offers current news articles, official reports, archives, and search tools on the aerospace and defense industry. A number of listings and editorials relevant to the field are presented on the website along with press releases. The basic services are available for free, but a subscription is required to view all the news wires, searchable archives, and data bases offered on the website.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 22, 2016

Deloitte: Aerospace and Defense

Deloitte's industries section combines in-depth knowledge and an understanding of the various industries to offer perspective with their functional experiences. Deloitte offers research into several aspects of the aerospace and defense industry including a competitiveness report, leaders in the industry, recent news, and issues facing the industry. The site also features webcast events and video content for more in-depth analysis.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 22, 2016 Aerospace and Defense offers a wide range of current industry information and trade leads to help exporters of U.S goods and services get the information they need to compete successfully in overseas markets. This information includes trade events, market research, trade agreements, statistics and data, publications, industry associations, and points of contact for the industry.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 22, 2016

Financial Times: Aerospace and Defense

The Financial Times aims to be one of the leaders in international business news. The website features a subsection for Aerospace and Defense that focuses on current news articles in the industry and has a number of opinion articles with a variety of views as well as traditional news. The site also offers interactive graphs, videos, and a blog for additional insight.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 22, 2016


MathWorks is an international mathematical computing software developer that aims to help accelerate innovation and development in various industries. The website offers technical articles, user stories, and links to demos and webinars showcasing new designs and products in the aerospace and defense industry to develop air, naval, land, and space systems. Paid subscription is necessary to access some of the materials.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 22, 2016

Naval Technology

Naval Technology provides an overview of the state of the defense industry, specifically on sea operations, trends, major projects, and technologies in the industry. The site includes up-to-date international news and features several sections including products and services, A - Z company list, industry projects, news, and events and exhibitions.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 22, 2016

PricewaterhouseCoopers: Aerospace and Defense

PricewaterhouseCoopers provides extensive background information on industry sectors globally. The information features several insightful topics for businesses and consumers including research, careers and helpful advisory services. Specifically, the site includes an up-to-date industry environment description, challenges facing the industry and potential solutions, free downloadable publications including annual reviews, case studies, and events within the industry.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 22, 2016

Royal Aeronautical Society (RAES)

The Royal Aeronautical Society (RAES) acts as a coordinating organization and a helpful network tool for the Aerospace & Defense industry. This website contains a list of upcoming conferences and events for the industry, as well as online versions of selected sections of the National Aerospace Library - which is run by RAES. The website also offers a paid membership that includes benefits, discounts, and directory services.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 22, 2016

SAP: International Database Corporation Interactive Industry Report

The International Data Corporation Interactive Industry Report, provided by SAP, is an insightful resource for businesses to benchmark their performance against industry peers. The website offers a questionnaire that allows the user to see where a company ranks relative to its industry (leading, trailing, or industry norm) by answering question in different sections: business overview, resource management, portfolio management, and employee management.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 26, 2016

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SIPRI Military Expenditure Database

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) Military Expenditure Database provides information on military expenditures of 172 countries from 1988 to present. The data is based on open sources only, including a SIPRI questionnaire which is sent out annually to all countries included in the database. The site also includes sections on the methods they use to monitor expenditure, recent trends, and publications. Users can access the database and download it in multiple formats for free.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 23, 2016