Alabama Aerospace Industry Association 

Promoting the Growth of Aerospace in Alabama



Aeronautics / Automotive Supplier Diversity Conference

 Attend dynamic sessions and roundtable discussions, meet vendors at the

expo, make contact during speed dating sessions, and learn about  procurement opportunities for minority/women-owned and operated manufacturers and suppliers throughout Alabama and beyond.

The inaugural Supplier Diversity Conference, presented by the Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association and J.F. Drake State Community & Technical College, will bring together top automotive and aerospace industry experts to discuss the current status of their respective industries and define procurement opportunities for Alabama's diverse supplier base.

Speakers include:

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For more information and to register for the 2018 conference, visit the website by clicking here.


Australia's EOS Selects Alabama  

Huntsville, Alabama - Electro Optic Systems (EOS), a Australian defense contractor specializing in remotely controlled weapon systems, announced plans today to locate its flagship U.S. manufacturing facility in technology-focused Huntsville, creating as many as 100 jobs in the first year.

 EOS Announcement

EOS executives joined Alabama Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield and local leaders for the announcement this morning at the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber.

“EOS is very happy to have the opportunity to formally join the Huntsville community,” said Phil Coker, the company’s U.S. president. “Northern Alabama is an area of incredible people, outstanding institutions and immense potential and we are thrilled to have the chance to establish a business in this area. 

”EOS Defence System’s primary products are a family of Remote Weapon Stations, or RWS. In response to growing demand for these systems, the Hume, Australia-based company decided to expand RWS production to the United States. 

Read more

 Alabama Aerospace Video  


Wright Flyer

Four Trends Lifting  Alabama Aerospace Industry 

Made in Alabama - Alabama Department of Commerce Link



Alabama Transportation Infrastructure News

Alabama leaders are focusing on how to best maintain and improve the transportation infrastructure in our state.  Roads and bridges not only bring aerospace employees from home to work, they enable our products to move through the supply chain.  To find current news and developments on this important topic, click here to visit the Alliance for Alabama's Infrastructure website.  




Business Alabama

Click to Read More Alabama Aerospace Features in Business Alabama Magazine 



Date& Activities

June 25-27- Inaugural Southeast Aerospace & Defense Conference - Mobile AirFinance Journal event

July 12 - Aeronautics / Automotive Supplier Diversity Conference - AAMA Event

July 17-20- National Security Innovation Summit 2018- Huntsville - UA SBDC Event



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