GPEC Releases Pre-Sequestration Analysis of Region’s Aerospace and Defense Industry

Recommendations include coordinated strategy from congressional leadership, collective community effort to retain and redeploy innovation assets and engineering workforce

PHOENIX (February 26) – The Greater Phoenix Economic Council today released findings and recommendations from its Aerospace and Defense Market Intelligence Program, a two-phase initiative that took an in-depth look at the region’s aerospace and defense companies to determine their strengths, weaknesses and readiness for the sequestration, federally-mandated automatic spending cuts scheduled to take place on March 1 unless Congress intervenes.

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View 12-Page Pre-Sequestration Report on Arizona's Aerospace & Defense Industry
(low-res version - email/call to request printed, hi-res version)

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Melissa DeLaney