Space and Defense

Space and Defense


Final Report Summary, August 2007

This report focuses on the health and competitiveness of the United States (U.S.) Space Industrial Base, including the associated impacts of U.S. export controls. The Department of Defense, through the Under Secretary of the Air Force and the Space Industrial Base Council directed this study. An Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate representative led an industry government team and integrated the information gathered to prepare the study. The Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security developed and deployed the survey instrument and verified data provided by companies comprising the U.S. Space Industry. Team contractor support included the Universal Technology Corporation, Booz Allen Hamilton, The Tauri Group, Nortel Government Solutions which operates the Air Force Industrial Base Information Center, and Northrop Grumman





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