Aerospace & Defense

A&D SECTORS

Arizona's leading advancements in aerospace and defense span sectors from commercial aviation to space and astronomy. We are known for some of the largest military bases in the world, a proven leader in training and testing unmanned aircraft systems, and home to one of the world's busiest commercial airports. Together, these sectors contribute billions to the economy, produce hundreds of thousands of jobs and continue positioning Arizona as a major global center for the aerospace and defense industry.