Aerospace & Defense

PwC's Aerospace & Defense (A&D) practice provides industry-focused assurance, tax, and advisory services to leading A&D companies around the world. We help A&D companies address a full spectrum of industry-specific advisory challenges across areas such as the globalization of A&D, operational improvement, supply chain management, compliance, export controls, government contracting and full scope information technology. We actively leverage our diverse institutional knowledge, experience, and solutions to provide a fresh perspectives and significant value for our clients.

A&D insights

Gaining Altitude with PwC Issue 8 Aviation's second golden age: Can the US aircraft industry maintain its leadership?
The US commercial aircraft industry is at a crossroads. While it sees spiking demand for its aircraft, it also grapples with issues that need to resolved to ensure its spot as a global leader, including meet talent needs, unleashing a new wave of innovation and establishing a wider global footprint.
Gaining Altitude with PwC Issue 9 – Twelve considerations for suppliers to profitably produce sensitive mission program products with asymmetrical demand manufacturers
Sensitive mission programs require customized defense technologies to support time-sensitive mission needs, pressuring the industry to remain profitable on small product runs. Aerospace and defense companies should identify opportunities that meet sensitive mission program requirements with symmetrical and atypical demand.
Mission control: Q4 2013 Navigating the megatrends: Strategizing for success
Economic, cultural, social, and scientific changes like demographic shifts, urbanization, climate change, technology advances are impacting all businesses. What should aerospace & defense companies be thinking about to be successful in light of these megatrends?
Mission control: Q4 2013 Mission Control: Q4 2013
Aerospace and defense merger & acquisition (M&A) volume and value were weak in 2013, and global deal activity shifted toward local deals. Despite lackluster activity, the deal market remains focused on aerospace targets, and aerospace valuations have come more in line with historical norms, which could support a robust aerospace deal market in 2014.

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Gaining Altitude with PwC Issue 8 Tax technology: Creating a strategic asset
How do manufacturing companies use technology in their tax functions? PwC and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) surveyed more than 100 companies to uncover leading practices and challenges in applying technology to the tax function.
New! PwC's Industrial Insights blog New! PwC's Industrial Insights blog
Insights and commentary from Bob McCutcheon and other Industrial Products sector leaders. Join the conversation.
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Meet the A&D practice

Solving complex business problems for top tier A&D companies is what we do. Our client list in the A&D industry, global network of professionals, and industry-specific training, thought leadership, events and roundtable discussions continue to demonstrate PwC's commitment to the A&D industry. Our professionals are recognized throughout the industry for their innovation in analyzing, developing and implementing tailored solutions for companies in the A&D sector.

PwC's A&D practice is a global network of over 1,200 industry professionals located in more than 50 countries.

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