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

Mission control: Q4 2014 Mission control: Q4 2014
Analysis of deal activity in 2014 revealed a significant improvement in transaction activity after a lackluster 2013, with a notable pickup in defense-related transactions. The total deal value, $22.3 billion, was slightly above the 10-year rolling average of $21.2 billion. The number of megadeals, or transactions of $1 billion or greater, doubled from 2013 and included the first defense-oriented megadeal since the Budget Control Act of 2011.
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The runway to growth: Using market understanding to drive efficient innovation in the aerospace, defence and security industry The runway to growth: Using market understanding to drive efficient innovation in the aerospace, defence and security industry
This report is a companion paper to PwC’s thorough survey report on innovation, Breakthrough innovation and growth. It explores the impact that innovation has on growth and examines how leading companies are making innovation work for their organisations.
In depth: Revenue standard is final – A comprehensive look at the new model In depth: Revenue standard is final – A comprehensive look at the new mode (Aerospace & Defense industry supplement)
The FASB and IASB have issued their long-awaited converged standard on revenue recognition -- how will you be affected? Accompanying this In depth are industry-specific supplements with examples and further insights into ways entities within the industry are likely to be affected by the revenue standard.
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Mission control: Q1 2014 Aerospace & Defense 2013 year in review and 2014 forecast
PwC's annual review and analysis of how aerospace and defense companies performed in 2013, and a look at the challenges and opportunities they will face in the years ahead.
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.
Top 100 aerospace companies 2014
Draw upon a wealth of information, review insights and explore the latest "Aerospace Top 100" rankings, produced in collaboration with Flight International magazine.
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?
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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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