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

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.
Mission control: Q1 2014 Mission Control: Q1 2014
Deal activity in the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry was off to a slow start in 2014. While aerospace-focused deals are expected to continue at high valuations, the defense mergers & acquisitions (M&A) market remains sluggish. Unless long-term defense priorities become clearer, a sustained increase in the overall pace of A&D M&A is unlikely.

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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?
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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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