Aerospace & Defense

A&D industry-focused services & expertise

Our Aerospace & Defense practice focuses on providing audit and assurance, tax and consulting services to many of the world’s most successful companies. We help companies address a full spectrum of industry-specific challenges across areas such as the globalization of A&D, improving supply chain management, compliance, transforming human capital, export controls, navigating government contracting, and capitalizing on the strategic value of technology.

We have made a deep commitment to understanding the business megatrends that are shaping our clients’ businesses and developing industry-tailored solutions. To learn more, review some of our issues below and access our full spectrum of publications.

A&D insights

2015 Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness Rankings
The analysis looks at how countries and states in the US compare in terms of their attractiveness as locations for commercial aircraft manufacturing.
Gaining altitude with PwC
Insights on key challenges and opportunities impacting the aerospace and defense industry.
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 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: 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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