Department of State Promotes U.S. Aerospace and Defense Technology at the Farnborough Air Show

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
July 8, 2016

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Tina Kaidanow will join a delegation of senior U.S. officials attending the Farnborough Air Show in the United Kingdom from July 11-13, 2016. The delegation will advocate for U.S. selection in foreign commercial and defense contracts, promote U.S. defense sales abroad, and discuss how Export Control Reform supports our partners and allies.

Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will head the U.S. delegation, which also includes Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics Frank Kendall, Assistant Secretary of the Navy Sean Stackley, and Director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency Vice Admiral Joseph Rixey. Senior military leadership from the U.S. European Command will also attend.

The U.S. government promotes and supports U.S. industry through the daily efforts of employees in more than 200 U.S. embassies and consulates worldwide. Every day, our diplomats work to promote U.S. companies wherever they operate – driving exports, creating jobs, and accelerating our economic renewal – with the knowledge that superior U.S. technology, expertise and innovation keeps U.S. goods and services among the most competitive.

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