MEDIA TURNS OUT FOR PRESS CLUB PREVIEW OF U.S. PARIS PLANS
Advocates for America’s aerospace and defense industry took to the podium at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, June 6 to preview plans for promoting U.S. competitiveness — on Earth and in space — at the upcoming Paris Air Show, including details of the highly anticipated Apollo 50 program.
The event, which was hosted by USA Partnership Pavilion and Apollo 50 Paris organizer Kallman Worldwide, featured (L to R) NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, Kallman Worldwide CEO Tom Kallman, Apollo 15 Command Module Pilot Al Worden, Defense Under Secretary for Acquisition and Sustainment Ellen Lord, and AIA President and CEO Eric Fanning. Click below to watch an excerpt from the program.
PARIS AIR SHOW 2019 PREVIEW: U.S. AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE INDUSTRY COMPETITIVENESS AND PARTNERSHIP ON DISPLAY AT LE BOURGET
The United States will have the largest international presence at the 2019 Paris Air Show – some 350 aerospace and defense manufacturers and suppliers – displaying the world’s most advanced aircraft, materials, components, products and services — a majority in the USA Partnership Pavilion. The show comes just weeks before the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, creating a unique opportunity to celebrate the achievement of Apollo and showcase how its legacy of focusing the American government-industry partnership on bold goals can take us into the future.
The Honorable Wilbur Ross, United States Secretary of Commerce
The Honorable Jim Bridenstine, Administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
The Honorable Ellen Lord, United States Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment
Eric Fanning, President and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association
Col. Al Worden, USAF-Ret., Command Module Pilot Apollo 15
Host, Tom Kallman, President and CEO, Kallman Worldwide, Inc., organizer of the USA Partnership Pavilion and producer of “Apollo 50: America’s Invitation to Partnership”
Advocates for America’s aerospace and defense industry will preview the scope and scale of the U.S. presence at the upcoming Paris Air Show (June 17-23) and discuss how it reflects the nation’s global competitiveness and spirit of partnership on Earth and in space.
Thursday, June 6, 2019
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