Aerospace & Defense
Use this guide for help complying with laws and regulations that apply to the aerospace and defense industries.
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Anti-Terrorism Training for Defense Contractors
Explains Department of Defense policy that requires that all defense contractors to receive an Anti-terrorism/Force Protection briefing before travel to any destination outside the United States.
Offers incentives to sellers of qualified anti-terrorism technologies to the U.S. government.
Defense Base Act: Workers' Compensation
Defense Base Act Workers' Compensation Insurance Coverage: Guide for U.S. Contractors in Iraq
Outlines requirements for overseas assignments. Reconstruction contracts in Iraq are potentially attractive for U.S. firms but they also contain a certain element of risk, which makes it critical that contractors clearly understand DBA requirements before agreeing to an overseas assignment.
Longshore Defense Base Act
Provides information on workers' compensation protection to civilian employees working outside the United States under a contract with the U.S. government.
Supplies information on Department of Defense (DoD) purchases from non-U.S. sources. Includes FAQs and training opportunities.
System for Award Management (SAM)
Explains registration rules to become federal contractors. Businesses must have a DUNS number and enter their information in the System for Award Management.
Defense Acquisitions University Courses for Defense Contractors
Lists educational opportunities for defense contractors to learn about DoD acquisitions and procurement regulations.
Defense Contracting Regulations : A Guide for Small Business, Small and Disadvantaged Business, and Women-Owned Business
Offers an introduction to the basics of defense contracting for small businesses.
EPA Compliance Assistance Resources: Aerospace Industry
Provides a starting point for finding environmental compliance information.
NESHAP Rule and Implementation Information for the Aerospace Industry
Information related to Subpart GG - National Emission Standards for Aerospace Manufacturing and Rework Facilities.
Directorate of Defense Trade Controls
Covers the export of defense articles and services. Regulations include Arms Export Control Act and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
Selling to NATO: U.S. Company Certification
Overviews certification requirements for selling to the North American Treaty Organization (NATO). U.S. companies interested in selling to NATO must receive U.S. government certification in order to qualify to bid on NATO Security Investment Program funded procurement opportunities here or abroad. The associated forms, procedures, related NATO documents and contact information are provided on this site.
Getting a Security Clearance in a Nutshell
Office of Personnel Management fact sheet describing the security clearance process.
National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual
Prescribes the requirements, restrictions and other safeguards to protect classified information released or disclosed to Federal contractors.
Personnel Security Clearances for Contractors
Notices and documents covering security clearances for DoD contracting personnel.