Promoting the growth of Arkansas’
aerospace, aviation and defense industries

The Arkansas Aerospace & Defense Alliance is a group of public and private aerospace companies, government agencies and educational institutions dedicated to growing the aerospace, aviation and defense infrastructure in Arkansas and training a qualified workforce



Aerospace Partners

More than 200 aviation and aerospace-related companies operate in Arkansas.


Aerospace Employees

Arkansas’ aerospace, aviation and defense industry employs nearly 10,000 Arkansans.



Aerospace Exports

Aerospace & Defense are the top exported goods in Arkansas.

New Member Spotlight
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New Member Spotlight - Taber At Taber if you can dream it, we can shape it. From our extensive aluminum extrusion capabilities to our value added services, Taber is your full-service partner from design to delivery. Since our inception in 1973, Taber has worked to earn an industry leading reputation for working closely with our customers to problem solve through innovation and collaboration.

We’ve established notoriety for the highest levels of quality and responsiveness over four decades, and proudly hold the title of broadest capabilities in the aluminum extrusion industry.

We are dedicated to advancing and building aerospace and aviation in Arkansas



Arkansas’ aerospace, aviation and defense industry employs nearly 10,000 Arkansans.



Aerospace is Arkansas’ leading export. In 2017, over $1.5 B dollars in aircraft & parts were exported

Companies & Airports

Companies & Airports

There are approximately 180 aviation and aerospace-related companies and 90 public airports in the state.

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Join the Arkansas Aerospace & Defense Alliance today and start helping shape the next generation of Arkansans.

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Arkansas Military Hiring Initiative

Arkansas Military Hiring Initiative By committing to offering job interviews to our Guardsman, your company stands to benefit from direct access to Arkansas' rich pool of military talent. Additionally, this pledge serves to empower members of the Arkansas National Guard and their families by providing them with access to well-compensated positions and comprehensive benefits. AMHI represents a straightforward yet impactful approach, capable of enhancing the quality of your hiring rosters and highlighting military-friendly employers within the state.

Help us spread the word and get involved by signing the AMHI Pledge.