Michael Bruno

Michael Bruno
Senior Business Editor,
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Based in Washington, Bruno is Aviation Week's Senior Business Editor. He covers aviation, aerospace and defense businesses, their supply chains and related issues. Since joining Aviation Week in 2005, Bruno also has covered U.S. federal budgets, regulatory issues and congressional affairs.

For six years through 2012 he was managing editor of a unique team of defense and space reporters and freelancers that garnered three Jesse H. Neal business journalism awards, "the Pulitzer Prize of business media." Bruno was also the lead author for two Neals himself. He is the founder of Aviation Week & Space Technology’s Going Concerns business column and frequently provides the popular Washington Outlook column.

Besides reporting, Bruno regularly hosts or helps organize Aviation Week’s conferences and events, such as the Laureates Awards and AerospaceDefenseChain conference. He offers expert insight as a keynote speaker and panelist and has appeared at the Wharton Aerospace Conference and numerous prime-contractor and consultant conferences, as well as in other news outlets like Grant’s Interest Rate Observer and foreign media.

Prior to Aviation Week, Bruno was a staff writer for the Washington Post and BNA covering businesses and federal acquisition. He has a master's in print journalism from Syracuse University and a bachelor's from Vanderbilt University.

Articles
Standard Life Aberdeen Invests In TrueNoord 
Regional aircraft lessor TrueNoord announced Sept. 19 that Standard Life Aberdeen will be investing in it.
ManTech Buys NASA IT Provider InfoZen 
The acquisition brings 300 “highly skilled” workers to ManTech, of which 85% hold security clearances, according to Cowen and Co. analysts.
Triumph Sells Metal Finishing Embee Unit 
Embattled Triumph Group sold its aerospace metal finishing Embee Division to All Metals Processing of Orange County Sept. 14 for an undisclosed amount.
Lockheed Buys Into Ocean Aero, Joins Underwater Flotilla 
Lockheed Martin, the Pentagon’s leading contractor by revenue, has taken a stake in Ocean Aero, the San Diego provider of the Submaran unmanned maritime vehicle.
Triumph Sells Metal Finishing Embee Unit 
Embattled Triumph Group sold its aerospace metal finishing Embee Division to All Metals Processing of Orange County on Sept. 14 for an undisclosed amount.
Ex-Im Board Nominees Spur Industry Hope 
Industry boosters are sensing new life in their push to re-establish the U.S. Export-Import Bank, after the White House on Sept. 15 announced nominations for three more board members.
ExIm Board Nominees Spur Hope With Bank Proponents 
Industry boosters are sensing new life in their push to re-establish the U.S. Export-Import Bank after the White House on Sept. 15 announced nominations for three more members of its board of directors.
Northrop To Buy Orbital For More Than $9B 
Northrop Grumman will buy Orbital ATK for $9.2 billion, the companies announced early Sept. 18.
L3 Beefs Up Pilot Training With Doss Buy 
Based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, near the Air Force Academy, Doss offers curriculum coursework and flight training for both fixed-wing and unmanned aircraft pilots and weapons officers.
Opinion: A&D Companies Try Different Angles to Attract Talent 
The race to secure new STEM talent is now one of the top workforce concerns of industry, and it should be for investors and shareholders, too.
Honeywell Could Cut Target Markets, But Not Aerospace 
Honeywell International could downsize the end markets it serves from roughly eight to five when it unveils the results of its portfolio review in October, according to Chief Financial Officer Tom Szlosek.
Honeywell Could Cut Target Markets, But Not Aerospace 
Honeywell International could downsize the end-markets it serves from roughly eight to five as it unveils the results of its portfolio review in October.
Big Data Aerospace Provider Passur Takes Hit 
The third quarter of 2017 was not kind to Passur Aerospace, with the business intelligence, predictive analytics and big data company recently announcing a 13% drop in year-over revenue.
L3 Buys Another Underwater Specialist 
L3 Technologies has bought Adaptive Methods, a systems engineering company specializing in undersea and antisubmarine warfare services for the U.S. military.
Ducommun Buys Lightning Protection Provider 
Ducommun has completed the acquisition of the corporate parent of Lightning Diversion Systems, a provider of lightning protection systems across the aerospace and defense industry.
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