AIA says aerospace and defense industry accounted for 1.8% ($382b) of US GDP in 2020 and supported >2.09m US jobs (1.4% of total US employment), down 4% vs 2019; industry generated positive trade balance of 40b vs high of $90.3b in 2016.

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