Solutions built for the aerospace, defense and government sector.

From working capital to payment facilities, turn to U.S. Bank for the financial tools you need to accomplish acquisitions, restructurings, growth financing, recapitalizations and more.

Fixed income capital markets

Meet your core funding needs while ensuring resilience and strategic flexibility. Leverage our experience to manage risks around foreign currency exchange, interest rates and commodities. Raise funds through debt capital or loan capital markets to grow your business, refinance existing debt and boost liquidity.

Corporate trust services

More than 85% of our aerospace industry and defense clients utilize our corporate trust expertise. The corporate trust team is available seven days a week so you can count on us to keep pace with busy deal teams. For more than 100 years we’ve been a leader in corporate finance, business escrow and all related services.


Corporate payments and expense management

We are a top corporate payment provider to the federal government and have more than 20 years of experience launching global payment programs. We have a longstanding relationship with GSA SmartPay®. More than 60% of our aerospace and defense clients leverage our innovative payments capabilities. Solutions include purchasing cards, fleet cards and travel cards, plus comprehensive expense reporting and account management tools.

Digital strategies for merchant services

The world of B2B payments is shifting from paper checks to electronic payments and our merchant card processing services ensure you can go digital. With 120 currencies for acceptance and 17 for settlement and applications tailored to the aerospace and defense industry, we are the go-to for merchant processing.


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Case study: Defense contractor relies on U.S. Bank to help finance an acquisition.

AeroVironment, a global leader in intelligent robotic systems, serves defense and government customers, including NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The company turned to U.S. Bank to help it expand into mid- and large-size drone markets via a $400 million acquisition.

Work with one of the world’s most trusted companies.

We are proud to have built a strong reputation for trustworthiness and ethical practices.

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One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® for ten consecutive years.

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One of the World’s Most Admired Companies for 14 consecutive years.

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One of the top companies for workplace fairness for six consecutive years.

Contact our aerospace and defense industry team.

Our seasoned professionals would be pleased to discuss your financial needs and goals and explain how we can help you succeed. Reach out to us and we will respond promptly.

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Investment products and services are:

Not a Deposit • Not FDIC Insured • May Lose Value • Not Bank Guaranteed • Not Insured by any Federal Government Agency

Deposit products are offered by U.S. Bank National Association. Member FDIC.

Credit products offered by U.S. Bank National Association and are subject to normal credit approval and program guidelines. Some restrictions and fees may apply.

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Notice: Foreign-denominated transactions are subject to foreign currency exchange risk. Customers are not protected against foreign currency exchange rate fluctuations by FDIC insurance, or any other insurance or guaranty program.

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