Aerospace & Defense ETF Overview

With 7 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Aerospace & Defense ETFs have total assets under management of $8.98B. The average expense ratio is 0.50%. Aerospace & Defense ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Aerospace & Defense ETF is the iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF ITA with $5.59B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Aerospace & Defense ETF was ITA at 2.81%. The most recent ETF launched in the Aerospace & Defense space was the Gabelli Commercial Aerospace and Defense ETF GCAD on 01/03/23.

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Gabelli Launches Aerospace and Defense ETF

The fund looks to capitalize on the sector’s solid performance.

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The DIY FAANG 2.0 Portfolio

As old FAANGs fall, investors may create their own industry and defense funds.

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First Trust Adds Defense ETF Amid Global Unrest

MISL to track index that’s gained 13% this quarter.

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Defense ETFs May Advance on World Tensions

ITA poised for further gains should global anxieties spark weapons sales.

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Space ETF Seeks to Boldly Go Where Industry Has Never Been

ProcureAM CEO Andrew Chanin sees UFO as a ticket to rising space economy.


Space Industry Offers ETF Investment Opportunity

The CEO of Procure Asset Management discusses the different aspects of space-related equities.

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UFO Lifts Off on Apple Day

Volume of the space-based fund surged following Apple’s pro-satellite announcement.

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Russia-Ukraine Conflict Highlights These ETFs

Russia’s invasion has put the spotlight on renewable energy, aerospace & defense and cybersecurity ETFs.

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ETF Odds & Ends: A Raft Of Closures

Plus, a new round of Invesco BulletShares ETFs debut.