Episode 80 – Congress, Ukraine, and China: The Rendezvous

In Episode 80 of the Aerospace Advantage podcast, Congress, Ukraine, and China: The Rendezvous, The Mitchell Institute team gathers to discuss air and space topics that you’ve seen in the national security headlines. This week’s episode focuses on the defense bills moving through the House and Senate, with predictions regarding what Air Force priorities will win and lose. We also discuss the latest events that are occurring in Ukraine and risks involved with providing too

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Episode 79 – Allied Space Perspectives: Conversation with Air Vice Marshall Smyth

In Episode 79 of the Aerospace Advantage podcast, Allied Space Perspectives: Conversation with Air Vice Marshall Smyth, host John “Slick” Baum and Gen Kevin Chilton, USAF (ret) chat with Air Vice Marshall Harv Smyth, Director of Space at the Ministry of Defence, to discuss the United Kingdom’s approach to national security issues on orbit. This conversation is especially important given the MOD’s recently released white paper: “Defence Space Strategy: Operationalizing the Space Domain.” Understanding how

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Episode 78 – Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Airpower: Closer than You Think

In episode 78 of the Aerospace Advantage, Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Airpower: Closer than You Think, host John “Slick” Baum speaks with a seasoned remotely piloted aircraft operator—Brigadier General Houston Cantwell, who commands the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance Force—and an engineer who specializes in artificial intelligence and machine learning solutions, Dr. Anastacia “Stacie” MacAllister of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems to explore how AI can revolutionize airpower. Secretary of the Air Force Kendall has

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