Podcasts

Episode 60 – Gaining the Edge in Space Maneuver Warfare

Episode Summary: In episode 60 if the Aerospace Advantage Podcast, Gaining the Edge in Space Maneuver Warfare, host John “Slick” Baum is joined by Mitchell Institute Senior Fellow Chris Stone, Dr. Ron Faibish of General Atomics EMS, Maj Nathan Greiner of DARPA, and Space Force Weapons Officer Lt Col Brandon Davenport to discuss what it will mean to successfully engage in space given current and future threats. A key technology required to facilitate this future

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Episode 59 – China in 2022: Top 5 Security Factors

Episode Summary: In episode 59 of the Aerospace Advantage, China in 2022: Top 5 Security Factors, host John “Slick” Baum speaks with Mitchell Institute Research Analyst and China expert Daniel Rice to better understand how important trends, key events, and leadership decisions will impact the way in which the Asian superpower approaches regional diplomacy and hard power. Learn more about why things like the 20th Party Congress, the RCEP, Chinese activities in Afghanistan, and international perceptions

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Episode 58 – Conversation with General Kevin Chilton: Fighter Pilot, Astronaut, and Commander

Episode Summary: In episode 58 of the Aerospace Advantage podcast, Conversation with General Kevin Chilton: Fighter Pilot, Astronaut, and Commander host John Baum engages with one of the most interesting, compelling aerospace leaders of our time. General Chilton’s career covers an immense range of experiences, any one of which would mark a highly successful tenure. He attended the Air Force Academy, flew RF-4s and F-15s, and then moved to the test pilot community. He later

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Episode 57 – Into the Wild Blue Yonder: Mitchell Institute Flightline (and Space Launch) Stories Part II

In episode 57 of the Aerospace Advantage podcast, Into the Wild Blue Yonder: Mitchell Institute Flightline (and Space Launch) Stories Part II, our team members recount some of their most memorable experiences in the air and space. You normally hear us talking about policy and budget issues, but over the holiday season we decided it was time to kick back and reflect upon the high adventures of past years. So join us to hear from

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Episode 56 – Into the Wild Blue Yonder: Mitchell Institute Flightline Stories Part 1

Episode Summary: In episode 56 of the Aerospace Advantage podcast, Into the Wild Blue Yonder: Mitchell Institute Flightline Stories Part I, our team members recount some of their most memorable experiences flying and fighting. You normally hear us talking about policy and budget issues, but over the holiday season, we decided it was time to kick back and reflect upon the high adventures of past years. So join us to hear about what it’s like to

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Episode 55 – Russia‘s Military Strategy in Europe

Episode Summary:In Episode 55 of the Aerospace Advantage Podcast, Russia’s Military Strategy in Europe, host John “Slick” Baum is joined by Justin Bronk and Samuel Cranny-Evans of the Royal United Services Institute and the Mitchell Institute’s own Heather Penney to dive into Russian strategy. We’ve spent a lot of time on the Aerospace Advantage talking about China, but Russia poses an equally concerning threat to the US and our EUCOM allies–and the two threats have distinct

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