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Aerospace Nation: Exploring the Electromagnetic Spectrum Superiority Strategy’s Implementation Plan (EMSSS I-Plan)

The 2020 Electromagnetic Spectrum Superiority Strategy’s Implementation Plan (EMSSS I-Plan) was signed into action on July 15 by Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin. The classified I-Plan is said to provide DOD the path and authority necessary to achieve the strategy’s vision of “freedom of action in the electromagnetic spectrum, at the time, place, and parameters of our choosing.” Join the Mitchell Institute on Aerospace Nation with the I-Plan’s architects to learn more about what it

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Aerospace Nation: Understanding American Voters’ Sentiment on Strategic Nuclear Deterrence

The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies invites you to watch an Aerospace Nation discussing our latest research: Understanding American Voters’ Sentiment on Strategic Nuclear Deterrence. For as long as any of us can remember, the debate surrounding strategic nuclear deterrence has been incredibly predictable. The arms control community, on the one hand, and advocates for the nuclear triad, on the other, continue to wield their tried-and-true talking points. You could read a newspaper article from

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Spacepower Forum: Senator Mike Rounds | Postponed

NOTICE: Due to unforeseen challenges with Senator Rounds’ near-term schedule, this event will be postponed to a future date. The Mitchell Institute and Senator Rounds thank you for your understanding, and we look forward to hosting you on the forum soon to discuss the ongoing NDAA process and its implications for the U.S. Space Force. The Mitchell Institute hosts a virtual Spacepower Forum event with Senator Mike Rounds, U.S. Senator for South Dakota and Member of the Senate

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Speed is Life: Accelerating the Air Force’s Ability to Adapt and Win | July 20, 2021 |

Success in tomorrow’s conflicts will largely depend on how warfighters are able to harness and adapt software, data, and algorithms at the unit level. The future must be one in which airmen are empowered to evolve software in a highly dynamic, responsive fashion to meet near-term mission demands. The Mitchell Institute hosts a virtual event with Dr. Tim Grayson, Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Strategic Technology Office. This event examines Heather Penney’s

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Aerospace Nation: Lt Gen David Nahom on Force Modernization | July 14

The Mitchell Institute hosts Lt Gen David Nahom, the Air Force’s Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans and Programs on Aerospace Nation. Gen Nahom discusses the current budget debates on Capitol Hill and their impact on force readiness and Air Force and Space Force modernization programs. Lt Gen (Ret.) David Deptula, Dean of the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies, moderates the discussion and facilitates audience Q&A.

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