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Schriever Spacepower Forum: Dr. Christopher Scolese

The Mitchell Institute invites you to watch our virtual Schriever Spacepower Forum event with Dr. Christopher Scolese, 19th Director, National Reconnaissance Office. Dr. Scolese joins us to discuss NRO, United States Space Force and U.S. Space Command collaboration, current threats, and space acquisitions.

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Ukraine: Success Demands A New Approach

The Mitchell Institute invites you to watch our virtual Aerospace Nation on with Evelyn N. Farkas, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia; Bryan Clark, Senior Fellow and Director of Center for Defense Concepts and Technology, Hudson Institute; Seth Jones, Senior Vice President, Harold Brown Chair, and Director of International Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS); and Heather Penney, Senior Fellow for Airpower Studies, Mitchell Institute. The early

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Aerospace Nation: Launch of New Center for UAV and Autonomy Studies (MI-UAS)

The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies is pleased to announce the launch of our new Center for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Autonomy Studies (MI-UAS), a research center dedicated to elevating and informing the national debate on UAVs, autonomy and the future of conflict. Meet Dr. Caitlin Lee, Senior Fellow for UAV and Autonomy Studies and head of MI-UAS, she discusses the future of this crucial area with Dr. Tim Grayson, Special Assistant to the Secretary

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Building Alliances and Competing with China: The Imperative for UAV Export Reforms

The Mitchell Institute invites you to watch our rollout for our newest policy paper: Building Alliances and Competing with China: The Imperative for UAV Export Reforms by Heather Penney, Senior Resident Fellow, The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies. Paul Scharre, Vice President and Director of Studies, Center for a New American Security joins the discussion. The era of remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) proliferation is here, yet the United States’ policy largely blocks exporting these capabilities

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Aerospace Nation: Understanding AFRL’s WARTECH

Watch the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies’ virtual Aerospace Nation event with Christopher J. Ristich, Director, Air Force Strategic Development Planning and Experimentation office, and the Transformational Capabilities Office, Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). The discussion explores AFRL’s new WARTECH initiative. WARTECH is a process that both facilitates and leverages collaboration between technologists and warfighters. It formulates and selects big-leap technology solutions that gain warfighting capabilities needed for the Air Force’s future force design. This

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Nuclear Deterrence and Missile Defense Forum: David Trachtenberg

The Mitchell Institute invites you to watch our virtual Nuclear Deterrence and Missile Defense Forum event with David Trachtenberg, Vice President of the National Institute for Public Policy and Former Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. We discuss Russia’s nuclear saber-rattling, how to address growing Chinese nuclear stockpiles, and the future of nuclear deterrence.

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