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Episode 170 — Cislunar Space: The Latest Zone of Competition in the Space Race

In Episode 170 of the Aerospace Advantage: Cislunar Space: The Latest Zone...

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Space: The Digital Frontier

The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies is pleased to announce the publication...

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Episode 169 — Special Edition: Russian Nukes in Space? Understanding the Threat and Implications

In Episode 169 of the Aerospace Advantage: Special Edition, Russian Nukes in Space?...

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Episode 168 — F-16 at 50: The Viper Goes to War

In Episode 168 of the Aerospace Advantage, F-16 at 50: The Viper Goes...

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US Air Force needs more resources for reorganization to succeed

Defense News | February 13, 2024

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Episode 167 — F-16 at 50: The Origins of the Viper

In Episode 167 of the Aerospace Advantage, F-16 at 50: The Origins of...

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Publications

Space: The Digital Frontier

The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies is pleased to announce the publication...

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The Need for Collaborative Combat Aircraft for Disruptive Air Warfare

Arlington, VA | February 6, 2024 — The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace...

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The Quantum Advantage: Why it Matters and Essential Next Steps

Arlington, VA | January 30, 2024 — The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace...

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Human Machine Teaming: The Intelligence Cycle Reimagined

Arlington, VA | January 22, 2024 — The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace...

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Securing Cislunar Space and the First Island Off the Coast of Earth

Reaching the Moon was once a powerful statement of America’s prowess and...

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Winds of Change: Environmental Monitoring for an Era of Peer Competition

Arlington, VA | November 20, 2023 — The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace...

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Issues

Airpower

No matter the mission, from air superiority and long-range strikes to air mobility and command and control, a broad range of missions executed in the air provide vital options at the strategic, operational, and tactical realms.

Spacepower

National security space activities are essential facets of any military operation while also creating conditions essential for the civilian economy.

Acquisition

Empowering actors at all levels with a smart set of options at the right time and place demands procuring the most effective, efficient, and resilient set of tools.

Strategy

Meeting national security requirements today and tomorrow requires insightful, creative approaches that prioritize America's strengths while not projecting undue vulnerability.

Budgeting

Resource investment must prioritize investments that will yield best value for the Air Force, Space Force, and national security establishment as a whole.

Nuclear

Strategic deterrence is the bedrock of the national security enterprise thanks to the virtues and value of the triad.

Podcast Series

The Rendezvous

The Rendezvous is our monthly congressional series where we bring you the latest updates from the Hill, featuring experts Todd "Sledge" Harmer and "Anthony "Lazer" Lazarski.

China Series

Our extensive coverage and analysis of China policy by our experts, featuring J. Michael Dahm and Daniel C. Rice.

Paper Series

Discussion on the latest policy and research papers released by the Mitchell Institute.

History

Our episodes that cover the history of the Air Force, Space Force, the significance of certain aircraft, and takeaways from prior conflicts.

Space Series

Resource investment must prioritize investments that will yield best value for the Air Force, Space Force, and national security establishment as a whole.

Artificial Intelligence Series

Strategic deterrence is the bedrock of the national security enterprise thanks to the virtues and value of the triad.