Arlington, VA | September 15, 2021 — The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies is pleased to announce a new entry in its Forum Paper series, From EMD to Milestone C and Beyond: Common Issues that Affect Developmental Programs Transitioning into Production by Lt Gen Mark D. Shackelford, USAF (Ret.). DOD and Air Force leaders are unanimous that the United States must be able to deliver critical capabilities rapidly and at affordable costs to maintain deterrence
Arlington, VA | September 15, 2021 — The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies is pleased to announce a new entry in its Policy Paper series, Understanding American Voters’ Sentiment on National Security & Maintaining a Modern Strategic Nuclear Deterrence Posture. Since the late Cold War-era, 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
The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies invites you to join a live virtual Aerospace Nation on Thursday, September 16th at 1:30 PM ET to discuss our latest research: Understanding American Voters’ Perceptions Regarding 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
Date, time, and venue for this event are TBD. Please check back often for updates.
Space News | August 9, 2021 | Chris Stone | Success in future military conflicts will depend on which side can collect, process and share information to make better decisions faster than their adversary. This is the fundamental imperative behind efforts such as DoD’s Joint All-Domain Command and Control strategy and the Air Force’s Advanced Battle Management System. A major step in turning these concepts into reality took place in late June when the Space
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
No matter the mission, from air superiority and long range strike 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.
National security space activities are essential facets of any military operation, while also creating conditions essential for the civilian economy.
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.
Meeting nationals security requirements today and tomorrow requires insightful, creative approaches that prioritize America’s strengths, while not projecting undue vulnerability.
Resource investment must prioritize investments that will yield best value for the Air Force, Space Force, and national security establishment as a whole.
Strategic deterrence is the bedrock of the national security enterprise thanks to the virtues and value of the triad.