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The Need for Collaborative Combat Aircraft for Disruptive Air Warfare

Arlington, VA | February 6, 2024 — The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies is pleased to announce a new entry in its Research Studies series, The Need for CollaborativeCombat Aircraft for Disruptive Air Warfare by Col Mark Gunzinger, USAF (Ret.), Director of Future Concepts and Capability Assessments, with Maj Gen Lawrence A. Stutzriem, USAF (Ret.), Director of Research, and Bill Sweetman. Projecting decisive military power to distant theaters has long relied on the Air Force’s ability to

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The Quantum Advantage: Why it Matters and Essential Next Steps

Arlington, VA | January 30, 2024 — The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies is proud to announce three new Policy Papers in a series on quantum capabilities for national security applications by Heather R. Penney, Senior Resident Fellow. Quantum information science and technology (QIST) is a major focus of defense innovation, yet few in the defense community really understand what is needed to mature these technologies into valuable warfighter capabilities. U.S. policymakers often jump to

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Press Release – Mitchell Institute’s Col Mark Gunzinger, (USAF Ret.), testifies before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Cyber, Innovative Technologies, and Information Systems

Arlington, VA | December 6, 2023 On Wednesday December 6, the Mitchell Institute’s Col Mark Gunzinger, (USAF Ret.), testified before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Cyber, Innovative Technologies, and Information Systems. As the Institute’s Director of Future Concepts and Capability Assessments, Col Gunzinger offered Congress historical perspectives that should inform defense innovation and investments in game-changing technologies that are needed to regain the technological advantage over the pacing threat. In his testimony, Col Gunzinger

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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 Studies is pleased to announce a new entry in its Policy Paper series, Winds of Change: Environmental Monitoring for an Era of Peer Competition by Lt Col (Ret.) Tim Ryan, Senior Resident Fellow for Space Studies at the Mitchell Institute’s Spacepower Advantage Center of Excellence (MI-SPACE). Weather has always played an important role in military operations and will prove even more vital in

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