Arlington, VA | January 17, 2023 | The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies Looking back at 2022, Mitchell Institute stands proud of the work the team accomplished in 2022. The numbers speak for themselves: 13 research studies and policy papers; 39 Aerospace Nation video panels with the top aerospace leadership; and 49 podcasts delving into key air and space issues. We did this at a time when national security threats continue to grow. This means the
The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies invites you to watch and listen to our Aerospace Nation event with Lt Gen James Dawkins, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration and Maj Gen Michael Lutton, Commander, Twentieth Air Force, Air Force Global Strike Command. The generals discuss the importance of the Air Force’s nuclear enterprise to the nation’s security, how the global nuclear landscape has changed, and how the Air Force is progressing
Bloomberg | October 28, 2022 | Lt Gen David A. Deptula, USAF (Ret.)
In Episode 91 of the Aerospace Advantage podcast, Quantum Technology and Defense: Understanding the Imperative, John Baum and Mitchell Institute’s Heather Penney are joined by Dr. Max Perez, an engineer at Cold Quanta, and Dr. Andrei Shkel, a professor of engineering at UCI, to demystify this important capability and understand how it applies to future defense applications. We hear it all the time in conversations regarding future defense technologies: quantum is going to be critically
The Mitchell Institute invites you to join our virtual Nuclear Deterrence and Missile Defense Forum event with RADM Scott W. Pappano, Program Executive Officer, Strategic Submarines. The admiral joins us to discuss the Columbia Class ballistic missile submarine and D-5/2 ballistic missile modernization programs.
In Episode 83 of the Aerospace Advantage podcast, Defeating Adversary Strikes: Next Gen Missile Warning and Tracking, John Baum chats with Mitchell Institute’s Chris Stone; Lt Col Brandon “Coach” Davenport, former commander of the 2nd Space Warning squadron; and Dr. Davin Swanson, Chief Engineer with Raytheon Intelligence and Space about the threat posed by modern adversary missiles and key steps we need to pursue to defeat them. For decades, adversary nations have observed the advantages U.S.
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.