The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies invites you to watch or listen to our Schriever Spacepower Series with Dr. Lisa Costa, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer (CTIO). Dr. Costa discussed how the United States Space Force is leveraging digital technologies such as Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis (MS&A) and Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI/ML) to increase the effects generated by a lean Guardian workforce. This event was moderated by Gen Kevin P. Chilton, USAF (Ret.),
In Episode 151 of the Aerospace Advantage, The Backbone of Aerospace Production: Understanding the Supplier Base, John “Slick” Baum discusses what it’ll take to ensure America’s aerospace industrial base can meet demand with industry expert Richard Aboulafia, Managing Director at AeroDynamic Advisory, and Karl Hutter, President & CEO of Click Bond, a leading supplier. The U.S. and its allies are in the middle of rebuilding their air forces to meet the challenges of an evolving threat environment.
On October 12, the Mitchell Institute was honored to host a delegation from the Italian Air Force, led by Chief of Staff Gen Luca Goretti. He participated in an Aerospace Nation event with Lt Gen Dave Deptula, USAF (Ret.), Dean of the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies, as well as discussions with Mitchell Institute fellows and other experts.
In Episode 150 of the Aerospace Advantage, The USSF’s Theory of Competitive Endurance: Expanding the Discussion, Tim Ryan sits down with Brian “Flasher” Goodman, a seasoned space operator and Guardian; Tom “Pumper” Nichols, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at True Anomaly; and Mitchell’s Charles Galbreath to explore ideas around Competitive Endurance and how it can be applied in today’s contested space domain. With threats on orbit on the rise, it is crucial to define this strategic concept
The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies invites you to watch or listen to our Schriever Spacepower Series with Maj Gen Christopher Povak, Deputy Director, National Reconnaissance Office. General Povak joined us to discuss the latest details regarding how the NRO develops, acquires, launches, and operates the latest space-based intelligence assets. This event was moderated by Gen Kevin P. Chilton, USAF (Ret.), Explorer Chair of the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies Spacepower Advantage Center of Excellence (MI-SPACE).
Quantum Technology and Defense: Understanding the Imperative | #AFASeptember from Air & Space Forces Association on Vimeo. Read the transcript HERE. Partnering to Win in the Space Fight | #AFASeptember from Air & Space Forces Association on Vimeo. Read the transcript HERE. Collaborative Combat Aircraft Vectors | #AFASeptember from Air & Space Forces Association on Vimeo. Read the transcript HERE. Air & Space Superiority: Today and Tomorrow | #AFASeptember from Air & Space Forces Association
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 national 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.