ARLINGTON, VA (June 3, 2020) — The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies is pleased to announce a new entry in its Policy Paper series, “Modernizing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Export Policy for Effective Coalition Forces” by Heather R. Penney,  Senior Resident Fellow a...

In the years following the Cold War, and again following the 2007 troop surge to Iraq, the size of the Air Force and its corresponding modernization accounts were dramatically cut. After decades of hard use and too little investment, the service now faces mission deman...

The U.S. Air Force’s fighter aviation force is too old and too small to meet the national security challenges facing the country. The last major build-up in this mission area began in the wake of the Vietnam War and wound down at the end of the Reagan Administration. T...