The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies is pleased to announce the release of its latest research study, Securing the Pacific Skies: The Imperative for Expanding Japan’s Fifth-Generation Capacity, by Mitchell’s Dean Lt Gen David A. Deptula, USAF (Ret.), Executive...

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...

Allied F-35s operating around the world stand as the most recognized symbols of the United States’ effort to strengthen modern coalition airpower. In a world where modern, capable threats are proliferating, these fifth generation fighters are a key tool for U.S. and al...