Provides analysis on emerging technologies that are expected to reshape situational awareness across the spectrum of conflict, and examines the implications of these technologies for nuclear strategic stability.
January 17, 2018
| Kaitlyn Johnson In Aerospace SecuritySpace travel could be the next revolution in human transportation. Are commercial companies, like SpaceX, developing viable options? Furthermore, what other applications may this technology have?
The idea of space-based missile interceptors is not new nor prohibited, but it is a bad idea. This piece looks beyond the policy arguments and explores the inefficiencies and vulnerabilities of space-based missiles.
December 5, 2017 In Aerospace SecurityStealth capabilities have significantly impacted the way in which the U.S. Military operates. This Aerospace 101 feature explores the fundamentals of stealth as a strategic capability for any military.
December 5, 2017 In Aerospace SecurityWhat’s the difference between a Wing, Gorup, and Squadron? Learn more about the organization of the U.S. Air Force from one of CSIS’ Military Fellows, Jesse Friedel.
December 5, 2017 In Aerospace SecurityA brief overview of the Fighter/Attack aircraft currently in the inventory of the U.S. Air Force, including airframe specs, fiscal data, and mission characteristics.
December 4, 2017
| Kaitlyn Johnson In Aerospace SecurityThis Aerospace 101 piece gives a brief overview of operational, or soon-to-be operational, launch vehicles developed by American companies, sometimes with government aid.