Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Mitchell Institute to Release “Radar Game and Value of Stealth”

AFA has a great event tomorrow morning taking place here at the headquarters here in Rosslyn.

Dr. Rebecca Grant, Director of the Mitchell Institute for Airpower Studies, recently announced the forthcoming publication of a Mitchell Paper, “Radar Game and Value of Stealth.” It will be released at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, September 30, 2010. Dr. Grant, the author of the study, will present the report with Colonel Michael Fantini, Division Chief of the Combat Force Application at the USAF headquarters.

Rebecca Grant is regarded as one of the nation’s foremost air, space and cyber power analysts, with 20 years of experience in Washington, D.C. In the early 1990s, she worked in the operations group of the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, for the Secretary of the Air Force and for RAND Corp. In 1995, she founded IRIS Independent Research and served as its president. Since 1996 she has written extensively for AIR FORCE Magazine.

Among her Mitchell Institute titles are: The War of 9/11 (2005); Return of the Bomber (2007); Losing Air Dominance (2008); The Tanker Imperative (2009); and The Vanishing Airpower Arsenal (2010).

Dr. Grant received a B.A. from Wellesley College in 1985 and a PhD in international relations from the London School of Economics in 1989.

For media registration, please contact Merri Shaffer at (703) 247-5847 or e-mail Let us know if you will need parking.

ADDRESS: 1501 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22209, next to the Key Bridge Marriott.

[The Mitchell Institute for Airpower Studies is an independent, non-profit research, studies, and analysis organization founded by the Air Force Association. It takes its name from America’s most famous and arguably greatest airman, Brig. Gen. William Mitchell. The Institute seeks to carry on, in the modern day, General Mitchell’s tireless and dedicated effort to expand airpower thinking and increase public awareness of the need for this unique military instrument.]

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