For Immediate Release
September 22, 2010
Mitchell Institute to Release “Radar Game and Value of Stealth”
Rebecca Grant to Present Mitchell Paper on September 30, 2010
Arlington, VA – Dr. Rebecca Grant, Director of the Mitchell Institute for Airpower Studies, today announced the forthcoming publication of a Mitchell Paper, “Radar Game and Value of Stealth.” It will be released at 9:30 a.m., September 30, 2010, at the Air Force Association’s national headquarters in Arlington, Va. 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.
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