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Larry Stutzriem

Director of Research, Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies

Larry Stutzriem is the Director of Research for the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies. A recognized expert in national security, aerospace power, and combat aircraft operations. He attained the rank of major general in the U.S. Air Force while serving over 30 years as a fighter pilot, commander and strategist. He’s flown F-4, F-16, and A-10 aircraft.

The US Air Force Needs F-35s, Not the F-15EX

Only about 20 percent of USAF fighters are fifth-generation aircraft. Winning tomorrow’s wars depends on growing that share faster, not slower.