Defense & Aerospace Air Power Podcast [Feb 09, 23] Ep4: Convo w/ Mitchell’s Heather Penney


On this week’s episode of the Defense & Aerospace Report Air Power podcast, sponsored by GE Aerospace, co-hosts JJ Gertler and Vago Muradian analyze the news of the week and interview an expert on both remotely piloted aircraft like balloons and how to bring them down, airpower analyst and former F-16 pilot Heather Penney of the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Power Studies. She discusses the lessons learned from the recent Chinese balloon incursion over the United States; challenges in bringing down such an aircraft; the intelligence benefits of studying it both in flight and on the ground; the seams in turning target detection to action, the need for more airpower in Ukraine, and more.

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