John Stillion

John Stillion

Senior Fellow

Areas of Expertise

Future Warfare
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Air & Missile Operations
Quantitative Military Operations Analysis

John Stillion is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments.

Dr. Stillion is a former U.S. Air Force officer, instructor navigator, and tactical aviator. He is a Distinguished Graduate of Air Force ROTC, USAF Navigator Training, and RF-4C Tactical Aircrew Training.

He previously worked at the RAND Corporation where he led multi-disciplinary study teams and analyzed a wide range of issues related to airpower and future warfare, including air operations in urban environments and against elusive targets, airbase vulnerability, combat aircrew skill acquisition and retention, tanker and airlift operations, aerial ISR, and fire support to Special Operations Forces. During his time at RAND he received a number of awards for the quality of his research.

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