Gene Germanovich

Senior Defense Analyst
Washington Office


BS in international affairs, Georgia Tech; MA in security studies, Georgetown University


Gene Germanovich is a Senior Defense Analyst at the RAND Corporation. Prior to joining RAND, he spent eleven years at a national security consulting firm where he conducted policy analysis and strategic planning for the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Marine Corps, and other U.S. government clients. Mr. Germanovich has experience working on security cooperation, defense budgeting, operational planning, amphibious capability development, maritime security, and wargaming. A fluent Russian speaker, Mr. Germanovich earned a BS in International Affairs (Georgia Tech) and MA in Security Studies (Georgetown University).


  • NATO Response Force and Allied Marines from the U.K., U.S., Sweden, and Finland simulate amphibious assaults on a Swedish beachhead during BALTOPS 2015

    The Hidden Potential of NATO's Gator Navies

    Improving U.S.-European amphibious interoperability would bolster the alliance's defense posture in a non-provocative manner that complements recent moves in land forces. The 2017 Summit in Brussels presents an opportunity to refine allied ground posture while adding this maritime dimension.

    Mar 17, 2017 Defense One