Myron Hura

Senior Engineer
Santa Monica Office

Education

Ph.D. in environmental science and engineering, University of California, Los Angeles; M.S. in engineering, University of California, Los Angeles; B.S., U.S. Naval Academy

Overview

Myron Hura is a senior engineer with more than 30 years of experience in national security policy analysis. He has led or co-led projects and studies in four research divisions within RAND: Project Air Force, Arroyo Center, National Defense Research Institute (NDRI), and the National Security Research Division (NSRD).

Hura's research efforts have included the development and acquisition of space systems, cyber and electronic warfare capabilities and operating concepts, employment of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities, and command and control and battle management of military forces in joint and coalition operations. His most recent research focused on space resilience, and cyberspace defensive and offensive operations and associated intelligence requirements.

Recent Projects

  • Protecting Freedom of Operations in Cyberspace
  • Developing an Analytical Base Vision for Air Force Capabilities Delivered by Remotely Piloted Aircraft
  • Leveraging National Intelligence Capabilities

Selected Publications

Lance Menthe, Myron Hura, Carl Rhodes, The Effectiveness of Remotely Piloted Aircraft in a Permissive Hunter-Killer Scenario, RAND (RR-278-AF), 2014

RIchard Mesic, Myron Hura, Martin C. Libicki, Anthony M. Packard, Lynn M. Scott, Air Force Cyber Command (Provisional) Decision Support, RAND (MG-935/1-AF), 2010

Tim Bonds, Myron Hura, Thomas Durell-Young, Enhancing Army Joint Force Headquarters Capabilities, RAND (MG-675-AR), 2010

Publications