Jon Fujiwara

Technical Analyst, IV
Off Site Office

Education

B.S. in chemistry, US Naval Academy

Overview

Jonathan Fujiwara is a technical analyst that leads research focused on integrating information warfare into joint all domain operations.  He particularly enjoys research that aims to improve cyberspace operations and other information warfare capabilities across the Department of Defense. Also, he specializes in developing and adapting command and control concepts to meet the needs of emerging warfare concepts. His time in the Navy conducting airborne electronic attack, cyberspace operations, and information warfare give him a unique background that brings valuable operational experience to RAND research. He has used this experience on a broad range of RAND research projects to include cyber effects estimation, countering future integrated air defense concepts, robust communications for multi-domain command and control, and intelligence support to information warfare. Jonathan is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and has a B.S. in chemistry. He also completed studies at the Naval War College focused on the Operational Level of War and has completed training at the Air Force Advanced Space Operations School.

Publications

  • Spectators watch a Russian Sukhoi Su-57 fighter jet landing after a demonstration flight at the MAKS-2019 air show in Zhukovsky outside Moscow, Russia August 29, 2019, photo by Tatyana Makeyeva/Reuters

    Report

    Defense Acquisition in Russia and China

    This report discusses recent research into the research, development, and acquisition processes of Russia and China—both doctrinally and in practice—and identifies areas in which each country excels and where each country has challenges.

    Jul 14, 2021