Senior Weapons Systems Analyst
Education: BA History, Southern Connecticut State University.
Dean is responsible for Military Vehicles Forecast
and Ordnance & Munitions Forecast
. As a contributor to Aviation Week & Space Technology's
2005 and 2006 Aerospace Source Book
, he provided input for the publication's Unpowered, Precision-Guided Weapons Specifications table. Prior to joining Forecast International, Dean served as an intelligence analyst in the U.S. Army for 10 years. As an Order of Battle and weapons specialist, he served in a variety of assignments, ranging from running the intelligence section of an Apache attack helicopter squadron in combat to representing a theater-level intelligence organization in a national-level interagency intelligence working group. His intelligence assignments have included duty in Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, Germany, Turkey and Iraq, as well as Fort Hood, Texas, and Norfolk, Virginia.