Timothy A. Walton

Senior Fellow, Center for Defense Concepts and Technology

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Timothy A. Walton is a senior fellow at Hudson Institute, supporting the work of the Center for Defense Concepts and Technology.

Biography

Timothy A. Walton is a senior fellow at Hudson Institute, supporting the work of the Center for Defense Concepts and Technology. He is an expert in force development, air and missile defense, long-range missiles, and logistics and posture. His research and analysis focus on the development of new operational concepts and the assessment of trends in future warfare and Indo-Pacific security dynamics. 

Prior to joining Hudson, Mr. Walton was a research fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA), where he led and contributed to studies and war-games for the US government and its allies on new operational concepts and force planning.

Before his time at CSBA, Mr. Walton was a principal of Alios Consulting Group and an associate of Delex Consulting, Studies, and Analysis, both defense and business strategy firms. During this period, he led and supported studies for the US Navy and Army that developed road maps for future technologies, analyzed Asia-Pacific security dynamics, and assessed US and Chinese concepts. He also facilitated strategic planning, capture shaping, and acquisition due diligence for commercial and defense companies. Walton has authored numerous reports, articles, and book chapters on a wide range of topics, ranging from US force planning to Chinese information warfare. He frequently contributes to print and broadcast media, is a regular participant in regional conferences, and has served as a guest lecturer at the Catholic University of America, Georgetown University, and Purdue University. Walton received his BS in international politics and MA in security studies from Georgetown University. He also received a CIEEIntensive Chinese language and culture certificate in Chinese studies at Nanjing University.

Events
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July 2023
Past Event
The Origins of Victory: How Disruptive Military Innovation Determines the Fates of Great Powers
Featured Speakers:
Timothy A. Walton
Andrew F. Krepinevich Jr.
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27
July 2023
Past Event
The Origins of Victory: How Disruptive Military Innovation Determines the Fates of Great Powers

Please join Hudson Senior Fellows Timothy A. Walton and Andrew Krepinevich for a discussion of Dr. Krepinevich’s latest book, The Origins of Victory: How Disruptive Military Innovation Determines the Fates of Great Powers.

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Featured Speakers:
Timothy A. Walton
Andrew F. Krepinevich Jr.
18
July 2023
Past Event
Achieving Spectrum Superiority with the Congressional Electromagnetic Warfare Working Group
Featured Speakers:
Rep. Don Bacon
Rep. Rick Larsen
Rep. Chrissy Houlahan
Timothy A. Walton
Brian Hinkley
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18
July 2023
Past Event
Achieving Spectrum Superiority with the Congressional Electromagnetic Warfare Working Group

Join Hudson for a discussion on the US military’s efforts to achieve spectrum superiority with Representatives Don Bacon (R-NE), Rick Larsen (D-WA), and Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA), the co-chairs of the Congressional Electromagnetic Warfare Working Group.

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Featured Speakers:
Rep. Don Bacon
Rep. Rick Larsen
Rep. Chrissy Houlahan
Timothy A. Walton
Brian Hinkley
14
July 2023
Past Event
The Next Century of Aerial Refueling
Featured Speakers:
Jeremiah Gertler
Jon Ludwigson
Lt. Gen. Thomas Sharpy
Timothy A. Walton
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14
July 2023
Past Event
The Next Century of Aerial Refueling
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Featured Speakers:
Jeremiah Gertler
Jon Ludwigson
Lt. Gen. Thomas Sharpy
Timothy A. Walton
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May 2023
Past Event
Rebuilding American Naval Dominance
Featured Speakers:
Dr. Jerry Hendrix
Timothy A. Walton
Moderator:
Jeremy Hunt
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01
May 2023
Past Event
Rebuilding American Naval Dominance
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Featured Speakers:
Dr. Jerry Hendrix
Timothy A. Walton
Moderator:
Jeremy Hunt
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A missile is fired during a joint training between the United States and South Korea on June 6, 2022, in East Coast, South Korea. (Photo by South Korean Defense Ministry/Dong-A Daily via Getty Images)
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Morning sun illuminates the USS Iwo Jima (LHD-7) as she sails into Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (JSABBOTT via Getty Images)
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Morning sun illuminates the USS Iwo Jima (LHD-7) as she sails into Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (JSABBOTT via Getty)
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Online Director of the Center for International Maritime Security
President, Yorktown Institute
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A military helicopter flies over the waters of Agana Bay in Hagatna, Guam, on Aug. 10, 2015. (Tiffany Tompkins-Condie/McClatchy DC/Tribune News Service via Getty Images)
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A military helicopter flies over the waters of Agana Bay in Hagatna, Guam, on Aug. 10, 2015. (Tiffany Tompkins-Condie/McClatchy DC/Tribune News Service via Getty Images)
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