Headshot portrait of Captain (selected) Joshua P. Taylor, U.S. Navy

Captain Joshua P. Taylor, U.S. Navy, is a foreign area officer (Indo-Pacific) and former EA-6B Prowler electronic countermeasures officer. He currently is a military fellow at the Center for Strategic and International studies and spent four years as Deputy Chief, Office of Defense Cooperation Malaysia. He is a 1997 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and holds an M.A. in Organizational Management from the George Washington University.

Articles by Joshua P. Taylor

Though small, the ten-seat Wigetworks Airfish 8 wing-in-ground-effect aircraft demonstrates the commercial viability of the technology. The craft’s “reverse-delta” wingform creates a body of “stagnation air” underneath that helps it fly efficiently when close to the surface.

Modern Sea Monsters

By Captain Walker D. Mills, U.S. Marine Corps, Lieutenant Commander Dylan “Joose” Phillips-Levine, U.S. Navy, and Captain Joshua Taylor, U.S. Navy
September 2020
Wing-in-ground-effect aircraft are ideal for the Navy and Marine Corps’ vision of how they would fight a Pacific war.
Service members from the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, His Majesty's Armed Forces (Tonga) and U.S. Marines disembark an Australian army Landing Craft Mechanized (LCM-8) during a multinational amphibious assault raid during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise, July 28, 2018.

FAOs Lead the Way

By Captain Joshua P. Taylor, U.S. Navy
April 2019
Foreign area officers play a crucial role in preparing and planning exercises and operations with partners and allies.