Michael Tint is the Sr. Manager of Defense Research & Analytics for Aviation Week Network. He leads the Defense Team of Aviation Week’s Intelligence and Data Services division, which tracks the world’s fleet of military aircraft and related data, analyzes the state of that fleet, and predicts how it will change in the coming years. He also edits the market summary paper for the military forecast and conducts Aviation Week’s annual analysis of the Defense Department’s budget request. He has a degree in political science from Haverford College focusing on organization theory and bureaucratic politics in America’s defense and foreign policy institutions.