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Steven J. Zaloga

Steven J. Zaloga

Senior Analyst
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Steve assumed responsibilities for the World Missiles & UAVs Briefing during the summer of 1993. He also developed and maintains the International Defense Briefing as well as the UAV portion of our annual World UAV Systems Market Profile and Forecast.

He is an author and analyst known worldwide for his articles and publications on military technology. He has written several dozen books on military technology and military history, including the recent The Kremlin's Nuclear Sword: The Rise and Fall of the Russian Strategic Nuclear Missile Force for the Smithsonian Press. In the missile field, he also has written Soviet Air Defense Missiles, published by Jane's in 1989 and two recent books in the Osprey New Vanguard series on the Scud ballistic missile and SA-2 Guideline SAM. Several of his books have been translated into Japanese, German, Polish, Czech, Romanian and Russian for foreign publication. He has been a contributor to Jane's Intelligence Review, and Jane's Defense Weekly, wrote a monthly column for Armed Forces Journal International and writes regularly for Unmanned Systems magazine. He is on the executive board of the Journal of Slavic Military Studies.

Steve was a defense analyst from 1978 to 1986 with DMS, Inc., preparing studies in a variety of areas including electro-optics, armored vehicles, and missiles. He served as managing editor for special studies at DMS for two years, overseeing studies covering long-term trends in the defense and aerospace market. From 1987 through 1992, he was the main producer and writer for Video Ordnance, Inc., preparing their TV documentary series Firepower, which airs on the Discovery Channel and appears in more than 30 countries. Also, he has presented courses on Armor/Anti-Armor Technology for government and industry groups in the US and Europe for Technology Training Corp., and has widely lectured on military subjects at universities in the US.

Steve received his BA in history cum laude from Union College, Schenectady, NY, and an MA in history from Columbia University. He performed graduate research at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland.

Teal Group offers online access to all our products through the web. Contact our Sales Staff to obtain a user ID and password for online access. Instructions for accessing the Online Demo are found below. You will only have access to the Online Demo product. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to read the reports on the online access site.


  1. Log on using Demo User ID 2306 and Demo Password teal.
  2. A list of Teal Group Products will appear on the next screen.
  3. You will have access to the online demo and you will be able to see what is available in other services. Accessible reports will appear as clickable text in red under the Title of the Briefing. You will not be able to access reports in unsubscribed services. These report titles will appear as normal text in black.
  4. Click on "Online Demo". The various briefing titles will appear. Click on a section and the sample reports in that section will appear. At this point you can click on the sample report to access the file.


To inquire about online access and site licenses please contact Mr. Tim Storey.