Colonel (ret.)



General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Colonel (ret.) Christophe ‘Taraz’ Fontaine is the director of strategic development for Europe at General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. Former colonel, he served 30 years in the French Air Force and deployed 28 times worldwide as an ISR, CSAR, EW, SOF, targeting, RPA and Air C2 expert; was NATO doctrine JISR document custodian, French air staff ISR division chief and the first French MQ-9 Reaper squadron commander.

Information provided is current as of June 2020

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