Lieutenant Colonel (ret.)



Vice President Security & Defence Germany, EADS Astrium

Lieutenant Colonel (ret.) Wolfgang Duerr is the Vice President Security & Defence Germany at EADS Astrium and a graduate electrical engineer. He retired from the GAF in 2008 and is still an Officer of the Reserve Corps. In his military career, he had several operational and staff assignments in the Fighter Control/Air Battle Management and C4ISR branch, served as the ADC of the Commanding General GAF Command South/Cdr CAOC 4, took over command of the Tactical Air Control Squadron 111, and served as the responsible General Staff Officer for Space Operations and Information/Knowledge Management at the GAF Development Centre/AirPower Center. He is a distinguished graduate of the Air University/ACSC, awarded with the ‘Brigadier General Robbie Risner International Officers Leadership Award’ and received a Master Degree of Military Operational Art and Science. He is a graduate of the German Federal Academy for Security Policy, Seminar for Security Policy (SP12).

Information provided is current as of November 2013

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