Major General Armament Corps Bertrand Le Meur

Major General Armament Corps Bertrand Le Meur

Job Title
Head of the Directorate for Defence Strategy, Counter-Proliferation and Strategic Foresight
Organization
French Ministry for the Armed Forces
Bertrand Le Meur was appointed as Head of the Directorate for Defence Strategy, Counter-Proliferation and Strategic Foresight at the Ministry for the Armed Forces by decree of 1 July 2021. He was simultaneously raised to the rank of “ingenieur general hors classe de l’armement” (4 star). As such, he is in charge of strategic analysis, global defence doctrine, analysis of global trends affecting the environment. He also proposes the associated political and capability orientations. He is responsible for steering strategic foresight studies. In addition, his responsibilities cover the conduct of work to combat proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and the associated control tools. Finally, he contributes to the conduct of the policy of control of exports of defence materials and similar items. As part of his various functions, he is called upon to consult the various authorities of the Ministry as well as France's major partners in the military field.