Jean-Marc Weber, Ingénieur de l’Armement and Honorary Member of the Académie de l’air et de l’espace (section 5), passed away on February 22, 2024 at the age of 89. Born in Nancy on March 14, 1934, he leaves behind a legacy in the field of military engineering.

After graduating from École Polytechnique in 1955, Jean-Marc Weber continued his training at Sup Aero, graduating in 1960. His career began at the AIA in Clermont-Ferrand from 1960 to 1963 as an Air Force engineer.
In the following years, he served at SIAR in Toulouse (Circonscription Aéronautique Régionale), CEPr in Saclay in 1967 and DRME, which became DRET in 1977, where he made a significant contribution to development and innovation in the aerospace and defense sector.

Jean-Marc Weber ended his career as “Prospects and Research” project manager from 1985 to 1990 at the DCAé, putting technological advances at the service of national security.

In recognition of his brilliant career and dedication, he was elevated to the rank of Ingénieur Général de l’Armement (2nd section) and received numerous honors, including the Légion d’honneur as Chevalier, the Ordre National du Mérite as Officier, and the médaille Aéronautique.

A tribute will be paid to him at a forthcoming meeting.

Jean-Marc Weber

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