BIOGRAPHY OF MAJOR GENERAL (AIR FORCE) PARISOT
Major General (air force) Frederic Parisot was born on May, 7th 1967 in Montreuil, France.
He joins the French Air Force Academy in 1986 (Promotion GENERAL DORANCE).
After three years in the Academy, he is awarded with fighter pilot wings in December 1989.
In 1990, he is posted at the 3/5 COMTAT VENAISSIN Fighter Squadron in Orange (Mirage 2000C). He is promoted to Captain in 1992. During this period, he takes part to many international operations over Iraq and Bosnia.
In 1995, he is posted to Canada as pilot in the 433rd Tactical Fighter Squadron based in BAGOTVILLE (Quebec) to fly the CF-18 Hornet. He is promoted to Major in 1998.
Back in France, he joins the Directorate for Strategic Affairs as a staff officer in charge of prospective, R&D, missile defense and weapons.
In 2000, he attends the 8th promotion of the Joint War College in Paris.
In 2001, he is back in Orange Air Force Base as Deputy Commander then Commander of the 1/5 « Vendee » Fighter Squadron (Mirage 2000C). He is promoted to Lt Col in 2001.
In 2004, he is posted at the Directorate for Finance in the MoD as deputy head of bureau in charge of joint equipment programs until September 2006. He is promoted to Colonel in 2006.
He becomes then Military Assistant to the French Air Force Chief of Staff, General ABRIAL.
In April 2008, he is posted in the Pentagon (Washington, DC) as liaison officer to the Chief of Staff of the US Air Force Strategic Studies Group “Checkmate”. He is the only French officer in the Pentagon.
He attended the 60th promotion of the Center for Advanced Military Higher Studies and the 63rd promotion of the National Defence Institute during the scholar year 2010-2011.
From 2011 to 2013, he is posted in the Joint Staff as part of the office in charge of Strategy and Prospective for the Vice CHOD.
From 2013 to 2017, he is deputy chief, President’s special military staff.
He is promoted Brigadier General on the 1st of June 2017.
From July 2017 to July 2018, he is the French SNR to Operation OIR as well as CJ9 Director in the CJFT-HQ
As of September 2018, he is Deputy Chief of Staff for procurement of the French Air Force
He is promoted Major General on 1st March 2019.
He flew more than 2800 hours and 73 combat missions over hostile territories.