Leonard H. Perroots, American military officer, Died at 83


Lt. Gen. Leonard Harry Perroots was born on April 24, 1933, and died on January 29, 2017.

He was Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency from October 1985 to December 1988.

Perroots retired January 1, 1989.

During 1989 he was hired by Donald Mayes to become president of Vector Microwave Research Corporation, an enterprise performing tasks and dealings for the CIA and the U.S. military.

Leonard H. Perroots was credited with helping to avert nuclear war during the Able Archer 83 war scare.

Leonard H. Perroots passed away at 83 years old.