Dr. Leigh Moore Jr.

Chairman of NATO Joint Capability Group on Surface Based Air and Missile Defense (JCG SBAMD) NATO

Dr. Moore is a past chairman of the NATO Army Armaments Group (NAAG) and is the current chairman of the NAAG Joint Capability Group on Surface Based Air and Missile Defense (JCG SBAMD), NATO. Prior to becoming the Chairman of JCG SBAMB Dr. Moore was actively participated in the predecessor groups, JCG GBAD NATO Land Group 4 on Low Level Ground Based Air Defense and Land Group 5 on Army Air Defense. He has actively participated in a number of JCG GBAD sponsored multi-national integration and interoperability demonstrations and experiments. As the NAAG Chairman, he established in partnership with the NATO Navy and Air Force Armaments Group Chairpersons, the joint service Table-Top Exercise addressing the defense against the low, slow and small UAV threat. Dr. Moore has been actively involved in sponsorship of several past and current air defense related NATO Industrial Advisory Group Studies. He is affiliated with the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation at Texas Tech University, where he is an IPA supporting the Integrated Fires/Rapid Capability Office at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

Dr. Moore was the Special Assistant to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Defense Exports and Cooperation (DASA-DEC), stationed at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama until January 2013. In this capacityDr. Moore assisted the Program Executive Office for Missiles and Space at Redstone Arsenal in the execution of Air-to-Air, Surface-to-Air and Surface-to-Surface international missile cooperative development programs, the identification of potential future international cooperation efforts, and the development and the execution of international Agreements.

Dr. Moore graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a degree in Business and an athletic award in tennis. He subsequently served in the US Army, retiring with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. While in the Army he had a variety of assignments to include multiple assignments in Germany and Vietnam. His final military assignment was Assistant Project Manager, Pershing Project Manager’s Office during the development and deployment of the Pershing II Missile System.

Dr. Moore received a master’s degree in business from Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, and a Doctor of Science Degree from Southeastern Institute of Technology. His military schooling includes Command and General Staff College, Defense Systems Management College’s Program Management Course, Life Cycle Management Course and Multinational Program Management Course.

Dr. Moore is married to the former Ann Ridenour. They have two sons, Christopher, who is working with the Pharmaceutical Association in Washington, DC, and Jeffrey, Ph.D. in Economics, who is employed by the Federal Reserve Bank in New York.

Day one: Tuesday 22 September

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

Day two: Wednesday 23 September

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

Day three: Thursday 24 September

Thursday, September 24th, 2020

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