U.S. Army highlighted at Eurosatory 2010
July 27, 2010
The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command operated the U.S. Army booth during Eurosatory June 14-18 in Paris.
Eurosatory is a worldwide defense industry trade show that is held every two years in Paris. This year's show included 1,330 exhibitors and more than 52,000 visitors.
The exhibit highlighted the Foreign Military Sales mission of USASAC, Army Space and Missile Defense programs and the Program Executive Office - Simulation, Training and Instruments capabilities.
Red River Army Depot's Business Management Office and Directorate displayed core competences of the depot to include rubber products, metal fabrication and depot-level maintenance of tactical wheeled vehicles.
"Eurosatory is a great opportunity to tell the Army story to the more than 100 countries that visit the trade show. The exhibit looked great and I believe it really helped educate hundreds of visitors on the many different capabilities of the United States Army," said Marty Cox, USASAC international trade show representative.
Numerous visitors from a variety of countries, such as France, Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Republic of Slovakia, Italy, Denmark, Ukraine, India, and China, to name only a few, visited the U.S. Army booth.
Additionally, Teresa Gerton, Army Materiel Command deputy to the commanding general, visited the booth and discussed the equipment on display with Subject Matter Experts. Each SME was presented an AMC command coin by Gerton.
USASAC implements approved U.S. Army security assistance programs, including Foreign Military Sales of defense articles and services to eligible foreign governments. The command manages approximately 4,000 FMS cases valued at more than $60 billion. USASAC also manages the ArmyAca,!a,,cs co-production program. Visit USASAC online at www.usasac.army.mil.