REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Security Assistance Command participated for the first time in the Aviation and Missile Command\'s 2010 Advanced Planning Briefing for Industry Dec. 8-9.

The conference took place at the Westin - Huntsville and featured Army assets from around the area presenting their business opportunities to members of industry, research and academia. This year's theme was "Warfighter Success - through Enterprise Synergy."

USASAC was represented by Robert Moore, deputy to the commanding general. Moore gave a brief overview of the command and provided details on the contracts available.

"With our headquarters relocating to Redstone, it is important that we connect with our new community and provide this type of information on a regular basis," said Moore.

USASAC also set up a display booth outside the meeting area and provided visitors with information and handouts.

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 4,400 FMS cases valued at more than $103 billion. USASAC also manages the Army's co-production program.