Brazil, Aug. 21, 2018 - The United States Secretary of Defense, James Mattis, has kicked off a diplomatic tour through South America, starting with Brazil. The Secretary arrived in Rio de Janeiro last Monday (August 13th) and his main task is to reinforce American presence and relations with South American partners.
FARNBOROUGH, England, July 19, 2018 — As the Trump administration pushes the sale of American weapons as a key part of its plan to grow the economy, America has already eclipsed its overall defense trade total from last year.
FARNBOROUGH, England, July 20, 2018 — The Pentagon is considering lowering a transportation fee for foreign buyers of American defense goods as part of a broader push to lower the cost and hurdles for foreign military sales.
FARNBOROUGH, England, July 17, 2018 — The Netherlands on Tuesday inked a deal to purchase four MQ-9 Reaper Block 5 drones from General Atomics, marking the first sale of unmanned aerial systems since U.S. President Donald Trump signed off on a policy to loosen up arms sale restrictions.
Washington, May 25, 2018 - The USO's 2018 Service Members of the Year will be honored Saturday. The annual Six Star Service salute recognizes the best of the best from each branch. Also highlighting the event will be a special guest speaker and son of Guam.
WASHINGTON, Apr. 25, 2018 -- The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced today that it is reducing the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Administrative Surcharge from 3.5 percent to 3.2 percent, effective June 1, 2018.
WASHINGTON, April 19, 2018 -- The President has issued a National Security Presidential Memorandum approving an update to the U.S. Conventional Arms Transfer (CAT) Policy. This update supports U.S. allies and foreign partners, expands opportunities for American industry, and creates new American jobs. The policy also ensures that arms transfers remain consistent with U.S. national security and foreign policy interests.
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WASHINGTON (August 7, 2017) – The U.S. Senate confirmed Charles W. Hooper for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as Director, Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), July 31, becoming the organization’s 17th director.