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DSCA to Reduce FMS Administrative Surcharge for Partners

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. 

Administration Releases New Conventional Arms Transfers and Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Policies

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.

Strengthening Alliances and Partnerships through Defense Cooperation

New DSCA Director Assumes Leadership

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.

LTG Charles HooperHooper takes over as director from Vice Adm. Joseph Rixey, who retired, July 14.

Fiscal Year 2017 Sales Total $41.93B

WASHINGTON, November 28, 2017 -- The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announces sales of $41.93 billion for Fiscal Year 2017. The total sales include $6.04 billion of cases funded by the State Department’s Foreign Military Financing; $3.87 billion in cases funded under Defense Department authorities; and $32.02 billion funded by partner nations through the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) system.

DSCA Director Retires Following More Than Three Decades of Naval Service

WASHINGTON (July 14, 2017) – After more than three-decades of serving the nation, Vice Adm. Joseph Rixey, director of Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), retired during a ceremony at the Washington Navy Yard, July 14.

Rixey, a 1983 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, served as the 16th director of DSCA from Sept. 6, 2013 to July 14, 2017.

ISCS Announcement

Fact Sheet: Intended Sales to Saudi Arabia via Foreign Military Sales

WASHINGTON (May 20, 2017) – President Trump and Saudi King Salman signed a nearly $110 billion defense capabilities package in a significant expansion of the more than seven-decade long security relationship between the United States and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

These capabilities will be conveyed via Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Letters of Offer and Acceptance (LOA). Potential future defense capabilities are detailed in a Memorandum of Intent (MOI) to support Saudi Arabia's defense needs.

NATO group agrees on joint purchases of US guided bombs

Article Sourced From:
IHS Jane's Defence Weekly Dec 15, 2016

Article By:
Brooks Tigner

Fiscal Year 2016 Sales Total $33.6B

WASHINGTON, November 8, 2016 -- The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announces sales of $33.6 billion for Fiscal Year 2016.  The total sales include $2.9 billion of Foreign Military Financing-funded cases; $5.0 billion in Building Partner Capacity-funded cases; and $25.7 billion funded by partner nations. 

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