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POLITICO Pro Q&A: DSCA Director Vice. Adm. Joseph Rixey

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Politico Pro Aug. 14, 2016

Article By:
Ellen Mitchell

AIRSHOW-U.S. arms makers say sales process improving but still too slow

By Andrea Shalal

(Reuters) - American weapons makers this week welcomed a push by U.S. government agencies to better coordinate on arms sales policies, but say most deals still take far too long to process, frustrating potential customers.

Many U.S. arms makers have sought to offset declines in American and European defense spending by boosting international sales, but they regularly complain that slow government approvals of deals frustrates some customers and drives them to look at offers from non-U.S companies.

DSCA Reorganizing to be More Nimble

Article Sourced From:
Defense News Feb 23, 2015

Article By:
Joe Gould

Fiscal Year 2014 Foreign Military Sales Exceed $30B

WASHINGTON, October 27, 2014 - The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced sales of $34.2 billion for Fiscal Year 2014.  

Sales under the government-to-government Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program totaled $31.2 billion while sales executed using non-FMS cases managed under various security cooperation authorities totaled $3.0 billion for Fiscal Year 2014.

DSCA Releases New Plan To Battle Increasing Global Competition

Article Sourced From:
InsideDefense.com, October 1, 2014

DSCA Needs To Evolve To Fit In New World Norm, Director Says

Article Sourced From:
Inside the Pentagon. Vol 30, No. 39, September 25, 2014

Article By:
Scott Maucione

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency Helps Its Foreign Partners

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 - Recent equipment deliveries highlight the importance of Defense Security Cooperation Agency programs in helping partners to build their military capability:

U.S. Foreign Military Sales Promote Security Cooperation

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2013 – Though 2012 was a banner fiscal year with $69.1 billion in foreign military sales, that program and others like it are not in the business of selling equipment, but rather are promoting military-to-military relationships with international partners, a Defense Security Cooperation Agency official said here yesterday.

Happy Birthday DSCA

September 1, 2013 - DSCA was established under the name, the Defense Security Assistance Agency on September 1, 1971, by DoD Directive 5105.38. The first director was LTG George M. Seignious, II, United States Army.

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