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WASHINGTON, January 16, 2019 – The National Security Presidential Memorandum regarding U.S. Conventional Arms Transfer Policy signed in April 2018, establishes that it is the policy of the executive branch to facilitate ally and partner efforts, through United States sales and security cooperation efforts, to reduce the risk of national or coalition operations causing civilian harm.

WASHINGTON, January 14, 2019 – The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) is inviting vendors to participate in an industry day for bid solicitation on the new Global - Theater Security Cooperation Management Information System (G-TSCMIS).

DSCA is leading the development of this new DoD enterprise-wide technology capability which will facilitate and integrate planning, collaboration, program design, assessment, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting in support of all U.S. security cooperation activities around the world.

BreakingDefense.com, Nov. 5 | Paul McLeary

WASHINGTON -- Over the past month, US Air Forces in Europe took delivery of their largest shipment of ordnance in two decades. It’s another sign of the rearming of the continent as the United States pushes troops and equipment back into the region after years of drawing down, even as its NATO allies — and increasingly, non-allies like Finland — make preparations of their own.

Military Times

By: Aaron Mehta

WASHINGTON — At last year’s Association of the United States Army conference in Washington, D.C., Lt. Gen. Charles Hooper announced he was seeking to create a new university structure specifically focused on growing and educating the security cooperation sector.

A year later, those plans are still being formulated, but some details are starting to emerge.

Military News

By Rita Boland Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence Public Affairs

Marine Corps Times

By: Shawn Snow

While the Marines and the U.S. military are amid an overhaul to prep the force for a fight with near-peer adversaries, the Corps hasn’t lost focused on its counterinsurgency mission.

Breaking Defense

By Paul Cleary

AUSA CONFERENCE: The United States sold $55.6 billion worth of weapons to allies in fiscal 2018, a massive 33 percent increase over 2017 as the Trump administration has given the Pentagon and State Department a green light to sell more, more quickly, overseas.

Defense News

By Aaron Mehta

WASHINGTON — The U.S. inked $55.6 billion in foreign military sales during fiscal year 2018, easily smashing past the previous year’s total — and the Pentagon’s point man for security cooperation expects more in the future.

WASHINGTON, October 9, 2018 -- The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announces Foreign Military Sales (FMS) of $55.66 billion for Fiscal Year 2018.  The total sales figure includes all sales executed through the FMS program to include: $3.52 billion for cases funded by the State Department’s Foreign Military Financing Program; $4.42 billion for cases funded under Defense Department authorities; and $47.71 billion funded by partner nations. 

GILZE-RIJEN Air Base, Netherlands, Sep. 14, 2018 -- Defense Security Cooperation Agency Principal Director for Security Assistance Ms. Michèle Hizon and State Secretary of Defence, for the Netherlands, Ms. Barbara Visser signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) for the modernization of the Dutch fleet of AH-64D Apache helicopters under the Foreign Military Sales program.

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