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Defense Trade and Arms Transfers

The transfer of defense articles and services via sale, lease or grant, in furtherance of national security and foreign policy objectives. This includes the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program as well as other programs specifically designed to address and expedite international partners’ urgent or emerging requirements or capability gaps.

Foreign Military Sales

Foreign Military Financing

Excess Defense Articles

Global Train and Equip

To conduct or support programs providing training, services and equipment to national security forces of foreign countries for the purpose of building capability and capacity of Partner Nations.

Section 333 Authority to Build Capacity

Section 1263 South China Sea (SCS) Maritime Security Initiative (MSI)

Institutional Capacity Building

Security cooperation projects that enhance the capacity of partner nations to exercise responsible civilian control of its national security forces, contribute to collective security, and absorb, apply, and sustain national security capabilities. 

Defense Institution Reform Initiative (DIRI) 

Wales Initiative Funds (WIF) 

Ministry of Defense Advisors (MoDA) 

Defense Institute of International Legal Studies (DIILS)

DoD Regional Centers

The Partner Outreach and Collaborations Support (POCS) program

The Center for Civil Military Relations (CCMR)

          The Defense Governance Management Team

International Education and Training

Academic and professional military education for partner countries at DoD Institutions.

Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program (CTFP)

International Military Education and Training (IMET)

Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief

Building the capacity of partner nation civilian and military institutions to provide essential services to civilian populations through civil-military engagement.