DSCA

DOD Recognizes 50 Years of Security Cooperation

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There have been relations between America's military and the militaries of other nations since the United States first became a country. However, it wasn't until 1971 that the Defense Department created the Defense Security Assistance Agency — later renamed the Defense Security Cooperation Agency — to make security cooperation a formal function of the Defense Department.

U.S. and Montenegro strengthen security cooperation relationship

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The largest ever FMS sale to Montenegro and the first European fielding of the vehicle; this was a landmark case and greatly increases Montenegro’s future interoperability potential with U.S. and NATO forces as other regional partners take on the vehicles.

Unheralded DOD Agency is Key to Building International Partners

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DSCA is little known outside Washington, but its effect on allies, partners and friends around the world is profound. The agency is the Defense Department entity responsible for all security cooperation, ranging  from training to equipment to professional military education.

America sold $55.6 billion in weapons abroad in FY18 — a 33 percent jump

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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.

Fiscal Year 2018 Sales Total $55.66 Billion

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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.