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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.


Humanitarian Assistance, Disaster Relief, and Mine Action

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


International Education and Training

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


Defense Institution Building

Designed to help international partners establish responsible defense governance to build effective, transparent, and accountable defense institutions.