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.
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.
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.
Academic and professional military education for partner countries at DoD Institutions.
Building the capacity of partner nation civilian and military institutions to provide essential services to civilian populations through civil-military engagement.