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Defense Security Assistance and Foreign Military Sales Overview

Security assistance has been part of our nation's history since the Revolutionary War. According to the Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management's (DISAM) "The Green Book", 12 major programs fall under our nation's security assistance umbrella. With over $65 Billion in foreign military sales (FMS) in FY 2012, clearly FMS serves as an important security assistance policy tool. This course examines the historical and policy-driven aspects of the Defense Department's Security Assistance Program. Through class participation, learn FMS terminology and process to move an FMS case through the initial request, agreement, execution, and close-out.

    Topics Include:
  • Introduction to Security Assistance
    • Types and Definition
    • Legislation and Policies
    • Security Assistance Organizations (to include U.S. Embassy structures) - Roles and Responsibilities
  • Foreign Military Sales Process
    • Letter of Request
    • Letter of Offer and Acceptance
    • Case Execution
    • Case Close-out
  • Direct Commercial versus Foreign Military Sales
  • Foreign Military Sales Practical

Available Sessions
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