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Defense international acquisition Sales and Transfers include several types of Security Cooperation activities including Foreign Military Sales (FMS)), Direct Commercial Sales (DCS), Acquisition and Cross Servicing Agreements (ACSAs), and Building Partnership Capacity (often referred to as pseudo-FMS) activities. Click on the topics listed below to learn more about efforts in some of these areas.
Acquisition and Cross Servicing Agreements (ACSAs)Building Partnership Capacity (BPC)Security Assistance
Acquisition and Cross Servicing Agreements (ACSAs)
Building Partnership Capacity (BPC)
DAU Job Support Tools (JSTs)
The DAU/Defense Systems Management College-International (DSMC-I) faculty has developed four JSTs that are specifically designed to assist Program Management Offices (PMOs) and their supporting Integrated Product Team (IPT) personnel in the identification, assessment, development, negotiation, and implementation of Security Assistance-related defense acquisition workforce efforts:
- Our International Acquisition and Exportability (IA&E) Assessment JST and companion Acquisition Strategy – International Considerations JST focus on PMO/IPT level Security Assistance & Foreign Military Sales (FMS)-related planning and implementation efforts.
- Our FMS - Systems Acquisition JST provides practical advice on how to integrate FMS systems acquisition-related activities at the PMO/IPT level.
- Our International Business Planning JST addresses PMO/IPT-level Security Cooperation planning and implementation considerations for programs with substantial ongoing/anticipated Sales and Transfers-related activity.
Performance Learning Support
Upon request, DSMC-International is also available to provide Mission Assistance support on a space-available basis to DoD Component International Program Organizations (IPOs) and PMOs/IPTs involved in Sales and Transfers efforts. DAU does not charge DoD Components for faculty and staff time spent on Mission Assistance support efforts; it only asks that the organization requesting the assistance fund any travel or other incidental costs involved. Contact DSMC-I at the following e-mail address -- InternationalHelp@dau.mil -- if your organization is interested in obtaining Sales and Transfers-related Mission Assistance support.
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