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IA&E Framework Policies Practices Overview

International Acquisition and Exportability (IA&E) refers to the entire spectrum of activities that the defense acquisition workforce engages in with allied and friendly nations and other foreign entities. 

There are six interrelated, mutually supportive IA&E elements. The first, IA&E Planning & Analysis, provides the overall framework for the other five elements. International Cooperative Programs (ICPs), Sales & Transfers, Defense Exportability, and Technology Security & Foreign Disclosure (TSFD) should all be considered, as appropriate, throughout the life cycle of each DoD acquisition program, project, or activity. 

This document provides an overview of all of the IA&E elements.  

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