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INTERNATIONAL ACQUISITION / SECURITY COOPERATION

International Acquisition/Security Cooperation refers to the entire spectrum of activities that the defense acquisition workforce engages in with allied and friendly nations and other foreign entities. Please also refer to the International Community of Practice for additional information and resources.

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AUKUS Partnership Image comprised of flags of all three nations
In October 2023, I published a blog that assessed how Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) provisions might impact future Australia – UK – US (AUKUS) Partnership …
UN Flags Image
My blog series on DoD International Armaments Cooperation (IAC) efforts explores how DoD – allied/friendly nation partnership (rather than defense sales) agreements and arrangements are used to…
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The Department of Defense (DoD) published a National Defense Industrial Strategy (NDIS) in November 2023 and conducted a Pentagon press conference on January 11, 2024 to announced its public release…
DoD globe image with systems
DoD International Armaments Cooperation (IAC) efforts involve various types of DoD – allied/friendly nation partnership (rather than defense sales) agreements and arrangements that promote government…
Allied and Friendly Nation Flags Image
DoD Component acquisition organizations periodically seek Defense Acquisition University (DAU) advice and insights on DoD International Armaments Cooperation (IAC) efforts since these are generally…