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The DoDI 5000.02 and International Acquisition & Exportability – A Brief History

USD(A&S) Ellen Lord recently announced that revising DoD Instruction 5000.02 (Operation of the Defense Acquisition System) will one of her ...
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November 11, 2018

U.S. Conventional Arms Transfer (CAT) Policy Implementation Update

The U.S. Department of State published a second Fact Sheet on November 8th which provides additional details regarding ongoing U.S. ...
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USD(Acquisition and Sustainment) Defense Exportability Planning Memo

Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition & Sustainment) Ellen Lord issued a memorandum to all key DoD stakeholder organizations on September ...
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FMS Systems Acquisition “Step 0” – Defining What the Customer Wants

My last blog on “Speed of Foreign Military Sales (FMS)” argued that the greatest potential for achieving a quantum leap in FMS Systems ...
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Speed of Foreign Military Sales (FMS)

My previous blog on “The Spectrum of FMS Arrangements” highlighted the set of FMS activities that are of potential interest to DoD senior ...
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The Spectrum of FMS Arrangements

There is a lot of interest in U.S. and international defense community these days on the “Speed of Foreign Military Sales (FMS)” but what ...
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