Introduction The Foreign Military Sales Act of 1971, Pub.L. 91–672, 84 Stat. 2053, enacted 12 January 1971, was created as an amendment to the Foreign Military Sales Act of 1968. The Act of 1971 established declarations to promote international peace and national security for economic, political, and social progress. The declaration provided coordination for international… Read More
What is the Foreign Military Sales Act of 1968 (US)?
Introduction The Foreign Military Sales Act of 1968, Pub.L. 90–629, 82 Stat. 1320-2, enacted 22 October 1968, was supplemental legislation to the Arms Control and Disarmament Act of 1961 and the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961. The Act discloses the United States commitment and sustainment to a world free from the dangers of armaments and… Read More
What is the Foreign Military Sales Programme (US)?
Introduction The United States Department of Defence’s Foreign Military Sales (FMS) programme facilitates sales of US arms, defence equipment, defence services, and military training to foreign governments. Outline The purchaser does not deal directly with the defence contractor; instead, the Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) serves as an intermediary, usually handling procurement, logistics, and delivery,… Read More
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