DOD Seeks To Extend Foreign Weapons Sales Program

Law360, New York (May 16, 2013, 3:56 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Defense is seeking to add five years to a foreign weapon sales program, a request that joins a series of proposals sent to Congress one month after the agency released its projected $526.6 billion 2014 budget.

The Defense Exportabilty Features Pilot program needs more time to fully spring into action, according to the DOD's May 7 proposal. The program, which began in 2012 and was slated to expire in 2014, was designed to prepare “war-fighting systems for non-U.S. use” in order to...
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