Materiel Enterprise International Engagement Strategy: Strengthening Partnerships and Supporting the Defense Industrial Base

Materiel Enterprise International Engagement Strategy: Strengthening Partnerships and Supporting the Defense Industrial Base

Chuck Meixner and Chris Mewett Last of three installments from the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Defense Exports and Cooperation (DASA (DE&C)) Recognizing the dual imperatives of building strong and capable partners to meet global security challenges and a need to adapt to the increasingly difficult fiscal environment facing DoD, the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Defense Exports and Cooperation (DASA (DE&C)) is working to shape our security cooperation efforts in line with a more proactive approach called the Materiel Enterprise International Engagement Strategy (MEIES). The intent of the MEIES is to move the Army’s relationship with partner nations from its traditional reactive […]