ARMY - AR 11-31
Army Security Cooperation Policy
|Publication Date:||21 March 2013|
This regulation explains how the Army develops capabilities and allocates resources in support of the Department of Defense (DOD) security cooperation (SC). In accordance with DODD 5132.03, SC is all interactions with foreign defense and security establishments that build allied and friendly military capabilities for self-defense and multinational operations; develop defense and security relationships that promote specific U.S. security interests, including all international armaments cooperation activities and security assistance activities; and provide U.S. forces with peacetime and contingency access to host nations. This regulation prescribes responsibilities and procedures for Army organizations within the planning, programming, budgeting, and execution (PPBE) and assessment framework in order to support the achievement of combatant command (COCOM) functional and theater end states.