30 Aug '16, 1am

Daniel K. Inouye @APCSS hosted @ASEAN nations for a maritime security cooperation workshop

HONOLULU, Hawaii -- “Nations are building a common understanding of maritime threats and recognize the need to work together to counter them effectively,” said DKI APCSS workshop lead U.S. Navy Cmdr. Jonathan G. Odom. He added, “This week’s event enabled maritime security professionals to explore how they can gain efficiencies logistically and share their respective expertise, equipment and technology so that it is `one team, one fight’ against common maritime threats and challenges.” The workshop was comprised of a number of lectures and panel presentations by subject matter experts across a broad range of disciplines. Key topical discussions included the “Role of International Law in Maritime Security Logistics,” “Operational Logistics Readiness, Institutional Planning and Operational Sustainment,” and “Interoperable and Cooperative Logistics.” Additionally, workshop par...

Full article: http://www.pacom.mil/Media/News/News-Article-View/Article...

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defensenews.com 30 Aug '16, 3pm

The US Foreign Military Sales (FMS) system — a mechanism by which the US government transfers defense articles and service...