Foreign Military Financing Account Summary

FMF provides grant assistance for the acquisition of U.S. defense equipment, services, and training. It furthers U.S. interests around the world by ensuring that coalition partners and friendly foreign governments are equipped and trained to work toward common security goals and share burdens in joint missions. FMF provides grant assistance for the acquisition of U.S. defense articles, services, and training, which promotes U.S. national security by contributing to regional and global stability; strengthening military support for democratically-elected governments; and containing transnational threats, including terrorism and trafficking in narcotics, weapons, and persons. These grants enable key allies and friends to improve their defense capabilities, and foster closer military relationships between the United States and recipient nations. Increased military capabilities build and strengthen multilateral coalitions with the United States; and enable partner nations and allies to be increasingly interoperable with U.S., regional, and international military forces.