The final and best method of obtaining spares support from the United States is the use of the Cooperative Logistics
Supply Support Agreement (CLSSA).
military to enter into agreements with European militaries for cooperative logistics
support of a life-support and combat-support nature--items like food, petroleum, and "dumb" munitions.
We have also seen the implementation of the Cooperative Logistics
Supply Support Agreement (CLSSA), which allows the customer country to invest in and become a partner in the USAF and Defense Logistics Agency supply systems; the Parts and Repair Ordering System (PROS), which was developed to provide our customers with world class logistics support for non-standard and difficult to support standard item requirements; the Worldwide Warehouse Redistribution System (WWRS), which allows existing FMS countries to relieve excess serviceable inventory by offering items for sale; and finally, the Defense Security Assistance Management System (DSAMS), which was created for case development, implementation and tracking.
In an effort to collaborate European efforts and enable smooth transformation and ongoing improvement this conference will address cooperative logistics
support in an effort to assist NATO nations; the adaptation to changes within the new global defence focus; joint strike fighter acquisition strategy; best value versus international industry collaborations; the next generation for European procurement -- joint armament acquisition cooperation; European collaboration for acquiring future defence capabilities; improving efficiency and competitiveness -- European standardisation and spiral development and best value for NATO.
A recent example is the ongoing cooperative logistics
effort in the Baltic states.