security cooperation

What is security cooperation?

security cooperation meaning in Military terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
All Department of Defense interactions with foreign defense establishments to build defense relationships that promote specific US security interests, develop allied and friendly military capabilities for self-defense and multinational operations, and provide US forces with peacetime and contingency access to a host nation. Also called SC. See also security assistance.
Source: JP 3-22


reference: DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms