MILSTRIP Translator

MILSTRIP Translator

Continuous Learning Hours

This learning guide does not provide documentation of training, therefore it should not be used for continuous learning hours (CLH). An account is not required.

Target Audience

This MILSTRIP translator is a tool designed for FMS customers, SCO personnel, FMS case managers, program managers, transporters, contract administrators, logistics managers, and other personnel who may be involved in the ordering, distribution, and/or movement of materiel to international partners through the DoD supply system.


This MILSTRIP translator gives the definition of the various record positions and MILSTRIP codes used on documents in support of the Foreign Military Sales system.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does DoD have any formal training on MILSTRIP for the FMS system?

MILSTRIP procedures for FMS are different than those for DoD. DSCU provides MILSTRIP training that is specific to FMS materiel transfers. Most DoD schools do not provide this training. Practical training on MILSTRIP is available through two DSCU courses:

  • SCM-CS (Logistics Support) Course, open to US Government, US defense industry, and international purchaser personnel.
  • SCM-IL (International Purchaser Logistics) Course, which is open only to international purchasers.
The "MILSTRIP for FMS" learning guide on the DSCU website is also available as a reference and for non-formal (no official credit) training.

What if I have a MILSTRIP question?

You can use the "Ask an Instructor" feature on the DSCU website. If you have a question on a specific FMS supply document, you should contact the relevant FMS case manager.

Who do I contact if I have any technical issues with this learning guide?

Go to the LMS Login & Help page for technical assistance.

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Course Login

Registration for DSCU courses is completed using the Cornerstone on Demand (CSOD) Learning Management System (LMS) hosted by the Defense Acquisition University (DAU). You will access the LMS using a dialog similar to that shown to the left. Click the "Need help signing in?" link (indicated by the arrow) if you need help.

If you are a student who currently occupies a Security Cooperation Workforce position, you should be immediately redirected to DSCU’s instance of the CSOD learning management system after logging into the DAU hosted site. If you do not see any DSCU courses available after login, you will need to take one of the following actions:

  1. Register for the Introduction to Security Cooperation Course (SC-101).
  2. Change your organization in your CSOD profile. Follow these Directions for Changing your Organinization so you can view your DSCU courses.

Click the button below if you are ready to proceed.

Take me to the CSOD login page