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Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) Classified Defense Articles

FMS: 
Yes
BPC: 
No
Note Input Responsibility: 
CWD
Note Usage: 

Mandatory for FMS LOAs that include AMRAAM missiles or AMRAAM Guidance Control Sections (GCS).

Mandatory for Amendments that add AMRAAM missiles or AMRAAM GCSs.

Mandatory for Amendments that add no additional AMRAAM missiles or AMRAAM GCSs if the note on the current implemented version of the case varies from this text.

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Note Text : 
  1. "The purchaser agrees to adhere to the security requirements associated with the Advanced Medium Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) as outlined in the following paragraphs. The purchaser agrees to perform inventory checks and allow U.S. Government (U.S. Government) inventory verifications.

  2. The AMRAAM must be stored in facilities that are at least equivalent in strength to U.S. Air Force (USAF) requirements. Specific requirements for storage must be agreed upon and met prior to delivery of the missile system. U.S. Government representatives must be allowed to verify security measures and procedures prior to the delivery of AMRAAMs.

    1. Physical Security/Access Controls: Perimeter fencing, lighting for exterior doors and along perimeter barriers, doors, locks, keys, alarms, and surveillance will be in accordance with U.S. Government requirements. AMRAAM missiles and components will be stored in structures in which all entrances, exits, or other openings like ventilation systems are physically guarded or alarmed. The standards will at least meet the following:

      1. Magazines. Reinforced concrete, arch type, earth covered where construction is at least equivalent in strength to the requirements of Chapter 5, DoD 6055.9-STD, "Ammunition and Explosive Safety Standards," October 2004, will be used for storage (standards of which will be provided to the purchaser).

      2. Lighting. Lighting will be provided for exterior doors and along perimeter barriers. Security lighting requirements will conform to the ammunition and safety requirements (standards will be provided to the purchaser).

      3. Doors, Locks, and Keys. Exterior doors will be class five steel vault doors secured by two key-operated high security padlocks and a high security shrouded hasp. Keys will be secured separately to ensure effective two-man control of access (i.e., two authorized persons must be present to enter). Use of a master or multiple key system is prohibited.

      4. Fencing. Fencing will be six foot (minimum) steel chain link with a one-foot overhang mounted on steel or reinforced concrete posts over firm base. Clear zones will be established 30 feet inside and 12 feet outside the perimeter.

    2. Inventory and Accountability Documentation: The purchaser agrees that all AMRAAM will be 100% inventoried (missile to serial number) on a semi-annual basis. The purchaser will have procedures in place that provide a continuous accounting of missile receipt, transfer, storage, shipment, and/or destruction/ demilitarization. Inventory and accountability documentation maintained by the purchaser will be retained throughout the period of ownership and will be made available for review upon U.S. Government request.

    3. Storage of Hardware and Technical Data: Storage of AMRAAM hardware and technical data will meet U.S. standards for safeguarding the missile. The purchaser will maintain strict accountability records on all classified information provided by the U.S. Government related to AMRAAM missiles including extracts and copies. These records will include documentary evidence of any AMRAAMs that are lost or destroyed. Such records will, to the extent possible, be centralized.

  3. The purchaser will report immediately to the Security Cooperation Organization (SCO) or other appropriate U.S. Government representative any allegations, confirmed or unconfirmed, of AMRAAM missile hardware, technology or software released, or compromised to unauthorized nationals, third country nationals, or a foreign government. The purchaser will also report any allegation, report, or evidence of unauthorized attempts to collect information on the AMRAAM Program.

  4. Military or civilian employees of the purchaser at military establishments will accomplish O-Level (Organizational) and I-Level (Intermediate) maintenance. Third-country nationals, industries or their representatives will accomplish no maintenance functions unless approved in writing by the U.S. Government.

  5. Prior to the delivery of the missiles, the U.S. Government will conduct an in-country site survey of all facilities of the purchaser designated for storage of the AMRAAM Weapon System, that includes the missile and all support equipment such as loaders, trailers, and cable harnesses. The site survey team recommendation will be reported to the appropriate organization identified by the purchaser in accordance with the Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM).

  6. The U.S. Government will provide to the purchaser a security checklist and serial numbers that will be referenced during the initial site survey and throughout the life of the AMRAAM Weapon System. The checklist is used to indicate the integrity of security measures in place for AMRAAM storage. Deficiencies identified during the initial site survey must be corrected prior to any AMRAAM deliveries. The purchaser agrees to adhere to security requirements associated with the AMRAAM system for the life of the system.

  7. The scope of the review will include but not limited to, an inventory of missiles listed in this offer by serial number, a review of security controls and procedures, inventory and accountability documentation, distribution of assets (i.e. a plan for in-country movement or plan for repair and return), transportation, access controls, storage of hardware and technical data.

  8. Transportation of the AMRAAM will meet U.S. standards for safeguarding classified materiel in transit. The transportation plan must be coordinated and approved by Air Force Material Command Security Office prior to delivery of the AMRAAM to purchaser.

  9. The purchaser will obtain U.S. Government disposition instructions that either direct transporting AMRAAM missile sections back to the U.S. Government or another designated staging area, and/or comprehensive guidance on demilitarization/ disposal management for in-country incineration. The U.S. Government disposition instructions indicate parties in the U.S. Government that must be contacted prior to any demilitarization/ disposal effort."