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DSCA 02-33

Memo Status : Superseded Notes : Superseded by SAMM Rewrite of October 2003.
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DEFENSE SECURITY COOPERATION AGENCY
201 12th STREET SOUTH, STE 203
ARLINGTON, VA 22202-5408

12/10/2002

MEMORANDUM FOR :

DEPUTY UNDER SECRETARY OF THE ARMY
(DEFENSE EXPORTS AND COOPERATION)
(D ASA(D E&C)/SAAL- ZN)
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY

DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE NAVY
(INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS)
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY

DEPUTY UNDER SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE
(INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS)
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE

DIRECTOR, DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY

DIRECTOR, NATIONAL IMAGERY AND MAPPING AGENCY

DIRECTOR, NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

DIRECTOR, DEFENSE CONTRACT MANAGEMENT AGENCY

DIRECTOR, DEFENSE FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING SERVICE (DENVER CENTER)

SUBJECT :

Interim Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM) Changes - Update to Table 600-1 DSCA Policy 02-33)

Effective immediately, SAMM Table 600-1 (Country and International Organization Information) is updated to indicate that Angola (currently under restrictions), Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Tajikistan are eligible for Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cuba, Mexico, and Turks & Caicos now fall under the new U.S. Northern Command's area of responsibility. The U.S. Southern Command retains responsibility for security cooperation as noted in the table. The Organization of African Unity has also been updated to reflect the organization's name change to the African Union (AU). The following information applies:

Country/Territory
(Host Country)/
Organization
FMS
Code
Unified
Command1
Regional
Grouping2
FMS
AECA
Eligible?
Term of Sale-
Dependable
Undertaking
Authorized?
Bahamas BF No\5 AR F (yes) U (yes)
Bermuda (UK) BD No AR No No
British Virgin Islands (UK) VI No\5 AR No No
Canada CN (CA) No EUR F (yes) U (yes)
Cuba CU No\5 AR No No
Mexico MX No\6 AR F (yes) U (yes)
Turks and Caicos (UK) TS No\5 AR No No
Angola AO EU AFR F\1(yes) No
Armenia AM EU EUR F (yes) No
Azerbaijan AJ EU EUR F (yes) No
Tajikistan TI CE EUR F (yes) No
African Union A3 NR NR F (yes) No

Note 1 :
NR Non-Regional
CE Central CMD
EU European CMD
PA Pacific CMD
SO Southern CMD
NO Northern CMD

Note 2 :
NR Non-Regional
AFR African Region
AR American Republic
EUR European
EAP East Asia/Pacific
NESA Near East/South Asia

Note \1 :
Program is currently restricted or suspended (suspension is noted only if extant for a prolonged period)

Note \5 :
U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) retains responsibility for security cooperation.

Note \6 :
Responsibility for security cooperation will transition from SOUTHCOM to the Northern Command by 1 Oct 2003.

These changes will be included in the automated version of the SAMM found on the DSCA Web Page as SAMM E-Change 40. If you have any questions concerning this change, please contact Mr. Steve Harris, DSCA/P3-P2, e-mail: steve.harris@osd.pentagon.mil or phone: (703) 604-6611, DSN 664-6611.

Edward W. Roes
Acting Director

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