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DSCA 04-01

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DEFENSE SECURITY COOPERATION AGENCY
201 12th STREET SOUTH, STE 203
ARLINGTON, VA 22202-5408

1/16/2004

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SUBJECT :

Administrative Changes to the DoD 5105.38-M, "Security Assistance Management Manual," dated October 3, 2003 (DSCA 04-01) [SAMM E-Change 1]

DSCA reissued the DoD 5105.38-M, "Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM)," on October 3,2003. Since that time, we have discovered a few areas in the SAMM that require administrative changes. The attached document is a consolidated list of these administrative changes.

Effective immediately, the official SAMM, located on the DSCA web site, is updated to incorporate the changes listed in the attachment. If you have any questions regarding these changes (SAMM E-Change 1), please contact Mr. Steve Harris, DSCA/P3-Policy and Plans Division, (703) 604-6611.

Freda J. Lodge
Director
Policy, Plans and Programs

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DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY FOR
DEFENSE EXPORTS AND COOPERATION
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY

DIRECTOR, NAVY INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS OFFICE
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY

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

DIRECTOR, DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY

DIRECTOR, NATIONAL GEOSPATIAL-INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

DIRECTOR, DEFENSE THREAT REDUCTION AGENCY

DIRECTOR, DEFENSE REUTILIZATION AND MARKETING SERVICE

DIRECTOR, DEFENSE CONTRACT MANAGEMENT AGENCY

DIRECTOR, DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY

DIRECTOR, DEFENSE LOGISTICS INFORMATION SERVICE

DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR INFORMATION ASSURANCE,
NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR SECURITY ASSISTANCE,
DEFENSE FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING SERVICE - DENVER CENTER

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Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM) E-Change - Administrative Changes

  1. Two additional paragraphs (C4.2.3.6. and C4.2.3.7.) and two columns in Table C4.T2. have been added to indicate grant Excess Defense Article eligibility for FY04 (Source: FY04 Congressional Budget Justification) and Training Tuition Pricing Category for FY03 (Source: DSCA Message 221524Z MAY 03).

  2. Table C5.T2. is updated to include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

  3. The title of Note 16 in Figures C5.F2., C6.F2., and C6.F3. have been changed from "SURCHARGES." to "ACCESSORIAL CHARGES."

  4. Table C5.T11. has been modified to remove the words "(Determined on a case-by-case basis.)" from the Type of Equipment categories shown in the following excerpt.

    Type of Equipment Dollar Value Document Notification or Report Required? Timing of Notification Notification Period Reference

    Design and Construction for Members of NATO, Australia, Japan, and New Zealand

    $300M or greater

    LOA or LOI

    Notification (determined on a case by case basis)

    Must be completed prior to offer

    15 calendar days

    AECA, Section 36(b)(1)

    Design and Construction for all other purchasers and NATO organizations

    $200M or greater

    LOA or LOI

    Notification (determined on a case by case basis)

    Must be completed prior to offer

    15 calendar days for NATO organizations

    All other purchasers 30 calendar days (plus 20 calendar days advance notification)

    AECA, Section 36(b)(1)

  5. In Chapter 6, section C6.4.9.8, the fourth sentence is rewritten as follows: "Purchaser problems involving Government Furnished Equipment (GFE) obtained under AECA, section 30 (see Chapter 11, section C11.8. for more information) should be addressed to the U.S. contractor possessing the GFE."

  6. In Chapter 8, the following sentence is inserted as the new first sentence of section C8.2.1.2. in order to bring the SAMM in compliance with DSCA Policy Memo 02-43: "Enhanced EUM is required for sensitive defense articles, services, and technologies; defense articles provided under the provision of FAA, section 505 (reference (b)) and technology transfers made within sensitive political situations."

  7. In Chapter 9, the title of section C9.11. is changed from "COLLECTION OF FMS PAYMENTS" to "FMS PAYMENTS FROM PURCHASERS".

  8. Paragraph numbers in Chapter 11, sections C11.10 and C11.14 have been corrected.

  9. The following sentence is inserted as the new fourth sentence in Chapter 14, paragraph CI4.1.1.: "In addition, the Military Departments (MILDEPs) must provide a list of Significant Military Equipment that is anticipated to become available for transfer as Excess Defense Articles during the next 12 months - this list is part of the Javits Report."

  10. In Appendix 4, for Generic Codes A6A and A6B the "X" should be annotated in the "Dollar Line" column vice the "Major Item" column.

  11. An index has been added to the document.

  12. The DSCA Comptroller Directorate has been renamed the DSCA Business Operations/Comptroller Directorate throughout the document.

  13. In accordance with the FY04 Defense Authorization Act, the National Imagery and Mapping Agency (NIMA) has been renamed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) throughout the document.

  14. The Military Traffic Management Command (MTMC) has been renamed the (Military) Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) throughout the document.