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DSCA 05-19

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

9/21/2005

MEMORANDUM FOR :

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SUBJECT :

Communications Security (COMSEC) Equipment End Use Monitoring (EUM) Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) Note, DSCA 05-19 [SAMM E-Change 34]

Effective immediately, Chapter 5, Table C5.T5. of the Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM) is revised to include the following standard LOA note mandatory for LOAs, Amendments, and Modifications that include COMSEC equipment.

Table C5.T5. Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) Notes

Note Name Note Usage Note Text

Communication Security (COMSEC) Equipment End Use Monitoring (EUM)

Mandatory for LOAs that include COMSEC equipment.

Mandatory for Amendments and Modifications that include COMSEC equipment.

See Chapter 8.

"This LOA provides defense articles that require physical security and accountability as set forth in the following agreements and documents (not all may be applicable).

  1. Communication Interoperability and Security Memorandum of Agreements (CIS MOAs) between the United States and the purchaser.

  2. National Security Agency Publications NAG-14, "Allied COMSEC Material Accounting Manual", and NAG 18, "Safeguarding COMSEC Material and Facilities."

  3. NATO Security Agreements including implementing directives and policies promulgated by the NATO Military Committee, NATO C3 Board, NATO Office of Security and other NATO organizations.

  4. Bilateral and/or multilateral Communications Security and other security agreements between the United States and the purchaser.

 

The purchaser agrees that upon USG request, the articles and the purchaser's inventory and accountability records will be made available to U.S. representatives for the purpose of conducting a compliance assessment with the requirements in agreements and documents above (not all may be applicable). This assessment will not be a COMSEC account audit and will not include an inspection of keying material."

This change will be included in the automated version of the SAMM found on the DSCA Web Page as SAMM E-Change 34. If you have any questions concerning this policy, please contact Mr. Gregg Bergersen, DSCA/PGM/WPN at 703-604-0243 or e-mail: gregg.bergersen@dsca.mil or Mr. Leon Yates, DSCA/PGM/FTE, at 703-601-3865 or e-mail: leon.yates@dsca.mil. Questions regarding the SAMM should be directed to Ms. Kathy Robinson, DSCA/STR/POL, at 703-601-4368 or e-mail: kathy.robinson@dsca.mil.

Jeffrey B. Kohler
Lieutenant General, USAF
Director

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DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY
DEFENSE EXPORTS AND COOPERATION (DASA-DEC)
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY

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

DEPUTY UNDER SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE
INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS (SAF/IA)
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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