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DEFENSE SECURITY COOPERATION AGENCY
MEMORANDUM FOR :
Anti-Tamper Policy Compliance, DSCA 05-22 [SAMM E-Change 36]
Effective immediately, Chapter 3 of the Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM) is revised to include a section (attached) that provides guidance on Anti-Tamper Policy Compliance. The standard LOA note for Anti-Tamper Measures in Chapter 5, Table C5.T5. is also revised.
This change will be included in the automated versin o feh SAMM found on the DSCA Web page as SAMM E-Change 36. If you have any questions concearnoing this policy, lease contact Lt. Col. Linda Smith, DSCA/Programs/Weapons Division at 703-604-6622 or e-mail: Linda.Smith@dsca.mil. For any questions regarding the SAMM contact Mr. Steve Harris, DSCA/Strategy/Policy Division at 703-604-6611 or e-mail: Steve.Harris@dsca.mil.
Jeffrey B. Kohler
Lieutenant General, USAF
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
Anti-Tamper Policy Compliance - SAMM E-Change 36
Add the following section to Chapter 3 of the SAMM.
C3.3. ANTI-TAMPER (AT) POLICY COMPLIANCE. The U.S. Government reserves the right to incorporate AT technologies and methodologies in weapons systems and components offered under the Security Assistance Program, which contain Critical Program Information (CPI). Chapter 5 Table C5.T5 provides LOA note language that is included in all LOA documents for materiel sales (not applicable to service LOAs). Prior to proposal for transfer of materiel containing CPI, the Implementing Agency will coordinate with the DoD Anti-Tamper Executive Agent (DoD ATEA) to ensure sensitive technologies or program information is defended against unlawful exploitation or loss. The DoD ATEA is located at Suite 1500, 1500 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, Virginia 22209. Implementing agencies shall certify compliance with AT requirements on the LOA transmittal memorandum forwarded to DSCA for LOA processing.
In Chapter 5, Table C5.T5. add the words shown in bold to the standard LOA note for Anti-Tamper Measures
Table C5.T5. Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) Notes
|Note Name||Note Usage||Note Text|
Anti-Tamper (AT) Measures
Mandatory for LOAs that include any materiel (not applicable to services LOAs).
Mandatory for Amendments and Modifications that add materiel to a case that previously only included services.
"The United States Government (USG) may incorporate Anti-Tamper (AT) protection into weapon systems and components that contain Critical Program Information (CPI). The AT protection will not impact operations, maintenance, or logistics provided that all terms delineated in the system technical documentation are followed."