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DSCA 12-04

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

2/13/2012

MEMORANDUM FOR :

DEPUTY UNDER SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE FOR INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY FOR DEFENSE EXPORTS AND COOPERATION
DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE NAVY FOR INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE CONTRACT MANAGEMENT AGENCY
DIRECTOR FOR SECURITY ASSISTANCE, DEFENSE FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING SERVICE-INDIANAPOLIS OPERATIONS
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
DIRECTOR, LOGISTICS INFORMATION AGENCY
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE REUTILIZATION AND MARKETING SERVICE
DIRECTOR, DEFENSE THREAT REDUCTION AGENCY
DIRECTOR, NATIONAL GEOSPATIAL-INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
DEPUTY DIRECTOR, FOR INFORMATION ASSURANCE, NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

SUBJECT :

Contract Administrative Services (CAS) Waiver for the Republic of Korea DSCA 12-04) [SAMM E- Change 189]

Annex II, Regarding Reciprocal Government Quality Assurance Services to the Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of National Defense of the Republic of Korea and the Department of Defense of the United States of America signed June 8, 1988, entered into force on December 13, 2011. The Annex states that charges for Government Quality Assurance services provided on Foreign Military Sales cases will be waived. Therefore, the Quality Assurance (QA) surcharges for all Foreign Military Sales (FMS) cases implemented for the purchaser on or after December 13, 2011 are to be waived.

Request the Defense Finance and Accounting Service properly code all Republic of Korea FMS cases implemented on or after December 13, 2011 to exclude the calculation of the QA surcharge. In addition, request Implementing Agencies take appropriate action to ensure all FMS cases implemented on or after December 13, 2011 are priced to reflect the waiver of the QA surcharge.

Effective immediately DoD 5105.38-M, the Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM), Table (C9.T3 is updated to include the following entry:

Country/Security
Assistance Country Code
Effective Date Cost Waived

Korea (Seoul) (KS)

December 13, 2011

Quality Assurance and Inspection

If you have any questions concerning this change please contact Ms. Pauline Vander Veer, DSCA/DBO/CFM, 703-604-6568, e-mail: Pauline.VanderVeer@dsca.mil or Candace Sampere, DSCA/DBO/FPIO, 703-601-3750, e-mail: Candace.Sampere@dsca.mil.

Ann Cataldo
Principal Director
Business Operations

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