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DSCA 16-08

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

3/15/2016

MEMORANDUM FOR :

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

SUBJECT :

Assignment of Security Cooperation (SC) Customer Code "89" for Department of State (DoS)-Directed (SDD) Foreign Military Financing (FMF) for the Central America Maritime Regional Initiative (CAMRI), DSCA Policy 16-08, [SAMM E-Change 297]

Division K of the Fiscal Year 2016 Consolidated Appropriations Act, "Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2016 makes FMF available to procure defense articles and services for subsequent transfer to CAMRI-eligible countries. DoS has established CAMRI.

Although Foreign Military Sales (FMS) policy and standard FMS Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) Notes generally will apply to cases under the SDD FMF Procurement program CAMRI, there will be significant differences from other FMS LOAs funded with FMF because SDD FMF LOAs are internal U.S. Government transactions. Benefitting countries will not sign an SDD FMF LOA, which means the Standard Terms and Conditions will not apply. DoS will, however, secure FMF Security Assurance Agreements from benefitting countries to obtain appropriate end-use, security, and retransfer assurances. DoS will send a memorandum to DSCA identifying the funding amount(s) and fiscal year; benefitting countries, reporting requirements; authorized services, equipment, and materials to be procured; and any specific DoS requirements, limitations and instructions.

Instructions and Notes for SDD FMF LOA development are attached and should be reviewed carefully because of the unique characteristics of the SDD FMF Procurement program. Per DSCA policy memo 13-04, [SAMM E-Change 193], use the SDD LOA procurement notes that were added to the SAMM Appendix 6 (State Department Directed FMF Procurement Reporting Requirements, State Department Directed FMF Procurement-Team Deployment, State Department Directed FMF Procurement Purchase and Funds Usage).

Code "89" is assigned effective immediately for the SDD FMF Procurement program, CAMRI. Chapter 4, Table C4.T2B, Security Cooperation (SC) Customer and Regional Codes and FMS Eligibility, is updated as follows:

Organization FMS
Code
Combatant
Command
\1
Regional
Grouping
\2
FMS/AECA
Eligible
\3
Accel. Case
Closure Eligible
SDD FMF-CAMRI 89 SO NR Yes Yes

During case execution, the Implementing Agency (IA) is responsible for submitting expenditure reports to DSCA (Business Operations Directorate) as specified in the DoS Memorandum to DSCA and as specified by DSCA (Business Operations Directorate).

If you have any policy questions contact Ms. Caroline Chin, DSCA-STR/SPI, caroline.s.chin.civ@mail.mil, (703) 697-9073.

Robert Helfant
Principal Director
Strategy

ATTACHMENT :
As stated

CC :

AFRICOM
CENTCOM
EUCOM
NORTHCOM
SOUTHCOM
PACOM
TRANSCOM
SOCOM
STATE/PM-RSAT
USASAC
SATFA
USACE
NAVSUP
WSS
NETSAFA
TRADOC
AFSAC
AFSAT
DISAM
MARCOR IP
SCETC
USCG International Affairs (G-CI)

State Department Directed Foreign Military Financing (FMF) Procurement Program-Central America Maritime Regional Initiative (CAMRI)

Instructions and Notes for LOA Development

Any sole source purchases must be justified and approved in accordance with statutory authority using procedures applicable to United States Government appropriated-fund purchases. Contracts may not rely on Title 10 United States Code (U.S.C.) Section 2304 (c) (4), implemented by the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 6.302-4, International Agreement (directed source), as authority to award using other than full and open competition.

# Field Description

1

Case Identifier

Implementing Agency assigns Case Identifier. (89-X-XXX)

2

Purchaser's Reference

Enter [subject, originator, serial number, date] of the Memorandum of Request.

3

Nickname Field

Enter the Benefitting Country/organization and the program name; e.g. BANDARIA CAMRI. If there are multiple Benefitting Countries on the LOA, list the SC Customer Codes from SAMM Table C4.T2.; e.g. BN, BF, BH, before entering the program name. This field is limited to 50 characters.

4

Offer Expiration Date (OED)

The OED should be no later than the last date the funds are required to ensure they will be obligated prior to expiring.

5

Authority Field

Select the appropriate authority from the drop down menu; e.g. FY16 CAMRI.

6

Authority Fiscal Year

Enter the appropriate fiscal year of the funding source; e.g. FY16.

7

Term of Sale Dollar Amount

Enter funding amount provided under the program for the authority selected.

8

S1 Description Field

Enter the Benefitting Countries' customer codes followed by a dash, and then a short description of the articles and services being provided. This field is limited to 45 characters.

9

Purchaser Mailing Address

Select "Department of State".

10

Benefitting Country

Select Benefitting Country for each line, as applicable. For lines with more than one Benefitting Country select "89".

11

Description/Condition Field

Any MDE or classified items will be listed separately on the LOA and not combined on a line with non-MDE or unclassified items. Lines should be listed in order from most to least substantial. After the major items, the remaining lines should be listed in order by Generic Code at the IA's discretion.

12

Offer Release Code (ORC)

Enter the appropriate ORC per SAMM Chapter 7.

13

Delivery Term Code (DTC)

Enter DTC 7 to indicate that DoD will provide trans-oceanic and in-country travel to the final destination. Enter DTC 9 if follow-on transportation from the port of debarkation has been arranged via another means.

14

Term of Sale

Enter "FMS Credit (Non-Repayable)".

15

Customer Signatory Name

Enter "No Purchaser Signature Required". This must be physically entered as it will not be automatically generated by DSAMS for this program.

16

State Description

Enter the approved Benefitting Countries being supported.

17

LOA Notes

  1. Additional to Standard FMS Notes. Implementing Agency and Case Writing Division will enter the LOA Note(s) as in the attached for Reporting Requirements, Team Deployment, and Purchase and Funds Usage Restrictions.

  2. Benefitting Countries. Implementing Agency will list all.

18

Official Case File

IA will ensure a copy of the DoS Memorandum to DSCA is retained in the official case file