Note Input Responsibility
Note Usage

Mandatory for BPC LOAs to NATO members, Australia, or New Zealand that include COMSEC equipment.

Mandatory for Amendments and Modifications that include or add COMSEC equipment if the note on the current implemented version of the case varies from this text.

Note Text

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

  1. NATO Security Agreements including implementing directives and policies promulgated by the NATO Military Committee, NATO Communications and Information Agency, (NCI Agency), NATO Office of Security, and other NATO organizations.

  2. Bilateral and/or multilateral Communications Security and other security agreements between the U.S. and the Benefitting Country.

The Benefitting Country is not authorized to perform repairs, maintenance beyond organizational-level maintenance nor receive information, training or material pertaining to repair and/or maintenance of the COMSEC equipment provided on this LOA without the express written consent of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA).

The Benefitting Country is aware that upon U.S. Government request, the COMSEC products and their inventory and accountability records are to be made available to U.S. representatives for the purpose of conducting a compliance assessment with the requirements stated in applicable agreements and documents above. This assessment will not be a COMSEC account audit and will not include an inspection of keying material."