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Welcome to DSCA's E-SAMM and
Policy Memoranda Distribution Portal

This site provides an updated method to accessing the Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM) and the Policy Memorandums that are issued by the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA).

Policy Memos

Latest Updates:

June 26, 2020

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June 21-27, 2020

  • DSCA Policy Memo 20-22, Defense Security Assistance Management System (DSAMS) Standard Payment Schedule Update has been posted.

    Effective 30 June 2020, CWD will apply the new payment schedules to all new basic cases entering the writing phase. Payment schedules for Amendments and Modifications will continue to be prepared using the payment schedule contained in their respective basic case. These payment schedule revisions, along with more accurate delivery schedules and requisitioning estimates, should help reduce the over-collection of cases.

June 16, 2020

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June 14-20, 2020

June 11, 2020

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June 07-13, 2020

May 18, 2020

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May 17-23, 2020

May 13, 2020

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May 10-16, 2020
  • DSCA Policy Memo 20-23, Mandatory Note Regarding Modifications of U.S. Defense Articles has been posted.

    This memorandum revises the Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM) to establish a mandatory note that will be required in all Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Letters of Offer and Acceptance (LOAs) to expand on requirements of the LOA Standard Terms and Conditions relating to modifications and unauthorized uses of defense articles provided through FMS. Effectively immediately, all FMS LOAs providing defense articles will include the attached note related to modifications and unauthorized use of those defense articles.

    This memo add LOA Note Modifications of U.S. Defense Articles to Appendix 6.