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E-SAMM

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:

Sept 18, 2020

Date Changes

September 13-19, 2020

Sept 02, 2020

Date Changes
Aug 30 - Sept 05, 2020
  • DSCA Policy Memo 20-14, Dependable Undertaking Update and Clarification has been posted.

    The purpose of this memorandum is to clarify and standardize how Dependable Undertaking (DU) eligibility status is established, managed, and terminated. DU is authorized by the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) Sections 22(a) and 29 and requires that FMS Partners authorized to use DU are able and willing to pay at such times and in such amounts as required by the USG for procurement purchases.

    This memo updates C9.8.3. Dependable Undertaking Status.

  • DSCA Policy Memo 20-45, Revised List for Accelerated Case Closure Procedures (ACCP) Participants has been posted.

    Per the referenced letter (France Ministry of Defense Letter dated 20 May 2020 signed by Colonel (Acquisition) Nicolas Tessaud, Defense Cooperation Attaché the France Ministry of Defense requests to participate in the Accelerated Case Closure Procedures (ACCP) Program. Effective immediately, all cases for this customer will be included in the ACCP program. All Implementing Agencies (IAs) must ensure their Foreign Military Sales (FMS) system(s) reflect this revised information. Likewise, DSCA will update the Defense Security Assistance Management System (DSAMS) accordingly.

    This memo updates:

July 27, 2020

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July 26-31, 2020

July 21, 2020

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July 19-25, 2020

July 06, 2020

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July 05 - 11, 2020