DODD 5105.38-M 02/05/02
SECURITY ASSISTANCE MANAGEMENT MANUAL (SAMM)
|Publication Date:||5 February 2002|
Security assistance, defined in its simplest terms, concerns the transfer of military and economic assistance through sale, grant, lease, or loan to friendly foreign governments. Transfers are carried out under the principle that if they are essential to the security and economic well-being of such governments and international organizations, they are equally vital to the security and economic well-being of the United States.
Purpose. This section summarizes the rationale and scope of the SA program.