Review of Storage Charges and Customer Assistance Teams for Military Sales

LCD-77-238: Published: Sep 23, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 23, 1977.

Additional Materials:


Office of Public Affairs
(202) 512-4800

A review of shipments from 19 depots under the Foreign Military Sales Program revealed no significant problems.

Program storage costs of 12 depots were estimated at about $11,600 for periods ranging from 3 to 15 months and no storage costs were found at the remaining 7 depots. A problem at the New Cumberland Army Depot relating to failure of German officials to receive notices was corrected by use of a courier service. The cost of customer assistance teams can be included in the price of the material, can be separately identified as a line item on the sales agreement, or can be included as an administrative surcharge. Total maintenance technical assistance for all depots for FY 1976 totaled $343,414, of which $147,176 was identified as program maintenance assistance. If teams are a specific line item on sales agreement, costs are properly payable by the foreign country and past undercharges can be billed if actual costs can be identified.

Jul 21, 2016

Jun 23, 2016

May 12, 2016

Apr 14, 2016

Mar 4, 2016

Oct 30, 2015

Sep 9, 2015

Aug 17, 2015

Jul 9, 2015

Apr 27, 2015

Looking for more? Browse all our products here