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Bureau of Political-Military Affairs: Directorate of Defense Trade Controls; Notifications to the Congress of Proposed Commercial Export Licenses

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Notice is hereby given that the Department of State has forwarded the attached Notifications of Proposed Export Licenses to the Congress on the dates shown on the attachments pursuant to sections 36(c) and 36(d) and in compliance with section 36(f) of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2776).

 

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EFFECTIVE DATE: Back to Top

As shown on each of the ten letters.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top

Mr. Peter J. Berry, Director, Office of Defense Trade Controls Licensing, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Department of State (202-663-2700).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Back to Top

Section 36(f) of the Arms Export Control Act mandates that notifications to the Congress pursuant to sections 36(c) and 36(d) must be published in the Federal Register when they are transmitted to Congress or as soon thereafter as practicable.

Dated: May 2, 2003.

Terry L. Davis,

Acting Director, Office of Defense Trade Controls Licensing, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Department of State.

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker: Pursuant to section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting herewith, certification of a proposed license for the export of defense articles or defense services sold commercially under a contract in the amount of $50,000,000 or more.

The transactions contained in the attached certification concern future commercial activities with Russia and Kazakhstan related to the Proton Space Launch Vehicle beyond those specified in DTC 001-03 dated January 24, 2003, DTC 147-02 dated July 26, 2002; DTC 182-02 dated June 27, 2002; DTC 124-02 dated May 22, 2002; DTC 022-02 dated May 1, 2002; DTC 038-01 dated April 30, 2001; DTC 034-01 dated March 1, 2001; DTC 014-01 dated March 7, 2000; DTC 098-99 dated August 5, 1999; and DTC 039-98 dated March 19, 1998.

The United States Government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights and arms control considerations.

More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the United States firm concerned.

Sincerely,

Paul V. Kelly,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 022-03.

The Honorable Richard G. Lugar,

Chairman Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate.

Dear Mr. Chairman: Pursuant to section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith certification of a proposed license for the export of defense articles or defense services sold commercially under a contract in the amount of $50,000,000 or more.

The transactions contained in the attached certification concern future commercial activities with Russia, Ukraine and Norway related to the launch of commercial satellites from the Pacific Ocean utilizing a modified oil platform beyond the period specified in DTC 002-03 dated January 24, 2003; DTC 148-02 dated July 26, 2002; DTC 123-02 dated May 22, 2002; DTC 023-02 dated May 1, 2002; DTC 048-01 dated April 30, 2001; DTC 026-00 dated May 19, 2000; DTC 124-99 dated November 10, 1999; DTC 006-99 dated April 16, 1999; and DTC 016-97 dated July 25, 1997.

The United States Government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights and arms control considerations.

More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the United States firm concerned.

Sincerely,

Paul V. Kelly,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 023-03.

The Honorable Richard G. Lugar,

Chairman, Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate.

Dear Mr. Chairman: Pursuant to section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed license for the export of defense articles or defense services sold commercially under a contract in the amount of $50,000,000 or more.

The transition contained in the attached certification concerns exports of technical data and defense services for cooperation in the co-development of Japan's Galaxy Express (formerly J-1) space launch vehicle program beyond the period specified in DTC 003-03.

The United States Government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights and arms control considerations.

More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the United States firm concerned.

Sincerely,

Paul V. Kelly,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 024-03.

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker: Pursuant to section 36(d) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed manufacturing license agreement for the manufacture of significant military equipment abroad.

The transition contained in the attached certification involves the transfer of technical data, assistance and manufacturing know-how to Jordan for the modernization and upgrade of 1,200 M113A1 vehicles to the M113A2Mk1 Armored Personnel Carrier configuration for the Jordan Armed Forces.

The United States Government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights and arms control considerations.

More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the United States firm concerned.

Sincerely,

Paul V. Kelly,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 005-03.

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker: Pursuant to section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed license for the export of defense articles that are firearms controlled under category I of the United States Munitions List sold commercially under a contract in the amount of $1,000,000 or more.

The transition contained in the attached certification involves the transfer of export of 132 .50 caliber semi-automatic sniper rifles and associated equipment to the Greek Army.

The United States Government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights and arms control considerations.

More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the United States firm concerned.

Sincerely,

Paul V. Kelly,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 006-02.

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert,

Speaker of the House of Representatives..

Dear Mr. Speaker: Pursuant to section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed license for the export of major defense equipment and defense articles in the amount of $25,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the sale of three S-70B helicopters with enhanced configuration (previously S-70B-6 configuration) to the Government of Greece.

The United States Government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights and arms control considerations.

More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the United States firm concerned.

Sincerely,

Paul V. Kelly,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 007-03.

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker: Pursuant to section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed license for the export of defense articles or defense services sold commercially under a contract in the amount of $50,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification concerns exports of technical data and defense services to France and its subcontractors in Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain and the United Kingdom for the launch of two commercial communications satellites to be owned and operated by a U.S. firm.

The United States Government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights and arms control considerations.

More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the United States firm concerned.

Sincerely,

Paul V. Kelly,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 008-03.

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker: Pursuant to section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed manufacturing license agreement for the manufacture of significant military equipment abroad.

The transaction described in the attached certification involves the transfer of technical data, defense services, and hardware to Germany for the manufacture of components for the Standard Advanced Dewar Assembly II Thermal Imaging System for end-use by the Ministries of Defense in Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Australia, Canada, Denmark, Greece, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, and Turkey.

The United States Government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights and arms control considerations.

More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the United States firm concerned.

Sincerely,

Paul V. Kelly,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 011-03.

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker: Pursuant to section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed license for the export of defense articles or defense services sold commercially under a contract in the amount of $100,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export to the United Kingdom of technical data, defense articles and defense services for demonstration, manufacturing and in-service support phases of the Airborne Electronic Reconnaissance System known as Project EXTRACT for end-use by the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence.

The United States Government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights and arms control considerations.

More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the United States firm concerned.

Sincerely,

Paul V. Kelly,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 014-03.

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker: Pursuant to section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA), I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed license for the export of defense articles or defense services sold commercially under a contract in the amount of $50,000,000 or more.

The transaction described in the attached certification consists of the export of Sentinel radar assemblies and related equipment to the U.S. Armed Forces in Kuwait.

The United States Government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights and arms control considerations.

More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the United States firm concerned.

Pursuant to a Presidential delegation of authority, and authority delegated by the Secretary of State under section 36(c) of the AECA, I wish to notify you that the Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security has determined that an emergency exists which requires that the export license pertaining to the proposed transfer will become effective immediately in the national interests of the United States.

Sincerely,

Paul V. Kelly,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

[FR Doc. 03-11464 Filed 5-7-03; 8:45 am]

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