Skip to Content

Notice

Office of Defense Trade Controls; Notifications to the Congress of Proposed Commercial Export Licenses

Document Details

Information about this document as published in the Federal Register.

Published Document

This document has been published in the Federal Register. Use the PDF linked in the document sidebar for the official electronic format.

Start Preamble

AGENCY:

Department of State.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

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(e) of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2776).

EFFECTIVE DATE:

As shown on each of the 25 letters.

Start Further Info

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Mr. William J. Lowell, Director, Office of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Department of State (202 663-2700).

End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Section 38(e) 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.

Start Signature
Start Printed Page 50038

Dated: August 2, 2000.

William J. Lowell,

Director, Office of Defense Trade Controls.

End Signature May 4, 2000.

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 $14,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of 895 TOW 2A missiles for the Hellenic Ministry of National Defense.

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,

Barbara Larkin,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 013-00

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representative.

July 21, 2000

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 and/or defense services sold commercially under a contract in the amount of $50,000,000.00 or more.

The transaction described in the attached certification involves the export of twenty (20) F-16D Aircraft including engines, five (5) additional spare engines, a software maintenance facility, spare parts, associated equipment, and technical data.

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,

Barbara Larkin,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 018-00

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

July 21, 2000.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(d) 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.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense services and technical data for the development and production of Brimstone Missile Bus Electro-Mechanical Actuators, in the United Kingdom.

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,

Barbara Larkin

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 36-00

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

July 18, 2000.

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 $50,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of technical data and assistance to Germany for the manufacture of the AN/APG-65 radar system and related equipment for end use by the Governments of Germany, Greece and United States.

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,

Barbara Larkin,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 041-00

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

July 21, 2000.

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 involves the export to Japan of three T-400 training aircraft, support equipment and support services for government end-use.

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,

Barbara Larkin,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 054-00

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

July 21, 2000.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

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

The transaction described in the attached certification involves the amendment of a current manufacturing license agreement with Germany for the production of tank fire control systems for end use by the governments of NATO countries, Sweden, Switzerland, Austria and Thailand.

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,

Barbara Larkin,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 059-00

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

July 21, 2000.

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 $50,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of a JCSAT commercial communications satellite for launch from French Guiana and sale to Japan.

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,

Barbara Larkin,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 061-00 Start Printed Page 50039

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

July 21, 2000.

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 $50,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense services and support for the Mid-Life Upgrade of F/A-18 Aircraft in Australia.

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,

Barbara Larkin,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 64-00

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

July 21, 2000.

Dear Mr. Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) and (d) 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 $50,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense services and technical data to support the design, and manufacture of Joint Striker Fighter (JSF) 119 Gas Turbine Engine Exhaust Nozzle parts and components, in The Netherlands.

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,

Barbara Larkin,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 68-00

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

July 21, 2000.

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 sold under a contract in the amount of $14,000,000 or more.

The transaction described in the attached certification involves the retransfer of one (1) Sikorsky S-70A Helicopter from Brunei to Jordan.

The United States Government is prepared to authorize the retransfer of this item 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,

Barbara Larkin,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 069-00

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

July 21, 2000.

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 $50,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves a technical assistance agreement to provide performance and interface requirements to Japan for the design and manufacture of satellite components for use on U.S. commercial communication satellites.

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,

Barbara Larkin,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 071-00

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

July 21, 2000.

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 $50,000,000 or more.

The transaction described in the attached certification involves the export of 2 commercial communications satellites (XM-1 and XM-2) to either French Guiana for launch on an Ariane space launch vehicle or to the Sea Launch Platform for launch on a Zenit space launch vehicle. Upon orbit, the satellite will be operated by XM Satellite Radio Inc. located in Washington, D.C.

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,

Barbara Larkin

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 072-00

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

July 21, 2000.

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 $50,000,000 or more.

The transaction described in the attached certification involves the export of two iSKY commercial communications satellites to French Guiana for launch.

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,

Barbara Larkin,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 073-00

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

July 21, 2000.

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 $50,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the manufacture of an EP-3C airframe for use by the Japanese Self Defense Force.

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,

Barbara Larkin,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 074-00

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Start Printed Page 50040 July 21, 2000.

Dear Mr. Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(d) 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.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense services for the manufacture of the “Bushmaster” 7.62mm Chain Gun in Canada and the United Kingdom, for further resale into specified territories.

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,

Barbara Larkin,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 77-00

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

July 21, 2000.

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 with Finland.

The transaction described in the attached certification involves the transfer of technical data, and naval architectural services for the design of the T-2000 Air Cushion Vehicle for the Finnish Government.

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,

Barbara Larkin,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. 078-00

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

July 21, 2000.

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 with Canada.

The transaction described in the attached certification involves the transfer of technical data and defense services for the manufacture, sale, service and repair of 25mm HEI-T and TP-T ammunition in Canada with added sales in Australia and New Zealand.

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,

Barbara Larkin,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. 079-00

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

July 21, 2000.

Dear Mr. Chairman: Pursuant to Section 36(d) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed Manufacturing License Agreement with Spain.

The transaction described in the attached certification involves the transfer of technical data, manufacturing know-how and training to Spain for the construction of F-85 Aegis Frigates for the Norwegian Navy.

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,

Barbara Larkin,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. 080-00

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

July 21, 2000.

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 involves the export of the QuickBird-2 remote sensing satellite and technical data to Russia for launch from Plesetsk, Russia.

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,

Barbara Larkin,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 082-00

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

July 21, 2000.

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 and/or defense services sold commercially under a contract in the amount of $50,000,000.00 or more.

The transaction described in the attached certification involves the export of three (3) shipsets of the MK 15 MOD12 Phalanx Close-In Weapon System to the Japan Defense Agency.

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,

Barbara Larkin,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 084-00

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

July 21, 2000.

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 involves the continued export to Saudi Arabia of technical, training, and logistical support for the operation and maintenance of the HAWK and PATRIOT Air Defense Systems.

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,

Barbara Larkin,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 085-00

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

July 21, 2000.

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 with the United Kingdom.

The transaction described in the attached certification involves the transfer of technical data and assistance in the manufacture of Start Printed Page 50041biological and chemical agents detection and monitoring equipment for end use by the governments of the United Kingdom and United States.

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,

Barbara Larkin,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. 088-00

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

July 21, 2000.

Dear Mr. Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) and (d) 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 $50,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense services and technical data to support the overhaul and upgrade of (25) LVTP7/LVTC7 amphibious vehicles to the AAVP7A1 configuration, the production of (9) AAVC7A1 new amphibious vehicles, and the conduct of training courses for crew and maintenance personnel in Italy.

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,

Barbara Larkin,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 90-00

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

July 21, 2000.

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 with the United Kingdom.

The transaction described in the attached certification involves the manufacture of wing and fuselage components for the Joint Strike Fighter for use by the U. S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Marine Corps.

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,

Barbara Larkin,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 091-00

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

July 21, 2000.

Dear Mr. Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) and (d) 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 $50,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense services, articles and technical data to support the co-production of F/A-18 C/D structural components and subassemblies, in Australia.

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,

Barbara Larkin,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 92-00

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

End Supplemental Information

[FR Doc. 00-20673 Filed 8-15-00; 8:45 am]

BILLING CODE 4710-25-P