Skip to Content

Notice

Bureau of Political-Military Affairs: Directorate 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(f) of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2776).

EFFECTIVE DATE:

As shown on each of the nine letters.

Start Further Info

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Mr. Robert W. Maggi, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Department of State (202 663-2700).Start Printed Page 12967

End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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.

Start Signature

Dated: March 11, 2003.

Robert W. Maggi,

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Department of State.

End Signature

U.S. Department of State

Washington, DC 20520

January 23, 2003.

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 related to the Proton Space Launch Vehicle beyond the period specified in 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 046-01 dated April 2, 2001; DTC 034-01 dated March 1, 2001; DTC 014-00 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 001-03.

U.S. Department of State

Washington, DC 20520

January 23, 2003.

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, 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 148-02 dated July 26, 2002; DTC 183-02 dated June 27, 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 002-03.

U.S. Department of State

Washington, DC 20520

January 23, 2003.

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 for cooperation in the co-development of Japan's Galaxy Express (formerly J-1) space launch vehicle program beyond the period specified in DTC 019-02.

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 003-03.

U.S. Department of State

Washington, DC 20520

February 12, 2003.

The Honorable Richard G. Lugar,

Chairman, Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate.

Dear Mr. Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) and (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 and the export of defense articles or defense services in the amount of $100,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense services, technical data and defense articles to Italy to support the manufacture and assembly of four B767 Tanker Transport Aircraft with associated spares and support equipment for the Italian Ministry of 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,

Paul V. Kelly

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 284-02.

U.S. Department of State

Washington, DC 20520

February 13, 2003.

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 involves the export to the United Arab Emirates of technical data, defense services, and defense articles related to establishment of a depot level maintenance capability for hydraulic, pneumatic, fuel, instrument, landing gear and oxygen systems for the F-16 Block 60, C-130 and AH-64A aircraft.

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 213-02.

U.S. Department of State

Washington, DC 20520

February 13, 2003.

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 involving the manufacture of significant military equipment abroad.

The transaction described in the attached certification involves the export to Norway of technical data, assistance and defense articles for the manufacture and assembly of small diameter unguided sounding rockets for end-Start Printed Page 12968use in Belgium, Denmark, France, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom, United States, Finland, Austria, Ireland, Lithuania, Sweden and Switzerland.

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 285-02.

U.S. Department of State

Washington, DC 20520

February 13, 2003.

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 transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of pistols, revolvers and associated spare parts to Belgium for commercial re-sale in Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and 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,

Paul V. Kelly,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 004-03.

U.S. Department of State

Washington, DC 20520

February 14, 2003.

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 export to Japan of one PHALANX close-in weapon system to support the Japan Maritime 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,

Paul V. Kelly

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 286-02.

U.S. Department of State

Washington, DC 20520

February 14, 2003.

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 transaction described in the attached certification involves the transfer of technical data, assistance and manufacturing know-how to Japan for the production of AN/AQH-4(v)2 Acoustic Data Recorders and DCR-105 Digital Cassette Mission Recorders for the Japan Defense Agency (JDA) for use on P-3C aircraft and SH-60K helicopters for anti-submarine warfare.

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 287-02.

End Supplemental Information

[FR Doc. 03-6446 Filed 3-17-03; 8:45 am]

BILLING CODE 4710-25-P