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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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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 eleven letters.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

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).

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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.

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Dated: July 2, 2003.

Peter J. Berry,

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

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U.S. Department of State

Washington, DC 20520

April 30, 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 243 M-24 7.62 x 51mm bolt action centerfire rifles and associated equipment to the Colombian Ministry of National Defense for use by the Colombian 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. DDTC 030-03.

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

U.S. Department of State

Washington, DC 20520

May 16, 2003.

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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 technical data and defense services to Germany for the production of the AN/APG-65 radar system and related equipment for end-use by the Governments of Germany, Greece and the 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,

Paul V. Kelly,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 009-03.

U.S. Department of State

Washington, DC 20520

May 16, 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 $100,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of technical assistance and hardware to the United Kingdom related to the production of castings and structural parts for the 155mm Howitzer.

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 013-03.

U.S. Department of State

Washington, DC 20520

May 16, 2003.

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 $100,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of technical data, defense services and hardware to Canada and the United Kingdom related to management data terminals of the BOWMAN communications system for ultimate 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. DTC 015-03.

U.S. Department of State

Washington, DC 20520

May 16, 2003.

The Honorable Richard G. Lugar,

Chairman, Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate.

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 for the manufacture of significant military equipment abroad.

The transaction described in the attached certification involves the export to Norway of technical data and assistance in the manufacture of the high explosive shaped main charge warhead for the Javelin Missile System for end-use by the United States.

The United States Government is prepared to license the export of these items having Start Printed Page 41855taken 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 019-03.

U.S. Department of State

Washington, DC 20520

May 16, 2003.

The Honorable Richard G. Lugar,

Chairman, Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate.

Dear Mr. Chairman:

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 Japan to support the manufacture, assembly and training of ten AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopters with associated spares and support equipment for the Government of 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,

Paul V. Kelly,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 020-03.

U.S. Department of State

Washington, DC 20520

May 19, 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 export to South Africa of technical data and assistance in the manufacture of towed, turreted, and self-propelled artillery ammunition for end-use by the U.S. 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. DDTC 018-03.

U.S. Department of State

Washington, DC 20520

May 22, 2003.

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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 to Poland of technical data, defense services and defense articles for the manufacture of three hundred thirteen LAV-30 turrets for use in armored personnel carriers by the Government of Poland.

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 017-03.

U.S. Department of State

Washington, DC 20520

May 22, 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 contract in the amount of $50,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export to Mexico of technical data, defense services and defense articles for the manufacture of additional Line Replaceable Module electrical connector backplanes for end-use by the 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,

Paul V. Kelly,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 025-03.

U.S. Department of State

Washington, DC 20520

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

U.S. Department of State

Washington, DC 20520

May 22, 2003.

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 $14,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the sale, integration, operation, repair, testing, training and maintenance of Paveway II and Paveway III Weapon Systems on F-4, F-5 and F-16 aircraft owned and operated by the Republic of Korea Air 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. DDTC 033-03

U.S. Department of State

Washington, DC 20520

May 27, 2003.

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 transaction contained in the attached certification concerns exports of technical data and defense services for delivery of the Thuraya-D3 Satellite to the United Arab Emirates.

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.

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Paul V. Kelly,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 031-03

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