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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 seven 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: October 3, 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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United States Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20520

July 25, 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 $50,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the temporary export of one commercial communications satellite, plus ground maintenance, test and support equipment and secure communications equipment to International Waters in the Pacific Ocean for Sea 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,

Paul V. Kelly,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs

Enclosure:

Transmittal No. DDTC 075-03

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

United States Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20520

www.state.gov

September 3, 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 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 technical data, defense services and hardware to Algeria and the United Kingdom necessary for the development of a Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Information, Surveillance and Reconnaissance System for the Algerian 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. DDTC 078-03

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

United States Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20520

September 3, 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 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 510 M-60E4 7.62 x 51mm machine guns and associated minor 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. DTC 085-03

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

United States Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20520

September 3, 2003.

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 $50,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense services, technical data and defense articles for the manufacture in Mexico of a ring laser gyro inertial sensor assembly and circuit card components.

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 Start Printed Page 59977submitted 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 087-03

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

United States Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20520

September 3, 2003.

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 Japan to support the manufacture, maintenance, and marketing of the AN/AAS-44 (JM) and TIFLIR-49(JM) Infrared Detecting Systems for the Japanese 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,

Paul V. Kelly,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure:

Transmittal No. DDTC 087-03

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

United States Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20520

September 3, 2003.

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 manufacture in Denmark and The Netherlands of Optical Waveguide Chips for use as sensing devices for chemical and biological detection for the United States 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,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure:

Transmittal No. DTC 093-03

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

United States Department of State, Washington, D.C. 20520

September 10, 2003.

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 necessary for the production, use, sale, repair, maintenance and overhaul of the F-4EJ Flight Director System for end-use by 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. DTC 094-03

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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