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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 nineteen 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 Start Printed Page 65242Political-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: November 2, 2004.

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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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 Germany to support the manufacture of PAC-3 (Patriot Advanced Capability) Missiles.

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 072-04

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

September 13, 2004.

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 Israel for the production of AN/APG-68(V)9 radar antenna LRU, transmitter LRU, antenna and transmitter subassemblies and test equipment for end-use in Israel, Greece, Singapore, Chile, Oman and 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 077-04.

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

September 14, 2004.

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 for the manufacture in Japan of the AN/APG-63(V)1 Radar System Retrofit Kits 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 076-04.

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

September 14, 2004.

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 554 M4 carbines with 100 M-203 grenade launchers and supporting equipment to the Italian Ministry of Defense, Military Police.

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 075-04.

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

September 14, 2004

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 Spain for the manufacture of M76 periscopes and components of the M86 Optronic Masts for the S-80 Submarines for end use by the Spanish 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,

Paul V. Kelly,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 074-04.

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

September 14, 2004.

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 contained in the attached certification involves the export of technical data and defense services to Egypt for the manufacture, assembly and test training for assembly of the AN/VVS-2(V)4, AN/VVS-1924 and AN/VVS YPR Night Driver's Viewers for the Egyptian 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,

Paul V. Kelly,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

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Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 070-04.

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

September 14, 2004.

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 Canada of technical data and defense services necessary for the manufacture in Canada of Exhaust Frame Assemblies and Front Frame Assembly for F404 and F414 Aircraft Engines for end-use in U.S. aircraft. This is an increase in scope and continuation of an on-going contract signed between the parties in 1991.

The United States Government is prepared to license the export of this manufacturing know-how 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 058-04.

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

September 14, 2004.

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 data, defense services and hardware to Germany to support the manufacturing of solid polymer electrolyte fuel cell batteries for use in U212 and U214 diesel submarines.

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 055-04.

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

September 15, 2004.

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 twelve modified S-92A helicopters with related spare parts, to DHC Helicopter Corporation, Canada to perform offshore oil operations, civil search and rescue, and other civil missions in Canada.

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 073-04.

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

September 16, 2004.

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 data, defense services and hardware to Australia for the refurbishment and upgrade of mission systems equipment on 18 P-3C Orion aircraft owned by the Royal Australian 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 069-04.

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

September 16, 2004.

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 Germany of technical data, defense services and hardware for the manufacture of components for the Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC-3) Missile for use in the U.S. and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) projects.

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 061-04.

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

September 16, 2004.

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 India of sixteen F404-GE-IN20 aircraft engines, technical data and defense services necessary for operation, organizational and I-3 maintenance, and to refurbish one of the eleven engines notified under DTC 19-87 for the Light Combat Aircraft of the Indian 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,

Paul V. Kelly,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 057-04.

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

September 24, 2004.

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 Start Printed Page 65244articles 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 the United Kingdom and Italy for the manufacture, production, maintenance, modification and integration of 2,303 Paveway IV Weapon System on aircraft in the inventory of 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 047-04.

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

September 28, 2004.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed lease of defense articles or defense services in the amount of $100,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the ten-year lease of fourteen (14) Gripen Aircraft containing U.S.-origin content and spare parts, ground support equipment and integrated logistics support, from Sweden to the Government of the Czech Republic.

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 078-04.

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

October 6, 2004.

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 export of technical data, defense services and hardware to France, Russia, Spain, Sweden and Kazakhstan for the launch of the Galaxy XIV commercial satellite to be owned and operated by a U.S. company.

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: 079-04.

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

October 6, 2004.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed license for 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 involves the transfer of technical data, assistance and defense articles to Israel for the sale of the MATBAT Phase II combat simulator for the Israeli 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 049-04A.

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

October 7, 2004.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed license for 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 involves the transfer of technical data, assistance and defense articles to the United Kingdom and France for the integration and sale of CTS800-4F engines into the FutureLynx Helicopter for the UK Ministry of Defence. Sublicensees may include foreign nationals from Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, Australia and Ireland. Testing of the engines will be performed in Sweden, and Morocco.

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 042-04.

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

October 12, 2004.

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 revolvers and pistols (calibers .17, .22, .32, .38, .357, .40, .41, .44, .45, .50, 9mm and .10mm) for export to Belgium for distribution to governments and private entities in the following sales territories: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and 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. DDTC 080-04.

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

October 15, 2004.

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 export of technical data, defense services and controlled hardware to support continued cooperation Start Printed Page 65245in Japan's Galaxy Express space launch vehicle program.

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 087-04.

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

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Dated: November 4, 2004.

Peter J. Berry,

Director, Office of Defense Trade Controls Licensing, Department of State.

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