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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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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 indicated 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).

DATES:

Effective Date: As shown on each of the 17 letters.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Ms. Susan M. Clark, Director, Office of Defense Trade Controls Licensing, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Department of State (202) 663-2023.

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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.

May 24, 2007.

Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed amendment to a license for the export of defense articles or defense services sold commercially under contract in the amount of $100,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves defense services associated with the Helicopter Long Range Active Sonar (HELRAS) Mod. 2 System for the Canadian Maritime Helicopter Program for end use by the Canadian 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,

Jeffrey T. Bergner,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 027-07.

May 25, 2007.

Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, re-certification of a proposed manufacturing license agreement for the manufacture of defense articles abroad in the amount of $100,000,000 or more.

The transaction described in the attached certification involves the transfer of technical data, assistance, and manufacturing know-how to Japan for the manufacture of the AN/ASA-70 Tactical Display Group for the Japanese P-3C Anti-Submarine 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,

Jeffrey T. Bergner,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 028-07.

May 29, 2007.

Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) 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 in the amount of $100,000,000 or more.

The transaction described in the attached certification involves the transfer of technical data, assistance and manufacturing know-how for the manufacture of the AN-APS-137B(V)5 Radar for the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF).

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 Start Printed Page 46123competitive harm to the United States firm concerned.

  Sincerely,

Jeffrey T. Bergner,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 042-07.

June 7, 2007.

Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed technical assistance agreement for the export of technical data, defense services, 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 defense articles to support the manufacture of GF-15 aircraft major structural 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 submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the United States firm concerned.

  Sincerely,

Jeffrey T. Bergner,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 015-07.

June 7, 2007.

Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam 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 defense articles to support the sale of the Sensor Fused Weapon to the United Arab Emirates Air Force and Air 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,

Jeffrey T. Bergner,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 017-07.

June 7, 2007.

Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) and 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 and for the export of defense articles or defense services sold commercially under contract in the amount of $100,000,000 or more.

The transaction described in the attached certification involves the transfer of technical data, defense articles and defense services, including manufacturing know-how, to Germany for the manufacture of 120mm tank training ammunition.

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,

Jeffrey T. Bergner,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 018-07.

June 7, 2007.

Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam 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 transfer of technical data, assistance and manufacturing know-how to Japan for the manufacture of the AN/APX-72 Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) Transponder for integration into Japanese Ministry of Defense aircraft and ships.

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,

Jeffrey T. Bergner,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 040-07.

June 7, 2007.

Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam 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 $100,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the transfer to Commonwealth of Australia of additional technical data, defense services, and defense articles necessary to support the Royal Australian Air Forces F/A-18 Aircraft Mid-Life Hornet Upgrade 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,

Jeffrey T. Bergner,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 041-07.

June 8, 2007.

Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed technical assistance agreement for the export of technical data, defense services, and defense articles in the amount of $50,000,000 or more. Start Printed Page 46124

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of technical data, defense services and defense articles to support the sale of four C-17A aircraft to 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,

Jeffrey T. Bergner,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 061-07.

June 15, 2007.

Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) and 36(d) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed license 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 described in the attached certification involves the transfer of technical data, defense services, and defense articles for licensed production of the Airborne Early warning and Control System (AEW & C) for ultimate sale to and end-use by the Republic of Korea, 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,

Jeffrey T. Bergner,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 054-07.

June 19, 2007.

Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam 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.

The transaction described in the attached certification involves the transfer of defense articles, technical data, and defense systems to Norway for the manufacture of Gunner's Thermal 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,

Jeffrey T. Bergner,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 021-07.

June 19, 2007.

Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed technical assistance agreement for defense services sold commercially under contract in the amount of $100,000,000 or more.

The transaction described in the attached certification involves the transfer of defense articles, technical data, and defense services for the LITENING Advanced Targeting Pods in support of the Australian F/A-18 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,

Jeffrey T. Bergner,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 023-07.

June 19, 2007.

Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam 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 firearms sold commercially under contract in the amount of $1,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of firearms to Colombia for the ultimate use by the Colombian Armed Forces.

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,

Jeffrey T. Bergner,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 038-07.

June 19, 2007.

Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) & (d) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed technical assistance agreement for the export of defense articles, including technical data, and defense services in the amount of $50,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense articles and services to the Republic of Korea for the manufacture of selected components, and the assembly of the Korean Electro-Optical Tracking System for end-use by the Republic of Korea 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,

Jeffrey T. Bergner, Start Printed Page 46125

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 044-07.

June 29, 2007.

Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam 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 defense services in the amount of $50,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification concerns future commercial activities with Russia, Ukraine, and Norway related to the launch of all commercial and foreign non-commercial satellites from the Pacific Ocean utilizing a modified oil platform.

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,

Jeffrey T. Bergner,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 071-07.

June 29, 2007.

Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam 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 defense services in the amount of $50,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification concerns future commercial activities with Russia related to the launch of all commercial and foreign non-commercial satellites from Kazakhstan.

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,

Jeffrey T. Bergner,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 072-07.

June 29, 2007.

Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam 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 defense services in the amount of $100,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification concerns future commercial activities related to the co-development of the Galaxy Express space launch vehicle upgrade program for 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,

Jeffrey T. Bergner,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 073-07.

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Dated: August 8, 2007.

Susan M. Clark,

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

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