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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 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).

DATES:

Effective Date: As shown on each of the 15 letters.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Mr. Robert S. Kovac, Managing Director, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Department of State (202) 663-2861.

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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 21, 2009.

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 the export of 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 defense articles, including technical data, and defense services to Mexico for the manufacture of components for use in Auxiliary Power Units and Propulsion Engines for end use on various U.S. and non-U.A. approved military platforms.

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. Start Printed Page 41178

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,

Richard R. Verma,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 011-09.

May 21, 2009.

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 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 technical data, defense services, and defense articles to Mexico for the manufacture of Military Vehicle Wiring Harnesses for end-use by the U.S. 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,

Richard R. Verma,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 015-09.

May 21, 2009.

Hon. Nancy Pelosi,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Sections 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 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 articles, including technical data, and defense services to the United Arab Emirates for the manufacture of the 2.75” Laser Guided Rocket All-Up-Round for the United Arab Emirates 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,

Richard R. Verma,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 019-09.

May 21, 2009.

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 involves the permanent export of a commercial communications satellite to the United Kingdom. This notification is for the export of the satellite and associated launch support equipment only.

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,

Richard R. Verma,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 022-09.

May 21, 2009.

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 to include 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 hardware to support the Proton launch of the SIRIUS-5 Commercial Communication Satellite from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in 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,

Richard R. Verma,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 023-09.

May 21, 2009.

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 export of defense articles, including technical data, and defense services for the manufacture of the Personnel Locator System (PLS) in Mexico for end-use by the U.S. 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,

Richard R. Verma,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 029-09.

May 21, 2009.

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 for the export of technical data, defense services, and defense articles in the amount of $100,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense articles and defense services for the manufacture and support of S-70B (SH-60J/K) Helicopters, parts and support equipment for end-use by the Japan Maritime Defense 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,

Richard R. Verma,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 031-09.

May 21, 2009.

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 defense articles and defense services for the upgrade of the Iraqi Ministry of Defense communication systems for end-use by the Iraqi Ministry of Defense.

The United States Government is prepared to license the export of these items having Start Printed Page 41179taken 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,

Richard R. Verma,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 032-09.

May 21, 2009.

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 export of technical data, defense services, and defense articles in the amount of $100,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense articles and defense services for the manufacture and support of the S-70A (UH-60J) Helicopters, parts and support equipment for end-use by Japan's Maritime Defense 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,

Richard R. Verma,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 033-09.

May 21, 2009.

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 export of defense articles, including technical data, and defense services for the manufacture of the AN/APN-217 (V) 2-3-6 Doppler Navigation System in Japan for end-use by the Ministry of Defense 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,

Richard R. Verma,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 035-09.

May 21, 2009.

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 export of defense articles, including technical data, and defense services for the manufacture of the advanced Digital Dispensing System I and VII for the Ministry of Defense of Israel for use on the F-15 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,

Richard R. Verma,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 039-09.

June 2, 2009.

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 major defense equipment (MDE) and associated technical data, defense services, and defense articles in the amount of $25,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export to the Commonwealth of Australia of defense services and defense articles, including technical data, to support the export, combat system integration, upgrade, qualification support, operational training, and organizational and intermediate level maintenance training for the Phalanx Close-In Weapon System Block 1A through Block 1B Baseline Weapon 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,

Richard R. Verma,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 041-09.

May 22, 2009.

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 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 defense articles and defense services for the manufacture and support of AN/SSQ-62, AN/SSQ-53, and AN/SSQ-36 Sonobuoys and Sonobuoy Assemblies 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,

Richard R. Verma,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 042-09.

May 22, 2009.

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 export of technical data, defense services, and defense articles in the amount of $100,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense articles and defense services for the manufacture of the AN/APG-63(V) 1 Radar System Retrofit Kits for end-use by the Ministry 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,

Richard R. Verma,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 043-09.

May 21, 2009.

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 to include the export of technical data, defense services, and defense articles regarding major defense equipment in the amount of $14,000,000 or more.Start Printed Page 41180

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the sale of four C-130J aircraft, associated support equipment, initial logistics support and initial maintenance and operational training to the Government of Qatar.

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,

Richard R. Verma,

Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 004-09.

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Dated: July 1, 2009.

Robert S. Kovac,

Managing Director, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Department of State.

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