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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 16 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.

August 6, 2009 (Transmittal No. DDTC 020-09.)

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 transfer of technical data, defense services, and hardware to support the Proton launch of the NSS-14 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.

August 6, 2009 (Transmittal No. DDTC 050-09.)

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

Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 3(d) (5) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed transfer 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 sale of seven (7) C-27J Spartan Aircraft from Alenia Aeronautica S.p.A. to the Government of Romania. The transfer will include U.S. origin content, technical data, spare parts, and ground support equipment.

The United States Government is prepared to license the transfer of these items having Start Printed Page 50266taken 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.

August 6, 2009 (Transmittal No. DDTC 054-09.)

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

Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 3(d) (3) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed transfer 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 sale of four (4) C-27J Spartan Aircraft from Alenia Aeronautica S.p.A. to the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco. The transfer will include U.S. origin content, technical data, spare parts, and ground support equipment.

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.

August 6, 2009 (Transmittal No. DDTC 056-09.)

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

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense articles, including technical data, and defense services for the manufacture and overhaul of hydraulic steering systems for X300 transmissions of ground vehicles in the 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,

Richard R. Verma,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

July 31, 2009 (Transmittal No. DDTC 065-09.)

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 amendment to expand the sales territory associated with a manufacturing license agreement for the production of significant military equipment in the Republic of Korea.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services, to support the manufacture of T-50 Military Trainer Aircraft in the Republic of Korea, as well as the subsequent transfer of technical data to support marketing of the T-50 Trainer within an authorized sales territory.

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.

July 31, 2009 (Transmittal No. DDTC 068-09.)

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 defense articles and defense services for the design and development of the command and control system as part of the Canadian Halifax Class Modernization Program for end-use by the Canadian 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,

Richard R. Verma,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

August 6, 2009 (Transmittal No. DDTC 076-09.)

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, defense services, and hardware to Japan for the manufacture of the Universal Turret System, M197 Gun, and M8E91 Feeder for the AH-1S Helicopter.

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.

August 6, 2009 (Transmittal No. DDTC 077-09.)

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 Thailand related to the sale of three S-92A helicopters to the Royal Thai 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.

August 6, 2009 (Transmittal No. DDTC 078-09.)

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.Start Printed Page 50267

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the transfer of technical data, defense services and hardware to the United Kingdom for the design, manufacture, and delivery of the QuetzSat-1 Commercial Communication Satellite.

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.

August 6, 2009 (Transmittal No. DDTC 080-09.)

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 transfer of technical data, defense services, and hardware to support the Proton launch of the ViaSat-1 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.

August 6, 2009 (Transmittal No. DDTC 082-09.)

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 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 Tomahawk Cruise Missile Subassemblies for end-use by the U.S. 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,

Richard R. Verma,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

August 6, 2009 (Transmittal No. DDTC 083-09.)

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 $100,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the transfer of technical data, defense services, and hardware to Japan to support the manufacture of Chukar II and Chukar III Aerial Target Systems for 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.

August 6, 2009 (Transmittal No. DDTC 084-09.)

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 Power Amplifier Modules and High Voltage Power Supplies for the AN/TQP-36 and AN/TQP-37 Firefinder Radars, and the AN/MPQ-64 Sentinel Radar 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.

August 6, 2009 (Transmittal No. DDTC 085-09.)

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 $100,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense articles and defense services related to the Laser Based Directional Infrared Countermeasures System for 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,

Richard R. Verma,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

August 6, 2009 (Transmittal No. DDTC 090-09.)

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 $100,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense articles, technical data, and defense services related to the delivery and support of five Sentinel Radars and two Sentry Command and Control Systems for end-use by the Mexican 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,

Richard R. Verma,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

August 6, 2009 (Transmittal No. DDTC 098-09.)

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

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Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed permanent export license for the export of defense articles and technical data related to firearms in the amount of $1,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense articles and technical data related to sale of 394 Colt Infantry Automatic Rifles for use by the Mexican 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,

Richard R. Verma,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

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Dated: September 16, 2009.

Robert S. Kovac,

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

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[FR Doc. E9-23585 Filed 9-29-09; 8:45 am]

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