Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls: Notifications to the Congress of Proposed Commercial Export Licenses

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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.

 
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Federal Register, Volume 82 Issue 38 (Tuesday, February 28, 2017)

Federal Register Volume 82, Number 38 (Tuesday, February 28, 2017)

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FR Doc No: 2017-03859

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Public Notice 9897

Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls: Notifications to the Congress of Proposed Commercial Export Licenses

AGENCY: Department of State.

ACTION: Notice.

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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.

DATES: As shown on each of the 30 letters.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Anthony M. Dearth, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Department of State, telephone (202) 663-2836; email DDTCResponseTeam@state.gov. ATTN: Congressional Notification of Licenses.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 36(f) of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2776) 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 in a timely manner.

Following are such notifications to the Congress:

Oct 18, 2016

Honorable Paul D. Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) and (d) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a proposed license for the manufacture of significant military equipment abroad and 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, including technical data, and defense services to Norway to support of the manufacture of the M72 Light Anti-Armor Weapon (LAW) System and variants for sale abroad.

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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 15-138.

Nov 10, 2016

Honorable Paul D. Ryan, Speaker of the House Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a proposed license 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, including technical data, and defense services to support the manufacture in Germany of multiple missile thermal batteries for sale abroad.

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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-009.

Nov 10, 2016

Honorable Paul D. Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a proposed license for the export of firearms, parts, and components abroad controlled under Category I of the United States Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of fully automatic rifles and grenade launchers for use by the Government of Turkey.

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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-038.

Dec 5, 2016

Honorable Paul D. Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a proposed license for the export of firearms abroad controlled under Category I of the United States Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of machine guns to Oman.

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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-039.

Oct 19, 2016

Honorable Paul D. Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a proposed license amendment 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 design, manufacture, and integration of the Weapons Bay Door Engine Inlet Ducts for all variants of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft to Italy, Japan and the Netherlands.

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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-046.

Nov 10, 2016

Honorable Paul D. Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

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Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a proposed license for the export of firearms, parts, and components abroad controlled under Category I of the United States Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of M134 7.62x51mm gun weapons systems to Turkey.

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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-051.

Oct 7, 2016

Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 3(d) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a license for the transfer 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 re-transfer of defense articles, including technical data, and defense services to Egypt for the modification, certification, maintenance, operation, training, and post-delivery support of (17) AT-802U Border Patrol Aircraft configured with surveillance and weapons capability.

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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-052.

Oct 20, 2016

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a proposed license 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, including technical data, and defense services to Mexico to support the manufacture of piezoelectric ceramic products.

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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-057.

Oct 18, 2016

Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(d) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a proposed license amendment for the export of defense articles, including technical data, and defense services 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 to Israel to support the manufacture, maintenance, repair and overhaul of the J79-GE-J1E and J79-17 aircraft engines.

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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-058.

Nov 15, 2016

Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(d) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a proposed license for the export of defense articles, including technical data, and defense services for the manufacture of significant military equipment abroad.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of technical data, defense services, and manufacturing know-how to Japan to support the manufacture and repair of the Mission Computing System Data Display Group (DDG) and Ground Support Equipment (GSE) for the Japan Defense Force E767 AWACS 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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-062.

Oct 26, 2016

Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) and (d) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a proposed license for the manufacture of significant military equipment abroad and 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 to Germany to support the manufacture and assembly of pistols and long guns in commercial product lines.

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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-063.

Oct 20, 2016

Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a proposed license 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, including technical data, and defense services to Switzerland and Spain to support the operational support, overhaul, maintenance and training pertaining to the F404-

GE-402 aircraft gas turbine engines.

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

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submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the United States firm concerned.

Sincerely,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-066.

Oct 20, 2016

Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of an amendment to a 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 continued export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services to Sweden for the design, manufacture and integration of the F414-GE-439E engine.

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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-067.

Nov 10, 2016

Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of an amendment to a technical assistance 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 continued export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services for the Organizational, Intermediate, and Depot Level Maintenance of F110-GE-129C/129E engines for end use by the Republic of Singapore.

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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-068.

Dec 5, 2016

Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a proposed license for the export of firearms, parts, and accessories abroad controlled under Category I of the United States Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of M16 assault rifles to Oman.

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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-069.

Oct 7, 2016

Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a proposed license 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 to Israel to support the design, development, integration, testing, initial lot, and full rate co-production of the Arrow 3 Interceptor.

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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-070.

Oct 26, 2016

Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a proposed license for the export of firearms, parts, and accessories abroad controlled under Category I of the United States Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of rifles, pistols, and barrels to Canada for commercial resale.

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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-073.

Oct 19, 2016

Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a proposed license for the export of firearms and accessories abroad controlled under Category I of the United States Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of semi-automatic pistols and accessories to the United Arab Emirates.

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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-075.

Nov 14, 2016

Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a proposed license for the export of firearms, parts, and accessories abroad controlled under Category I of the United States Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of upper receiver assemblies to be incorporated into assault rifles and sold to the United Arab Emirates.

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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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-076.

Oct 19, 2016

Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a proposed license 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, including technical data, and defense services to Belgium, Sweden, and the Netherlands to support the manufacture, overhaul, testing, design, and development of the T-X Trainer Aircraft Aft Fuselage with integration of sub-systems, Ground Based Training Elements, and Logistic Support Elements.

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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-078.

Oct 7, 2017

Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of an amendment to a technical assistance agreement for the export of defense articles, including technical data, and defense services in the amount of $14,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the continued export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services for the sale of P-8I Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance and Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft to the Government of India.

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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-085.

Oct 27, 2017

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a proposed license for the export of firearms, components, and accessories abroad controlled under Category I of the United States Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of various semi-automatic rifles, pistols, barrels, components, and accessories to France.

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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-086.

Nov 10, 2017

Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of proposed license amendment 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 continued export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services for the sale of T-6C+ aircraft to the government of Mexico.

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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-089.

Oct 20, 2016

Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a proposed license for the export of firearms abroad controlled under Category I of the United States Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of various centerfire bolt action rifles to Canada for commercial resale.

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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-090.

Nov 10, 2016

Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a proposed license amendment 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 continued export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services for the sale of Phalanx CIWS Block 1B systems to the Republic of Korea.

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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-092.

Dec 5, 2016

Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(d) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a proposed license for the export of defense articles, including technical data, and defense services for the

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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 to the United Kingdom to support the modification and manufacture of a Laser and Laser Rangefinder.

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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-095.

Dec 5, 2016

Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a proposed license for the export of firearms, parts, and accessories abroad controlled under Category I of the United States Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of semi-automatic pistols, semi-automatic rifles, lever action rifles, barrel assemblies, barrels, receiver assemblies, spare parts, and accessories 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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-098.

Dec 13, 2016

Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) and 36(d) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a proposed license amendment for the manufacture of significant military equipment abroad and 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 to Japan to support the integration, installation, operation, training, testing, maintenance, manufacture, and repair of the Patriot Product Improvement Program for the Japan 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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-102.

Dec 5, 2016

Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a proposed license for the export of defense articles, including technical data, and defense services in the amount of $25,000,000 or more.

The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of F-135 engines, including technical data, and defense services to Italy for the F-35 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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-110.

Dec 5, 2016

Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Mr. Speaker:

Pursuant to Section 36(c) and (d) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting certification of a proposed license amendment for the manufacture of significant military equipment abroad and 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 to Japan for the manufacture of assemblies, sub-

assemblies, components, and associated kits of Infrared Detecting Systems (IDS) 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,

Julia Frifield,

Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.

Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 16-112.

Anthony Dearth,

(Acting) Managing Director, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Department of State.

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