Bureau of Political-Military Affairs: Directorate of Defense Trade Controls; Notifications to the Congress of Proposed Commercial Export Licenses, 69374-69377 [05-22626]

Download as PDF 69374 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 219 / Tuesday, November 15, 2005 / Notices contract solicitation or received a contract from the Federal government within the last 24 months. The SBA defines ‘‘class of products’’ based on six digit coding systems. The first coding system is the Office of Management and Budget North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). The second is the Product and Service Code required as a data entry field by the Federal Procurement Data System. The SBA received a request on September 2, 2005 to waive the Nonmanufacturer Rule for Household Refrigerator Equipment. In response, on September 26, 2005, SBA published in the Federal Register a notice of intent to waive the Nonmanufacturer Rule for Household Refrigerator Equipment. SBA explained in the notice that it was soliciting comments and sources of small business manufacturers of this class of products. In response to this notice, no comments were received from interested parties. SBA has determined that there are no small business manufacturers of this class of products, and is therefore granting the waiver of the Nonmanufacturer Rule for Household Refrigerator Equipment, NAICS 423620. Authority: 15 U.S.C. 637(a)(17). Dated: November 1, 2005. Karen C. Hontz, Associate Administrator for Government Contracting. [FR Doc. 05–22568 Filed 11–14–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5227] Bureau of Political-Military Affairs: Directorate of Defense Trade Controls; Notifications to the Congress of Proposed Commercial Export Licenses 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 23 letters. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Peter J. Berry, Director, Office of Defense Trade Controls Licensing, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Department of State (202) 663–2806. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 36(f) of the Arms Export Control Act mandates that notifications to the VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:50 Nov 14, 2005 Jkt 208001 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. June 9, 2005. Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Mr. Speaker: Pursuant to section 36(d) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed manufacturing license agreement for the manufacture of significant military equipment abroad. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the transfer of technical data, assistance, including training, and manufacturing know-how to Australia for the manufacture of the RAN SEA 4000 Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) for end-use in Australia. The United States Government is prepared to license the export of this item 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, Matthew A. Reynolds, Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 009–05. June 21, 2005. Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 a proposed license for the export of defense articles that are firearms controlled under category I of the United States Munitions List sold commercially under a contract in the amount of $1,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of 2,300 Armalite M15 rifles, 200 Armalite M15 carbines and supporting equipment to the Ghana Armed Forces, Ministry of Defense, Government of Ghana. 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, Matthew A. Reynolds, Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 003–05. June 30, 2005. Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Mr. Speaker: Pursuant to section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed license for the export of defense articles that are firearms controlled under category I of the United States Munitions List sold commercially under a contract in the amount of $1,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of 3,000 .38 caliber revolvers, 500 9mm pistols, 500 12 gauge shotguns, 200 Mini-14 rifles and 100 M4 carbines to the Haiti National Police, Government of Haiti. 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, Matthew A. Reynolds, Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 010–05. June 30, 2005. Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 a proposed license for the export of defense articles that are firearms controlled under Category I of the United States Munitions List sold commercially under a contract in the amount of $1,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of Browning bolt-action, lever-action, semi-automatic rifles and pistols (calibers: .22, .25–06, .270, .30–06, 30–30, .300, .308, .338, .357, .358, .44, .45, 7mm and .223) for the distribution by Browning International in Belgium for the following sales territories: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and 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, Matthew A. Reynolds, Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 012–05. July 5, 2005. Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 a proposed manufacturing license agreement for the export of defense articles or defense E:\FR\FM\15NON1.SGM 15NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 219 / Tuesday, November 15, 2005 / Notices services in the amount of $100,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of technical data, defense services and hardware to Japan for the manufacture of the AN/APG–63(V)0 radar system kits for the Japanese Defense Agency. The United States Government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the United States firm concerned. Sincerely, Matthew A. Reynolds, Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 023–05. July 5, 2005. Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Mr. Speaker: Pursuant to section 36(d) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed technical assistance agreement for the manufacture of significant military equipment abroad. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense services, to include build-to-print specifications to Terralogic, United Kingdom for the manufacture of components of Joint Biological Point Detection Systems (JBPDS) for end-use by the U.S. 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, Matthew A. Reynolds, Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 016–05. July 14, 2005. Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Mr. Speaker: Pursuant to section 36(d) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed manufacturing license agreement for the manufacture of significant military equipment abroad. The transaction described in the attached certification involves the transfer of technical data, assistance and manufacturing knowhow to Australia for the manufacture of 20mm and 25mm ammunition articles for end-use in Australia, New Zealand, Brunei and Papua New Guinea. The United States Government is prepared to license the export of this item having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights and arms control considerations. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:50 Nov 14, 2005 Jkt 208001 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, Matthew A. Reynolds, Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 004–05. July 22, 2005. Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 a proposed license for the export of defense articles or defense services sold commercially under a contract in the amount of $50,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of technical data, defense services, and hardware to Luxembourg and Sweden for the design, production and launch of the Sirius-4 and Sirius-4R commercial communications satellites for Luxembourg. 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, Matthew A. Reynolds, Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 011–05. July 22, 2005. Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 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 and launch of commercial communications satellites, and related support equipment to Russia and 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, Matthew A. Reynolds, Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 026–05. July 29, 2005. PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69375 Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 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 transactions contained in the attached certification concern future commercial activities with Russia, Ukraine and Norway (and Korea and France pertaining to Koreasat V) 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, Matthew A. Reynolds, Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 024–05. July 29, 2005. Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 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 transactions contained in the attached certification concern future commercial activities with Russia and Kazakhstan related to the launch of all commercial and foreign non-commercial satellites using the Proton Space Launch Vehicle 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, Matthew A. Reynolds, Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 025–05. August 4, 2005. Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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, herewith, certification of a proposed manufacturing license agreement for the manufacture of significant military equipment abroad and the export of defense articles or defense services in the amount of $100,000,000 or more. E:\FR\FM\15NON1.SGM 15NON1 69376 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 219 / Tuesday, November 15, 2005 / Notices The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of technical data and defense services and hardware to the United Kingdom and Canada for the design, manufacture and sale of Bowan Communications Systems for end use in the United Kingdom for the United Kingdom Royal Armed Services. 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, Matthew A. Reynolds, Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 097–04. August 4, 2005. Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 a proposed license for the export of defense articles or defense services sold commercially under a contract in the amount of $100,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the temporary export of one (1) EchoStar X fully fueled A2100 commercial communications satellite and launch operations support equipment to Sea Launch Company, LLC and the Boeing Company for a Pacific Ocean launch December 2005. 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, Matthew A. Reynolds, Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 008–05. August 4, 2005. Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Mr. Speaker: Pursuant to section 36(d) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed manufacturing license agreement for the manufacture of significant military equipment abroad. The transaction described in the attached certification involves the transfer of technical data, assistance and manufacturing knowhow to Japan for the manufacture, testing, integrating, training, and repair and maintenance of the LN–31 Inertial Navigation System for the Japan Defense Agency’s F–15J aircraft. The United States Government is prepared to license the export of this item having taken VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:50 Nov 14, 2005 Jkt 208001 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, Matthew A. Reynolds, Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 019–05. August 4, 2005. Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 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 export to Japan of defense articles for the overhaul and manufacture of SIIIS–3XT4/T4 Ejection Seats for use in 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, Matthew A. Reynolds, Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 020–05. August 4, 2005. Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 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 defense services, technical data and defense articles related to armored security vehicles (ASV APCs) and armored security vehicle command vehicle for end-use by the Iraqi Ministry of the Interior/Civil Intervention Force in Support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. 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, Matthew A. Reynolds, PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 035–05. September 6, 2005. Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 a proposed license for the export of major defense equipment sold commercially under a contract in the amount of $14,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of Goalkeeper Guns and Gun Mounts to South Korea for use by the South Korean Navy for anti-ship missile 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, Matthew A. Reynolds, Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 029–05. September 6, 2005. Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 a proposed license for the export of defense articles that are firearms controlled under category I of the United States Munitions List sold commercially under a contract in the amount of $1,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of 5,519 Smith & Wesson, .38 caliber, Model 37 revolvers. These weapons are being sold to the National Police Agency 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, Matthew A. Reynolds, Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 034–05. September 28, 2005. Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 a proposed license for the export of defense articles or defense services sold commercially under a contract in the amount of $100,000,000 or more. E:\FR\FM\15NON1.SGM 15NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 219 / Tuesday, November 15, 2005 / Notices The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of technical data, defense services, and hardware to Japan for design, production and launch of the BSAT–3a commercial communications satellite 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, Matthew A. Reynolds, Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 027–05. September 28, 2005. Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Mr. Speaker: Pursuant to section 36(d) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed manufacturing license agreement for the manufacture of significant military equipment abroad. The transaction described in the attached certification involves the transfer of technical information, including hardware and services for licensed production of the Evolved SeaSparrow Missile (ESSM) for ultimate sale to and end-use by the Japan Defense Agency (JDA). The United States Government is prepared to license the export of this item 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, Matthew A. Reynolds, Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 030–05. September 28, 2005. Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 a proposed license for the export of defense articles or defense services sold commercially under a contract in the amount of $100,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the temporary export of one (1) JCSAT 9 fully fueled commercial communications satellite and launch operations support for a Pacific Ocean launch December 2005. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:50 Nov 14, 2005 Jkt 208001 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, Matthew A. Reynolds, Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 045–05. October 21, 2005. Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 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 Canada of technical data, defense services, and defense articles necessary to support the modernization of CF–18 aircraft for the end use by the Canadian Department 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, Matthew A. Reynolds, Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 031–05. October 21, 2005. Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 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 and the Government of Canada of additional technical data, defense services, and defense articles necessary to support the Royal Australian Air Forces F/A–18 Aircraft MidLife 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, Matthew A. Reynolds, Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 041–05. PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69377 Dated: November 4, 2005. Peter J. Berry, Director, Office of Defense Trade Controls, Licensing, Department of State. [FR Doc. 05–22626 Filed 11–14–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–25–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5226] Update on Current Universal Postal Union Issues Department of State. Notice of briefing. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of State will host a briefing on Wednesday, November 30, 2005, to provide an update on current Universal Postal Union issues, including the results of the October 2005 session of the UPU in Bern. The briefing will be held from 1:30 p.m. until approximately 4:30 p.m., on November 30, 2005 in Room 1205 of the Department of State, 2201 C Street, NW., Washington, DC. The briefing will be open to the public up to the capacity of the meeting room of 50. The briefing will provide information on the results of the October 2005 session of the UPU Council of Administration in Bern. Special attention will be paid to terminal dues, the UPU’s efforts to measure service performance and achievement of UPU strategic plans, the U.S. Government strategic plan for the UPU, the work program of the Consultative Committee and further reform of the UPU. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Terry Miller will chair the briefing. Entry to the Department of State building is controlled and will be facilitated by advance arrangements. In order to arrange admittance, persons desiring to attend the briefing should, no later than close of business on November 29, 2005, notify the Office of Technical and Specialized Agencies, Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State, preferably by fax. The name of the meeting and the individual’s name, Social Security number, date of birth, professional affiliation, address and telephone number should be indicated. The fax number to use is (202) 647–8902. Voice telephone is (202) 647–1044. This request applies to both government and non-government individuals. All attendees must use the main entrance of the Department of State at 22nd and C Streets, NW. Please note that under current security restrictions, C Street is closed to vehicular traffic between 21st and 23rd Streets. Taxis may leave passengers at 21st and C E:\FR\FM\15NON1.SGM 15NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 5227]


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

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 23 letters.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Peter J. Berry, Director, Office 
of Defense Trade Controls Licensing, Directorate of Defense Trade 
Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Department of State 
(202) 663-2806.

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.

June 9, 2005.
Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.
    Dear Mr. Speaker: Pursuant to section 36(d) of the Arms Export 
Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a 
proposed manufacturing license agreement for the manufacture of 
significant military equipment abroad.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the transfer of technical data, assistance, including training, and 
manufacturing know-how to Australia for the manufacture of the RAN 
SEA 4000 Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) for end-use in Australia.
    The United States Government is prepared to license the export 
of this item 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,
Matthew A. Reynolds,
Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 009-05.

June 21, 2005.
Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 a 
proposed license for the export of defense articles that are 
firearms controlled under category I of the United States Munitions 
List sold commercially under a contract in the amount of $1,000,000 
or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of 2,300 Armalite M15 rifles, 200 Armalite M15 carbines 
and supporting equipment to the Ghana Armed Forces, Ministry of 
Defense, Government of Ghana.
    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,
Matthew A. Reynolds,
Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 003-05.

June 30, 2005.
Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 a 
proposed license for the export of defense articles that are 
firearms controlled under category I of the United States Munitions 
List sold commercially under a contract in the amount of $1,000,000 
or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of 3,000 .38 caliber revolvers, 500 9mm pistols, 500 12 
gauge shotguns, 200 Mini-14 rifles and 100 M4 carbines to the Haiti 
National Police, Government of Haiti.
    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,
Matthew A. Reynolds,
Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 010-05.

June 30, 2005.
Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 a 
proposed license for the export of defense articles that are 
firearms controlled under Category I of the United States Munitions 
List sold commercially under a contract in the amount of $1,000,000 
or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of Browning bolt-action, lever-action, semi-automatic 
rifles and pistols (calibers: .22, .25-06, .270, .30-06, 30-30, 
.300, .308, .338, .357, .358, .44, .45, 7mm and .223) for the 
distribution by Browning International in Belgium for the following 
sales territories: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, 
Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, 
Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and 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,
Matthew A. Reynolds,
Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 012-05.

July 5, 2005.
Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 a 
proposed manufacturing license agreement for the export of defense 
articles or defense

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services in the amount of $100,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of technical data, defense services and hardware to Japan 
for the manufacture of the AN/APG-63(V)0 radar system kits for the 
Japanese Defense Agency.
    The United States Government is prepared to license the export 
of these items having taken into account political, military, 
economic, human rights and arms control considerations.
    More detailed information is contained in the formal 
certification which, though unclassified, contains business 
information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, 
publication of which could cause competitive harm to the United 
States firm concerned.
 Sincerely,
Matthew A. Reynolds,
Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 023-05.

July 5, 2005.
Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.
    Dear Mr. Speaker: Pursuant to section 36(d) of the Arms Export 
Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a 
proposed technical assistance agreement for the manufacture of 
significant military equipment abroad.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of defense services, to include build-to-print 
specifications to Terralogic, United Kingdom for the manufacture of 
components of Joint Biological Point Detection Systems (JBPDS) for 
end-use by the U.S. 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,
Matthew A. Reynolds,
Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 016-05.

July 14, 2005.
Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.
    Dear Mr. Speaker: Pursuant to section 36(d) of the Arms Export 
Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a 
proposed manufacturing license agreement for the manufacture of 
significant military equipment abroad.
    The transaction described in the attached certification involves 
the transfer of technical data, assistance and manufacturing know-
how to Australia for the manufacture of 20mm and 25mm ammunition 
articles for end-use in Australia, New Zealand, Brunei and Papua New 
Guinea.
    The United States Government is prepared to license the export 
of this item 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,
Matthew A. Reynolds,
Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 004-05.

July 22, 2005.
Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 a 
proposed license for the export of defense articles or defense 
services sold commercially under a contract in the amount of 
$50,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of technical data, defense services, and hardware to 
Luxembourg and Sweden for the design, production and launch of the 
Sirius-4 and Sirius-4R commercial communications satellites for 
Luxembourg.
    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,
Matthew A. Reynolds,
Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 011-05.

July 22, 2005.
Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 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 and launch of commercial communications satellites, and 
related support equipment to Russia and 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,
Matthew A. Reynolds,
Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 026-05.

July 29, 2005.
Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 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 transactions contained in the attached certification concern 
future commercial activities with Russia, Ukraine and Norway (and 
Korea and France pertaining to Koreasat V) 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,
Matthew A. Reynolds,
Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 024-05.

July 29, 2005.
Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 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 transactions contained in the attached certification concern 
future commercial activities with Russia and Kazakhstan related to 
the launch of all commercial and foreign non-commercial satellites 
using the Proton Space Launch Vehicle 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, Matthew A. Reynolds,
Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 025-05.

August 4, 2005.
Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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, herewith, certification of a 
proposed manufacturing license agreement for the manufacture of 
significant military equipment abroad and the export of defense 
articles or defense services in the amount of $100,000,000 or more.

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    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of technical data and defense services and hardware to 
the United Kingdom and Canada for the design, manufacture and sale 
of Bowan Communications Systems for end use in the United Kingdom 
for the United Kingdom Royal Armed Services.
    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,
Matthew A. Reynolds,
Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 097-04.

August 4, 2005.
Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 a 
proposed license for the export of defense articles or defense 
services sold commercially under a contract in the amount of 
$100,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the temporary export of one (1) EchoStar X fully fueled A2100 
commercial communications satellite and launch operations support 
equipment to Sea Launch Company, LLC and the Boeing Company for a 
Pacific Ocean launch December 2005.
    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,
Matthew A. Reynolds,
Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 008-05.

August 4, 2005.
Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.
    Dear Mr. Speaker: Pursuant to section 36(d) of the Arms Export 
Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a 
proposed manufacturing license agreement for the manufacture of 
significant military equipment abroad.
    The transaction described in the attached certification involves 
the transfer of technical data, assistance and manufacturing know-
how to Japan for the manufacture, testing, integrating, training, 
and repair and maintenance of the LN-31 Inertial Navigation System 
for the Japan Defense Agency's F-15J aircraft.
    The United States Government is prepared to license the export 
of this item 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,
Matthew A. Reynolds,
Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 019-05.

August 4, 2005.
Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 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 export to Japan of defense articles for the overhaul and 
manufacture of SIIIS-3XT4/T4 Ejection Seats for use in 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,
Matthew A. Reynolds,
Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 020-05.

August 4, 2005.
Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 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 defense services, technical data and defense articles 
related to armored security vehicles (ASV APCs) and armored security 
vehicle command vehicle for end-use by the Iraqi Ministry of the 
Interior/Civil Intervention Force in Support of Operation Iraqi 
Freedom.
    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,
Matthew A. Reynolds,
Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 035-05.

September 6, 2005.
Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 a 
proposed license for the export of major defense equipment sold 
commercially under a contract in the amount of $14,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of Goalkeeper Guns and Gun Mounts to South Korea for use 
by the South Korean Navy for anti-ship missile 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,
Matthew A. Reynolds,
Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 029-05.

September 6, 2005.
Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 a 
proposed license for the export of defense articles that are 
firearms controlled under category I of the United States Munitions 
List sold commercially under a contract in the amount of $1,000,000 
or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of 5,519 Smith & Wesson, .38 caliber, Model 37 revolvers. 
These weapons are being sold to the National Police Agency 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,
Matthew A. Reynolds,
Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 034-05.

September 28, 2005.
Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 a 
proposed license for the export of defense articles or defense 
services sold commercially under a contract in the amount of 
$100,000,000 or more.

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    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of technical data, defense services, and hardware to 
Japan for design, production and launch of the BSAT-3a commercial 
communications satellite 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,
Matthew A. Reynolds,
Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 027-05.

September 28, 2005.
Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House of Representatives.
    Dear Mr. Speaker: Pursuant to section 36(d) of the Arms Export 
Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a 
proposed manufacturing license agreement for the manufacture of 
significant military equipment abroad.
    The transaction described in the attached certification involves 
the transfer of technical information, including hardware and 
services for licensed production of the Evolved SeaSparrow Missile 
(ESSM) for ultimate sale to and end-use by the Japan Defense Agency 
(JDA).
    The United States Government is prepared to license the export 
of this item 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,
Matthew A. Reynolds,
Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 030-05.

September 28, 2005.
Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 a 
proposed license for the export of defense articles or defense 
services sold commercially under a contract in the amount of 
$100,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the temporary export of one (1) JCSAT 9 fully fueled commercial 
communications satellite and launch operations support for a Pacific 
Ocean launch December 2005.
    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,
Matthew A. Reynolds,
Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 045-05.

October 21, 2005.
Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 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 Canada of technical data, defense services, and 
defense articles necessary to support the modernization of CF-18 
aircraft for the end use by the Canadian Department 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,
Matthew A. Reynolds,
Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 031-05.

October 21, 2005.
Hon. J. Dennis Hastert, 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 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 and the Government of 
Canada 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,
Matthew A. Reynolds,
Acting Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DTC 041-05.

    Dated: November 4, 2005.
Peter J. Berry,
Director, Office of Defense Trade Controls, Licensing, Department of 
State.
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