36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification, 58331-58333 [2014-23076]

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Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): None. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Dated: September 15, 2014. Lois Nembhard, Deputy Director, Social Innovation Fund. [FR Doc. 2014–23102 Filed 9–26–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–28–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Transmittal Nos. 14–44] 36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification Department of Defense, Defense Security Cooperation Agency. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29SEN1.SGM 29SEN1 58332 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 188 / Monday, September 29, 2014 / Notices section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104–164 dated July 21, 1996. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. B. English, DSCA/DBO/CFM, (703) 601– 3740. The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittal 14–44 with attached transmittal, policy justification, and sensitivity of technology. Dated: September 24, 2014. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEFENSE SECURITY COOPERATlON AGENCV 17 0 VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:44 Sep 26, 2014 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\29SEN1.SGM 29SEN1 EN29SE14.002</GPH> tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES !)!rector Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 188 / Monday, September 29, 2014 / Notices BILLING CODE 5001–06–C Transmittal No. 14–44 Notice of Proposed Issuance of Letter of Offer Pursuant to Section 36(b)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act, as amended (i) Prospective Purchaser: Poland (ii) Total Estimated Value: Major Defense Equipment * .. Other ...................................... $270 million $230 million TOTAL ............................ $500 million (iii) Description and Quantity or Quantities of Articles or Services under Consideration for Purchase: 40 AGM– 158A Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles (JASSM), 2 AGM–158A JASSM Live with Test Instrumentation Kit (TIK) and Flight Termination Systems (FTS), 2 AGM–158A JASSM Inert with TIK and FTS, and 2 Flight Certification Test Vehicles. Also included: Operational Flight Plan upgrade to M6.5 tape for the Polish F–16C/D Block 52 aircraft to include JASSM integration, missile containers, spare and repair parts, support and test equipment, publications and technical documentation, personnel training and training equipment, U.S. Government and contractor engineering, technical, and logistics support services, and other related elements of logistical and program support. (iv) Military Department: Air Force (YAB) (v) Prior Related Cases, if any: FMS case SAC and amendments-$3.5B– 23Apr03 (vi) Sales Commission, Fee, etc., Paid, Offered, or Agreed to be Paid: None (vii) Sensitivity of Technology Contained in the Defense Article or Defense Services Proposed to be Sold: See Attached Annex (viii) Date Report Delivered to Congress: 17 Sep 14 * As defined in Section 47(6) of the Arms Export Control Act. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES POLICY JUSTIFICATION Poland—Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles and F–16 Operational Flight Plan Upgrade The Government of Poland has requested a possible sale of 40 AGM– 158A Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles (JASSM), 2 AGM–158A JASSM Live with Test Instrumentation Kit (TIK) and Flight Termination Systems (FTS), 2 AGM–158A JASSM Inert with TIK and FTS, and 2 Flight Certification Test Vehicles. Also included: Operational Flight Plan upgrade to M6.5 tape for the Polish F–16C/D Block 52 aircraft to include JASSM integration, missile VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:44 Sep 26, 2014 Jkt 232001 containers, spare and repair parts, support and test equipment, publications and technical documentation, personnel training and training equipment, U.S. Government and contractor engineering, technical, and logistics support services, and other related elements of logistical and program support. The estimated cost is $500 million. The proposed sale will contribute to the foreign policy and the national security objectives of the United States by helping to improve the security of a NATO ally. Poland continues to be an important force for political stability and economic progress in Central Europe. The proposed sale will improve Poland’s capability to meet current and future threats of enemy air and ground weapons systems. Poland will use the enhanced capability as a deterrent to regional threats and to strengthen its homeland defense. These weapon and capability upgrades will allow Poland to strengthen its air-to-ground strike capabilities and increase its contribution to future NATO operations. The proposed sale of the weapons, equipment, and support will not alter the basic military balance in the region. The principal contractor will be Lockheed Martin in Ft. Worth, Texas. There are no known offset agreements proposed in connection with this potential sale. Implementation of this proposed sale will not require the assignment of any additional U.S. Government or contractor representatives to Poland. There will be no adverse impact on U.S. defense readiness as a result of this proposed sale. Transmittal No. 14–44 Notice of Proposed Issuance of Letter of Offer Pursuant to Section 36(b)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act Annex Item No. vii (vii) Sensitivity of Technology: 1. The AGM–158 is a 200+ nautical mile range low-observable, highly survivable subsonic cruise missile designed to penetrate next generation air defense systems en route to target. It is designed to kill hard, mediumhardened, soft and area type targets. It uses a Selective Availability AntiSpoofing Module based Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver and a scene matching infrared seeker that uses a wire-frame Terminal Area Model (TAM) of the target area to hit fixed and relocatable targets with greater accuracy PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 58333 than GPS alone. Classification of the technical data and information on the AGM–158’s performance, capabilities, systems, sub-systems, operations, and maintenance will range from Unclassified to Secret. The highest level of classified information required for training, operation and maintenance is Secret. 2. If a technologically advanced adversary were to obtain knowledge of the specific hardware and software elements, the information could be used to develop countermeasures that might reduce weapon system effectiveness or be used in the development of a system with similar or advanced capabilities. 3. A determination has been made that the recipient country can provide the same degree of protection for the sensitive technology being released as the U.S. Government. This sale is necessary in furtherance of the U.S. foreign policy and national security objectives outlined in the Policy Justification. 4. All defense articles and services listed in this transmittal have been authorized for release and export to Poland. [FR Doc. 2014–23076 Filed 9–26–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Transmittal Nos. 14–32] 36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification Department of Defense, Defense Security Cooperation Agency. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104–164 dated July 21, 1996. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. B. English, DSCA/DBO/CFM, (703) 601– 3740. The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittal 14–32 with attached transmittal, policy justification, and sensitivity of technology. SUMMARY: Dated: September 24, 2014. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. BILLING CODE 5001–06–P E:\FR\FM\29SEN1.SGM 29SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary

[Transmittal Nos. 14-44]


36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification

AGENCY: Department of Defense, Defense Security Cooperation Agency.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text 
of a

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section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill 
the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104-164 dated July 21, 
1996.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. B. English, DSCA/DBO/CFM, (703) 
601-3740.
    The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of 
Representatives, Transmittal 14-44 with attached transmittal, policy 
justification, and sensitivity of technology.

    Dated: September 24, 2014.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
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Transmittal No. 14-44
Notice of Proposed Issuance of Letter of Offer Pursuant to Section 
36(b)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act, as amended
    (i) Prospective Purchaser: Poland
    (ii) Total Estimated Value:

Major Defense Equipment *................   $270 million
Other....................................  $230 million
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    TOTAL................................  $500 million
 

    (iii) Description and Quantity or Quantities of Articles or 
Services under Consideration for Purchase: 40 AGM-158A Joint Air-to-
Surface Standoff Missiles (JASSM), 2 AGM-158A JASSM Live with Test 
Instrumentation Kit (TIK) and Flight Termination Systems (FTS), 2 AGM-
158A JASSM Inert with TIK and FTS, and 2 Flight Certification Test 
Vehicles. Also included: Operational Flight Plan upgrade to M6.5 tape 
for the Polish F-16C/D Block 52 aircraft to include JASSM integration, 
missile containers, spare and repair parts, support and test equipment, 
publications and technical documentation, personnel training and 
training equipment, U.S. Government and contractor engineering, 
technical, and logistics support services, and other related elements 
of logistical and program support.
    (iv) Military Department: Air Force (YAB)
    (v) Prior Related Cases, if any: FMS case SAC and amendments-$3.5B-
23Apr03
    (vi) Sales Commission, Fee, etc., Paid, Offered, or Agreed to be 
Paid: None
    (vii) Sensitivity of Technology Contained in the Defense Article or 
Defense Services Proposed to be Sold: See Attached Annex
    (viii) Date Report Delivered to Congress: 17 Sep 14

    * As defined in Section 47(6) of the Arms Export Control Act.

POLICY JUSTIFICATION

Poland--Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles and F-16 Operational 
Flight Plan Upgrade

    The Government of Poland has requested a possible sale of 40 AGM-
158A Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles (JASSM), 2 AGM-158A JASSM 
Live with Test Instrumentation Kit (TIK) and Flight Termination Systems 
(FTS), 2 AGM-158A JASSM Inert with TIK and FTS, and 2 Flight 
Certification Test Vehicles. Also included: Operational Flight Plan 
upgrade to M6.5 tape for the Polish F-16C/D Block 52 aircraft to 
include JASSM integration, missile containers, spare and repair parts, 
support and test equipment, publications and technical documentation, 
personnel training and training equipment, U.S. Government and 
contractor engineering, technical, and logistics support services, and 
other related elements of logistical and program support. The estimated 
cost is $500 million.
    The proposed sale will contribute to the foreign policy and the 
national security objectives of the United States by helping to improve 
the security of a NATO ally. Poland continues to be an important force 
for political stability and economic progress in Central Europe.
    The proposed sale will improve Poland's capability to meet current 
and future threats of enemy air and ground weapons systems. Poland will 
use the enhanced capability as a deterrent to regional threats and to 
strengthen its homeland defense. These weapon and capability upgrades 
will allow Poland to strengthen its air-to-ground strike capabilities 
and increase its contribution to future NATO operations.
    The proposed sale of the weapons, equipment, and support will not 
alter the basic military balance in the region.
    The principal contractor will be Lockheed Martin in Ft. Worth, 
Texas. There are no known offset agreements proposed in connection with 
this potential sale.
    Implementation of this proposed sale will not require the 
assignment of any additional U.S. Government or contractor 
representatives to Poland.
    There will be no adverse impact on U.S. defense readiness as a 
result of this proposed sale.
Transmittal No. 14-44
Notice of Proposed Issuance of Letter of Offer Pursuant to Section 
36(b)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act
Annex
Item No. vii
    (vii) Sensitivity of Technology:
    1. The AGM-158 is a 200+ nautical mile range low-observable, highly 
survivable subsonic cruise missile designed to penetrate next 
generation air defense systems en route to target. It is designed to 
kill hard, medium-hardened, soft and area type targets. It uses a 
Selective Availability Anti-Spoofing Module based Global Positioning 
System (GPS) receiver and a scene matching infrared seeker that uses a 
wire-frame Terminal Area Model (TAM) of the target area to hit fixed 
and relocatable targets with greater accuracy than GPS alone. 
Classification of the technical data and information on the AGM-158's 
performance, capabilities, systems, sub-systems, operations, and 
maintenance will range from Unclassified to Secret. The highest level 
of classified information required for training, operation and 
maintenance is Secret.
    2. If a technologically advanced adversary were to obtain knowledge 
of the specific hardware and software elements, the information could 
be used to develop countermeasures that might reduce weapon system 
effectiveness or be used in the development of a system with similar or 
advanced capabilities.
    3. A determination has been made that the recipient country can 
provide the same degree of protection for the sensitive technology 
being released as the U.S. Government. This sale is necessary in 
furtherance of the U.S. foreign policy and national security objectives 
outlined in the Policy Justification.
    4. All defense articles and services listed in this transmittal 
have been authorized for release and export to Poland.

[FR Doc. 2014-23076 Filed 9-26-14; 8:45 am]
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