36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification, 62428-62430 [2014-24715]

Download as PDF 62428 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 201 / Friday, October 17, 2014 / Notices Defense Services Proposed to be Sold: None (viii) Date Report Delivered to Congress: 7 Oct 14 POLICY JUSTIFICATION Brazil—S–70B Helicopter Follow-On Support mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The Government of Brazil has requested a possible sale for three years of follow-on support for S–70B helicopters, which includes 1 Tactical Operational Flight Trainer, 5 AN/AVS– 9 Night Vision Goggles, spare and repair parts, support equipment, tools and test equipment, personnel training and training equipment, publications and technical documentation, U.S. Government and contractor technical, engineering, and logistics support services, and other related elements of logistics and program support. The estimated cost is $150 million. The proposed sale will contribute to the foreign policy and national security of the United States by helping to improve the security of Brazil, which has been, and continues to be, an VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Oct 16, 2014 Jkt 235001 important force for regional stability and economic progress in South America. The Government of Brazil will use the follow-on support to improve the level of training for its pilots and enhance the performance of its S–70 fleet. This support will increase Brazil’s operational readiness. The proposed sale of this equipment and support will not alter the basic military balance in the region. There are no principal contractors associated with this proposed sale. There are no known offset agreements proposed in connection with this potential sale. Implementation of this proposed sale will not require any additional U.S. Government or contractor representatives in Brazil. However, travel will be required on a temporary basis for program, technical, and management oversight and support requirements. There will be no adverse impact on U.S. defense readiness as a result of this proposed sale. [FR Doc. 2014–24711 Filed 10–16–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Transmittal Nos. 14–37] 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, Transmittals 14–37 with attached transmittal and policy justification. SUMMARY: Dated: October 14, 2014. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. E:\FR\FM\17OCN1.SGM 17OCN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Transmittal No. 14–37 (iii) Description and Quantity or Quantities of Articles or Services under Notice of Proposed Issuance of Letter of Offer Pursuant to Section 36(b)(1) of the Consideration for Purchase: 1 C–130J aircraft, 6 AE2100D3 turboprop engines Arms Export Control Act, as amended (4 installed and 2 spares), Government (i) Prospective Purchaser: Brunei Furnished Equipment, communication (ii) Total Estimated Value: equipment, spare and repair parts, Major Defense Equipment * $147 million. support and test equipment, Other .................................... $196 million. publications and technical documentation, personnel training and Total .................................. $343 million. training equipment, U.S. Government * As defined in Section 47(6) of the Arms and contractor engineering, technical Export Control Act. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Oct 16, 2014 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62429 and logistics support services, and other related elements of logistical and program support. (iv) Military Department: Air Force (SBB) (v) Prior Related Cases, if any: None (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: None E:\FR\FM\17OCN1.SGM 17OCN1 EN17OC14.001</GPH> Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 201 / Friday, October 17, 2014 / Notices 62430 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 201 / Friday, October 17, 2014 / Notices (viii) Date Report Delivered to Congress: 06 October 2014. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary POLICY JUSTIFICATION Brunei—C–130J Aircraft mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The Government of Brunei has requested a sale of 1 C–130J aircraft, 6 AE2100D3 turboprop engines (4 installed and 2 spares), Government Furnished Equipment, communication equipment, 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 $343 million. This proposed sale will contribute to the foreign policy and national security of the United States by helping to strengthen the U.S.-Brunei relationship, which has been a force for regional stability and economic progress in Southeast Asia. This proposed sale of a C–130J to Brunei will provide a critical capability to assist in Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief missions. The aircraft will enable Brunei to provide aid and assistance in greater capacities to regional allies and partners in need. The aircraft will also provide the ability to execute maritime patrol missions and contribute to search and rescue missions in the region. Brunei should have no difficulty absorbing this aircraft into its inventory. The proposed sale of this aircraft and support will not alter the basic military balance in the region. The principal contractor will be Lockheed Martin-Aerospace in Marietta, Georgia. There are no known offset agreements 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 Brunei. There will be no adverse impact on U.S. defense readiness as a result of this proposed sale. [FR Doc. 2014–24715 Filed 10–16–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:59 Oct 16, 2014 Jkt 235001 Threat Reduction Advisory Committee; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics), Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Federal Advisory Committee meeting notice. AGENCY: The Department of Defense announces the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the Threat Reduction Advisory Committee (TRAC). This meeting will be closed to the public. DATES: Tuesday, November 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Wednesday, November 5, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: CENTRA Technology Inc., Ballston, Virginia on November 4 and CENTRA Technology Inc., Ballston, Virginia and the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia on November 5. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. William Hostyn, DoD, Defense Threat Reduction Agency J2/5/8R–AC, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, MS 6201, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060–6201. Email: william.hostyn@dtra.mil. Phone: (703) 767–4453. Fax: (703) 767–4206. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of Meeting: This meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA) (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.150. The Committee will obtain, review and evaluate classified information related to the Committee’s mission to advise on technology security, Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction (C– WMD), counterterrorism, and counterproliferation. Agenda: On Tuesday, November 4, the TRAC will receive a CIA/DIA current classified intelligence update. Following the opening remarks and intelligence update, the members will receive two classified reports from the TRAC information gathering groups on the Nuclear Strategic Stability and Cooperative Threat Reduction, taskings received from the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics and the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Defense. The TRAC was asked to examine and present recommendations to the sponsor on strategic implications to possible changes to the U.S. Nuclear arsenal on SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 U.S. strategies and allied viewpoints. The TRAC was also tasked by the sponsor to examine the Cooperative Threat Reduction program as it currently operates and the implications to U.S. obligations of possible modifications or direction changes. The TRAC will then deliberate on the information and produce a recommendation. During a working lunch, the TRAC members will continue to discuss the information and develop recommendations for the sponsor. At the afternoon session, the members will receive two classified briefings on the Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s Constellation Information Fusion Project and the development of framing questions to be used in the Terms of Reference for an upcoming classified review of North Korean weapons programs. The meeting will wrap up with a final discussion on the briefings of the day. The TRAC will continue to meet on November 5, 2014. The TRAC will hold classified discussions to receive information gathered for the TRAC’s tasking to evaluate and provide program recommendations for DoD’s Global Health Security program, followed by an information presentation to the entire TRAC on potential effects of changes being considered to DoD’s Chemical and Biological Defense Program. The TRAC will provide an assessment on the program’s ability to meet Congressional intent if the program is restructured. After deliberating and voting on the information provided to the entire committee by the information gathering groups, and approving the recommendations to be provided to the TRAC sponsor, the TRAC will then move to the Pentagon to continue the meeting and provide an executive outbrief to senior DoD leaders. The TRAC will then provide recommendations to DoD senior leaders on the Nuclear Strategic Stability and Chemical Biological Defense Program taskings, and an interim report of findings for the Global Health Security information gathering group. The session will conclude with a classified discussion on the way ahead and provide a classified senior leader briefing. Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b and 41 CFR 102–3.155, the Department of Defense has determined that the meeting of the TRAC on November 4–5, 2014, shall be closed to the public. The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, in consultation with the DoD FACA Attorney, has determined in writing that the public interest requires all sessions of this meeting be closed to E:\FR\FM\17OCN1.SGM 17OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 201 (Friday, October 17, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 62428-62430]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-24715]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary

[Transmittal Nos. 14-37]


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 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, Transmittals 14-37 with attached transmittal and 
policy justification.

    Dated: October 14, 2014.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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Transmittal No. 14-37

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: Brunei
    (ii) Total Estimated Value:

Major Defense Equipment *...............................   $147 million.
Other...................................................   $196 million.
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  Total.................................................   $343 million.
 
* As defined in Section 47(6) of the Arms Export Control Act.

    (iii) Description and Quantity or Quantities of Articles or 
Services under Consideration for Purchase: 1 C-130J aircraft, 6 
AE2100D3 turboprop engines (4 installed and 2 spares), Government 
Furnished Equipment, communication equipment, 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 (SBB)
    (v) Prior Related Cases, if any: None
    (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: None

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    (viii) Date Report Delivered to Congress: 06 October 2014.

POLICY JUSTIFICATION

Brunei--C-130J Aircraft

    The Government of Brunei has requested a sale of 1 C-130J aircraft, 
6 AE2100D3 turboprop engines (4 installed and 2 spares), Government 
Furnished Equipment, communication equipment, 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 $343 million.
    This proposed sale will contribute to the foreign policy and 
national security of the United States by helping to strengthen the 
U.S.-Brunei relationship, which has been a force for regional stability 
and economic progress in Southeast Asia.
    This proposed sale of a C-130J to Brunei will provide a critical 
capability to assist in Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief 
missions. The aircraft will enable Brunei to provide aid and assistance 
in greater capacities to regional allies and partners in need. The 
aircraft will also provide the ability to execute maritime patrol 
missions and contribute to search and rescue missions in the region. 
Brunei should have no difficulty absorbing this aircraft into its 
inventory.
    The proposed sale of this aircraft and support will not alter the 
basic military balance in the region.
    The principal contractor will be Lockheed Martin-Aerospace in 
Marietta, Georgia. There are no known offset agreements 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 Brunei.
    There will be no adverse impact on U.S. defense readiness as a 
result of this proposed sale.

[FR Doc. 2014-24715 Filed 10-16-14; 8:45 am]
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