36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification, 90789-90792 [2016-30164]

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Fax: 703– 805–5940. Email: caren.hergenroeder@ dau.mil. SUMMARY: This meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (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. Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of this meeting is to report back to the Board of Visitors on continuing items of interest. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 90789 statements to the Defense Acquisition University Board of Visitors about its mission and functions. Written statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the stated agenda of a planned meeting of the Defense Acquisition University Board of Visitors. All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer for the Defense Acquisition University Board of Visitors, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. 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[FR Doc. 2016–30167 Filed 12–14–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Agenda [Transmittal No. 16–31] 9:00 a.m. Welcome and Announcements 9:05 a.m. DAU South Overview 9:20 a.m. Dialogue with Guests Representatives 12:00 p.m. Lunch 1:00 p.m. DAU Update 2:30 p.m. Transition Planning 3:30 p.m. Summary Discussion 4:00 p.m. Adjourn Public’s Accessibility to the Meeting: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b and 41 CFR 102–3.140 through 102–3.165, and the availability of space, this meeting is open to the public. However, because of space limitations, allocation of seating will be made on a first-come, first served basis. Persons desiring to attend the meeting should call Ms. Caren Hergenroeder at 703–805–5134. Written Statements: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.140, and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the public or interested organizations may submit written 36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Defense Security Cooperation Agency, Department of Defense. 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: Pam Young, DSCA/SA&E–RAN, (703) 697– 9107. The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittal 16–31 with attached Policy Justification and Sensitivity of Technology. SUMMARY: Dated: December 12, 2016. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. BILLING CODE 5001–06–P E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1 VerDate Sep<11>2014 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 241 / Thursday, December 15, 2016 / Notices 15:19 Dec 14, 2016 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1 EN15DE16.001</GPH> rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 90790 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 241 / Thursday, December 15, 2016 / Notices BILLING CODE 5001–06–C Transmittal No. 16–31 Notice of Proposed Issuance of Letter of Offer Pursuant to Section 36(b)(l) of the Arms Export Control Act, as amended (i) Prospective Purchaser: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (ii) Total Estimated Value: $2.60 billion $ .91 billion Total ................................... rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Major Defense Equipment* .. Other ...................................... $3.51 billion (iii) Description and Quantity or Quantities of Articles or Services under consideration for Purchase: Major Defense Equipment (MDE): Forty-eight (48) CH–47F Chinook Cargo Helicopters One hundred twelve (112) T55–GA– 714A Engines (ninety-six (96) installed, sixteen (16) spares) One hundred sixteen (116) Embedded Global Positioning System (GPS) Inertial Navigation Systems (EGI) (ninety-six (96) installed, twenty (20) spares) Fifty-eight (58) AN/AAR–57 Common Missile Warning Systems (CMWS) (forty- eight (48) installed, ten (10) spares) Forty-eight (48) M240H 7.62mm Machine Guns with spare parts Non-MDE: This request also includes the following Non-MDE: M134D MiniGuns or equivalent type guns with support equipment and training; Aircraft Survivability Equipment (AN/ APR–39A(V) l/4, AN/AVR–2B, AN/ ARC–231, AN/ARC–201D, AN/APX– 123A, ARN–147 VOR/ILS, ARN–153 TACAN, APN–209, IDM–401 Improved Data Modem, and AN/ARC–220); Infrared Signature Suppression System (IRSS); Fast Rope Insertion Extraction System (FRIES); Extended Range Fuel System (ERPS); Ballistic Armor Protection System; facilities; air worthiness support; spares and repair parts; communications equipment; personnel training and training equipment; site surveys; tool and test equipment; Ground Support Equipment (GSE); repair and return; publications and technical documentation; Quality Assurance Team (QAT); U.S. Government and contractor engineering, technical and logistics support services; and other related elements of logistics and program support. (iv) Military Department: Army (SR– B–ZAG) (v) Sales Commission, Fee, etc., Paid, Offered, or Agreed to be Paid: None (vi) Sensitivity of Technology Contained in the Defense Article or Defense Services Proposed to be Sold: See Annex attached. VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:19 Dec 14, 2016 Jkt 241001 (vii) Prior Related Case, if any: None (viii) Date Report Delivered to Congress: December 7, 2016 *as defined in Section 47(6) of the Arms Export Control Act. POLICY JUSTIFICATION Kingdom of Saudi Arabia—CH–47F Chinook Cargo Helicopters: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has requested a possible sale of: Major Defense Equipment (MDE): Forty-eight (48) CH–47F Chinook Cargo Helicopters One hundred twelve (112) T55–GA– 714A Engines (ninety-six (96) installed, sixteen (16) spares) One hundred sixteen (116) Embedded Global Positioning System (GPS) Inertial Navigation Systems (EGI) (ninety-six (96) installed, twenty (20) spares) Fifty-eight (58) AN/AAR–57 Common Missile Warning Systems (CMWS) (forty-eight (48) installed, ten (10) spares) Forty-eight (48) M240H 7.62mm Machine Guns with spare parts Non-MDE: This request also includes the following Non-MDE: M134D MiniGuns or equivalent type guns with support equipment and training; Aircraft Survivability Equipment (AN/ APR–39A(V) l/4, AN/AVR–2B, AN/ ARC–231, AN/ARC–201D, AN/APX– 123A, ARN–147 VOR/ILS, ARN–153 TACAN, APN–209, IDM–401 Improved Data Modem, and AN/ARC–220); Infrared Signature Suppression System (IRSS); Fast Rope Insertion Extraction System (FRIES); Extended Range Fuel System (ERPS); Ballistic Armor Protection System; facilities; air worthiness support; spares and repair parts; communications equipment; personnel training and training equipment; site surveys; tool and test equipment; Ground Support Equipment (GSE); repair and return; publications and technical documentation; Quality Assurance Team (QAT); U.S. Government and contractor engineering, technical and logistics support services; and other related elements of logistics and program support. The total overall estimated value is $3.51 billion. This proposed sale will contribute to the foreign policy and national security of the United States by helping to improve the security of a strategic partner which has been and continues to be a leading contributor of political stability and economic progress in the Middle East. This sale will increase the Royal Saudi Land Forces Aviation Command’s (RSLFAC) interoperability with U.S. forces and convey U.S. PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 90791 commitment to Saudi Arabia’s security and armed forces modernization. The proposed sale of this equipment and support will not alter the basic military balance in the region. The proposed sale of the CH–47F aircraft will improve Saudi Arabia’s heavy lift capability. Saudi Arabia will use this enhanced capability to strengthen its homeland defense and deter regional threats. Saudi Arabia will have no difficulty absorbing these aircraft into its armed forces. The prime contractors will be The Boeing Military Aircraft Company, Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, and Honeywell Aerospace Company, Phoenix, Arizona. There are no known offset agreements in connection with this potential sale. Implementation of this sale will require up to sixty (60) U.S. Government and contractor representatives to travel to Saudi Arabia for up to sixty (60) months for equipment de-processing, fielding, system checkout, training, and technical logistics support. There will be no adverse impact on U.S. defense readiness as a result of this proposed sale. Transmittal No. 16–31 Notice of Proposed Issuance of Letter of Offer Pursuant to Section 36(b)(l) of the Arms Export Control Act Annex Item No. vii (vii) Sensitivity of Technology: 1. The CH–47F Chinook Cargo Helicopter is a medium-lift helicopter equipped with the Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) cockpit, which provides aircraft system, flight, mission, and communication management systems, five multifunction displays, two general purpose processor units, two control display units and two data concentrator units. The navigation system will have two Embedded Global Positioning System/Inertial Navigation System (GPS/INS), two Digital Advanced Flight Control Systems (DAFCS), one ARN–149 Automatic Direction Finder, one ARN–147 Very High Frequency Omnidirectional Range/ Instrument Landing System (VOR/ILS) marker beacon system, one ARN–153 Tactical Airborne Navigation (TACAN) system, two air data computers, and one Radar Altimeter system. The aircraft survivability equipment includes the AN/APR–39A(V) l/4 Radar Signal Detecting Set, and the AN/AAR–57 Common Missile Warning System. The Embedded Global Positioning System/Inertial Navigation System (GPS/INS) is SECRET. The AN/AAR–57 Common Missile Warning System E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1 90792 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 241 / Thursday, December 15, 2016 / Notices rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES (CMWS) is CONFIDENTIAL. Releasable technical manuals for operation and maintenance are SECRET. The AN/ APR–39A(V) l/4 Series Radar Detecting Set (RDS) is SECRET. The AN/AVR–2B, Laser Warning Set is CONFIDENTIAL. Releasable technical manuals for operation and maintenance are SECRET. The AN/ARC–23l (V)(C) is UNCLASSIFIED. The AN/ARC–201D Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System (SINCGARS), performance capabilities, Electronic Countermeasures/Electronic Counter Counter-Measures (ECM/ECCM) specifications and Engineering Change Orders (ECOs) are SECRET. The AN/ APX–123A, Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) Transponder is UNCLASSIFIED. The AN/ARN–147, Very High Frequency Omni Ranging/Instrument Landing System (VOR/ILS) receiver is UNCLASSIFIED. The AN/ARC–220 is UNCLASSIFIED. The KN–77 is UNCLASSIFIED. The AN/PYQ–10 (C) Simple Key Loader (SKL) is UNCLASSIFIED. The TSEC KY–58 voice secure equipment is CONFIDENTIAL if software fill is VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:19 Dec 14, 2016 Jkt 241001 installed. The TSEC KY–100 voice secure equipment is used with the FM Command Radio to provide secure twoway communication. It is Communications Security (COMSEC) Equipment and is classified SECRET if software fill is installed. The AN/AVS– 6/7(V)l is UNCLASSIFIED. 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 or equivalent systems which might reduce weapon system effectiveness. 3. determination has been made that Saudi Arabia 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 the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. [FR Doc. 2016–30164 Filed 12–14–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Transmittal No. 16–61] 36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification Defense Security Cooperation Agency, Department of Defense. 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: Pam Young, DSCA/SA&E–RAN, (703) 697– 9107. The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittal 16–61 with attached Policy Justification. SUMMARY: Dated: December 12, 2016. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary

[Transmittal No. 16-31]


36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification

AGENCY: Defense Security Cooperation Agency, Department of Defense.

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: Pam Young, DSCA/SA&E-RAN, (703) 697-
9107.
    The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of 
Representatives, Transmittal 16-31 with attached Policy Justification 
and Sensitivity of Technology.

    Dated: December 12, 2016.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
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Transmittal No. 16-31
Notice of Proposed Issuance of Letter of Offer Pursuant to Section 
36(b)(l) of the Arms Export Control Act, as amended
    (i) Prospective Purchaser: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    (ii) Total Estimated Value:

 
 
 
Major Defense Equipment*.................  $2.60 billion
Other....................................  $ .91 billion
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  Total..................................  $3.51 billion
 

    (iii) Description and Quantity or Quantities of Articles or 
Services under consideration for Purchase:

Major Defense Equipment (MDE):
    Forty-eight (48) CH-47F Chinook Cargo Helicopters
    One hundred twelve (112) T55-GA-714A Engines (ninety-six (96) 
installed, sixteen (16) spares)
    One hundred sixteen (116) Embedded Global Positioning System (GPS) 
Inertial Navigation Systems (EGI) (ninety-six (96) installed, twenty 
(20) spares)
    Fifty-eight (58) AN/AAR-57 Common Missile Warning Systems (CMWS) 
(forty- eight (48) installed, ten (10) spares)
    Forty-eight (48) M240H 7.62mm Machine Guns with spare parts

    Non-MDE: This request also includes the following Non-MDE: M134D 
Mini-Guns or equivalent type guns with support equipment and training; 
Aircraft Survivability Equipment (AN/APR-39A(V) l/4, AN/AVR-2B, AN/ARC-
231, AN/ARC-201D, AN/APX-123A, ARN-147 VOR/ILS, ARN-153 TACAN, APN-209, 
IDM-401 Improved Data Modem, and AN/ARC-220); Infrared Signature 
Suppression System (IRSS); Fast Rope Insertion Extraction System 
(FRIES); Extended Range Fuel System (ERPS); Ballistic Armor Protection 
System; facilities; air worthiness support; spares and repair parts; 
communications equipment; personnel training and training equipment; 
site surveys; tool and test equipment; Ground Support Equipment (GSE); 
repair and return; publications and technical documentation; Quality 
Assurance Team (QAT); U.S. Government and contractor engineering, 
technical and logistics support services; and other related elements of 
logistics and program support.
    (iv) Military Department: Army (SR-B-ZAG)
    (v) Sales Commission, Fee, etc., Paid, Offered, or Agreed to be 
Paid: None
    (vi) Sensitivity of Technology Contained in the Defense Article or 
Defense Services Proposed to be Sold: See Annex attached.
    (vii) Prior Related Case, if any: None
    (viii) Date Report Delivered to Congress: December 7, 2016
    *as defined in Section 47(6) of the Arms Export Control Act.

POLICY JUSTIFICATION

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia--CH-47F Chinook Cargo Helicopters:

    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has requested a possible sale of:

Major Defense Equipment (MDE):
    Forty-eight (48) CH-47F Chinook Cargo Helicopters
    One hundred twelve (112) T55-GA-714A Engines (ninety-six (96) 
installed, sixteen (16) spares)
    One hundred sixteen (116) Embedded Global Positioning System (GPS) 
Inertial Navigation Systems (EGI) (ninety-six (96) installed, twenty 
(20) spares)
    Fifty-eight (58) AN/AAR-57 Common Missile Warning Systems (CMWS) 
(forty-eight (48) installed, ten (10) spares)
    Forty-eight (48) M240H 7.62mm Machine Guns with spare parts

    Non-MDE: This request also includes the following Non-MDE: M134D 
Mini-Guns or equivalent type guns with support equipment and training; 
Aircraft Survivability Equipment (AN/APR-39A(V) l/4, AN/AVR-2B, AN/ARC-
231, AN/ARC-201D, AN/APX-123A, ARN-147 VOR/ILS, ARN-153 TACAN, APN-209, 
IDM-401 Improved Data Modem, and AN/ARC-220); Infrared Signature 
Suppression System (IRSS); Fast Rope Insertion Extraction System 
(FRIES); Extended Range Fuel System (ERPS); Ballistic Armor Protection 
System; facilities; air worthiness support; spares and repair parts; 
communications equipment; personnel training and training equipment; 
site surveys; tool and test equipment; Ground Support Equipment (GSE); 
repair and return; publications and technical documentation; Quality 
Assurance Team (QAT); U.S. Government and contractor engineering, 
technical and logistics support services; and other related elements of 
logistics and program support. The total overall estimated value is 
$3.51 billion.
    This proposed sale will contribute to the foreign policy and 
national security of the United States by helping to improve the 
security of a strategic partner which has been and continues to be a 
leading contributor of political stability and economic progress in the 
Middle East. This sale will increase the Royal Saudi Land Forces 
Aviation Command's (RSLFAC) interoperability with U.S. forces and 
convey U.S. commitment to Saudi Arabia's security and armed forces 
modernization.
    The proposed sale of this equipment and support will not alter the 
basic military balance in the region.
    The proposed sale of the CH-47F aircraft will improve Saudi 
Arabia's heavy lift capability. Saudi Arabia will use this enhanced 
capability to strengthen its homeland defense and deter regional 
threats. Saudi Arabia will have no difficulty absorbing these aircraft 
into its armed forces.
    The prime contractors will be The Boeing Military Aircraft Company, 
Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, and Honeywell Aerospace Company, Phoenix, 
Arizona. There are no known offset agreements in connection with this 
potential sale.
    Implementation of this sale will require up to sixty (60) U.S. 
Government and contractor representatives to travel to Saudi Arabia for 
up to sixty (60) months for equipment de-processing, fielding, system 
checkout, training, and technical logistics support.
    There will be no adverse impact on U.S. defense readiness as a 
result of this proposed sale.
Transmittal No. 16-31
Notice of Proposed Issuance of Letter of Offer Pursuant to Section 
36(b)(l) of the Arms Export Control Act
Annex
Item No. vii
    (vii) Sensitivity of Technology:
    1. The CH-47F Chinook Cargo Helicopter is a medium-lift helicopter 
equipped with the Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) cockpit, 
which provides aircraft system, flight, mission, and communication 
management systems, five multifunction displays, two general purpose 
processor units, two control display units and two data concentrator 
units. The navigation system will have two Embedded Global Positioning 
System/Inertial Navigation System (GPS/INS), two Digital Advanced 
Flight Control Systems (DAFCS), one ARN-149 Automatic Direction Finder, 
one ARN-147 Very High Frequency Omnidirectional Range/Instrument 
Landing System (VOR/ILS) marker beacon system, one ARN-153 Tactical 
Airborne Navigation (TACAN) system, two air data computers, and one 
Radar Altimeter system. The aircraft survivability equipment includes 
the AN/APR-39A(V) l/4 Radar Signal Detecting Set, and the AN/AAR-57 
Common Missile Warning System.
    The Embedded Global Positioning System/Inertial Navigation System 
(GPS/INS) is SECRET. The AN/AAR-57 Common Missile Warning System

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(CMWS) is CONFIDENTIAL. Releasable technical manuals for operation and 
maintenance are SECRET. The AN/APR-39A(V) l/4 Series Radar Detecting 
Set (RDS) is SECRET. The AN/AVR-2B, Laser Warning Set is CONFIDENTIAL. 
Releasable technical manuals for operation and maintenance are SECRET. 
The AN/ARC-23l (V)(C) is UNCLASSIFIED. The AN/ARC-201D Single Channel 
Ground and Airborne Radio System (SINCGARS), performance capabilities, 
Electronic Countermeasures/Electronic Counter Counter-Measures (ECM/
ECCM) specifications and Engineering Change Orders (ECOs) are SECRET. 
The AN/APX-123A, Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) Transponder is 
UNCLASSIFIED. The AN/ARN-147, Very High Frequency Omni Ranging/
Instrument Landing System (VOR/ILS) receiver is UNCLASSIFIED. The AN/
ARC-220 is UNCLASSIFIED. The KN-77 is UNCLASSIFIED. The AN/PYQ-10 (C) 
Simple Key Loader (SKL) is UNCLASSIFIED. The TSEC KY-58 voice secure 
equipment is CONFIDENTIAL if software fill is installed. The TSEC KY-
100 voice secure equipment is used with the FM Command Radio to provide 
secure two-way communication. It is Communications Security (COMSEC) 
Equipment and is classified SECRET if software fill is installed. The 
AN/AVS-6/7(V)l is UNCLASSIFIED.
    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 or equivalent systems which might 
reduce weapon system effectiveness.
    3. determination has been made that Saudi Arabia 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 the Kingdom of Saudi 
Arabia.

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