Arms Sales Notification, 36756-36758 [2017-16603]

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The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pamela Young, (703) 697–9107, pamela.a.young14.civ@mail.mil or Kathy Valadez, (703) 697–9217, kathy.a.valadez.civ@mail.mil; DSCA/ DSA–RAN. This 36(b)(1) arms sales notification is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104–164 dated July 21, 1996. The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittal 17–31 with attached Policy Justification. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Office of the Secretary Dated: August 2, 2017. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [Transmittal No. 17–31] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Arms Sales Notification Defense Security Cooperation Agency, Department of Defense. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\07AUN1.SGM 07AUN1 36757 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 150 / Monday, August 7, 2017 / Notices DEFENSE SECURITY COOPERATION AGENCY 201 12TH STREET SOUTH. STE 203 ARLINGTON. VA 22202-5408 JJL 1 0 2017 The Honorahle Paul D. Ryan Speaker of the House U.S. House of Representatives Washington. DC 20515 Dear Mr. Speaker: Pursuant to the reporting requiremcnb of Section .~6d'lJ( l) of the Anm Export Contrnl Act. as amended. we are forwarding herewith Tran,minal No. 17-?-.1, concerning the proposed Lctter<s l of Offer and Acceptance to the Gtwernment of Au ... tralia for Army·~ defen~e ank·les and services estimated to co!.t S50 million. After this kth:r i!> delivered to your offke. we plan to issue a ne\a,·s release to notify the puhlic of this propo!>ed sale. Sincerely. J. W. Rixey Vh:c Admiral. 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Policy Justification 36758 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 150 / Monday, August 7, 2017 / Notices Transmittal No. 17–31 POLICY JUSTIFICATION Notice of Proposed Issuance of Letter of Offer Pursuant to Section 36(b)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act, as amended Australia—120MM Tank Ammunition and Related Support Services (i) Prospective Purchaser: Government of Australia (ii) Total Estimated Value: Major Defense Equipment * Other .................................... $49 million $ 1 million Total .............................. $50 million (iii) Description and Quantity or Quantities of Articles or Services under Consideration for Purchase: Major Defense Equipment (MDE): Six thousand thirty (6,030) rounds of M865 120mm Target Practice Cone Stabilized Discarding Sabot–Tracer (TPCSDS–T) Tank Projectiles Eight thousand six hundred ten (8,610) rounds of M1002 120mm Target Practice Multipurpose Tracer (TPMP– T) Tank Projectiles Non-MDE includes: Also included are U.S. Government technical assistance, technical data, and other related elements of logistical and program support. (iv) Military Department: Army (XX– B–UJL) (v) Prior Related Cases, if any: AT–B– UGR (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 (viii) Date Report Delivered to Congress: July 10, 2017 mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES * As defined in Section 47(6) of the Arms Export Control Act. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Aug 04, 2017 Jkt 241001 The Government of Australia has requested the possible sale of six thousand thirty (6,030) rounds of M865 120mm Target Practice Cone Stabilized Discarding Sabot–Tracer (TPCSDS–T) Tank Projectiles and eight thousand six hundred ten (8,610) rounds of M1002 120mm Target Practice Multipurpose Tracer (TPMP–T) Tank Projectiles. Also included are U.S. Government technical services, technical data, and other related elements of logistical and program support. The total estimated program cost is $50 million. This sale will contribute to the foreign policy and national security of the United States by helping to improve the security of a major contributor to political stability, security, and economic development in the Western Pacific. Australia is an important Major non-NATO Ally and partner that contributes significantly to peacekeeping and humanitarian operations around the world. It is vital to the U.S. national interest to assist our ally in developing and maintaining a strong and ready self-defense capability. The proposed sale of 120mm tank ammunition will improve Australia’s capability to meet out-year operational readiness and training requirements. Australia will use this ammunition to help sustain necessary training levels for its tank operators. Australia will have no difficulty absorbing this equipment into its armed forces. The proposed sale of this equipment and support will not alter the basic military balance in the region. This requirement will be provided from U.S. Army inventory. There are no PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. or contractor representatives to Australia. There will be no adverse impact on U.S. defense readiness as a result of this proposed sale. [FR Doc. 2017–16603 Filed 8–4–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Transmittal No. 17–23] Arms Sales Notification Defense Security Cooperation Agency, Department of Defense. ACTION: Arms sales notice. AGENCY: The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pamela Young, (703) 697–9107, pamela.a.young14.civ@mail.mil or Kathy Valadez, (703) 697–9217, kathy.a.valadez.civ@mail.mil; DSCA/ DSA–RAN. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This 36(b)(1) arms sales notification is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104–164 dated July 21, 1996. The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittal 17–23 with attached Policy Justification and Sensitivity of Technology. SUMMARY: Dated: August 2, 2017. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. E:\FR\FM\07AUN1.SGM 07AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 150 (Monday, August 7, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 36756-36758]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-16603]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary

[Transmittal No. 17-31]


Arms Sales Notification

AGENCY: Defense Security Cooperation Agency, Department of Defense.

ACTION: Arms sales notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text 
of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pamela Young, (703) 697-9107, 
pamela.a.young14.civ@mail.mil or Kathy Valadez, (703) 697-9217, 
kathy.a.valadez.civ@mail.mil; DSCA/DSA-RAN.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This 36(b)(1) arms sales notification is 
published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104-
164 dated July 21, 1996. The following is a copy of a letter to the 
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittal 17-31 with 
attached Policy Justification.

    Dated: August 2, 2017.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
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Transmittal No. 17-31
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: Government of Australia
    (ii) Total Estimated Value:

Major Defense Equipment *...............................     $49 million
Other...................................................     $ 1 million
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    Total...............................................     $50 million
 

    (iii) Description and Quantity or Quantities of Articles or 
Services under Consideration for Purchase:
    Major Defense Equipment (MDE):

Six thousand thirty (6,030) rounds of M865 120mm Target Practice Cone 
Stabilized Discarding Sabot-Tracer (TPCSDS-T) Tank Projectiles
Eight thousand six hundred ten (8,610) rounds of M1002 120mm Target 
Practice Multipurpose Tracer (TPMP-T) Tank Projectiles

    Non-MDE includes: Also included are U.S. Government technical 
assistance, technical data, and other related elements of logistical 
and program support.
    (iv) Military Department: Army (XX-B-UJL)
    (v) Prior Related Cases, if any: AT-B-UGR
    (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
    (viii) Date Report Delivered to Congress: July 10, 2017

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

POLICY JUSTIFICATION

Australia--120MM Tank Ammunition and Related Support Services

    The Government of Australia has requested the possible sale of six 
thousand thirty (6,030) rounds of M865 120mm Target Practice Cone 
Stabilized Discarding Sabot-Tracer (TPCSDS-T) Tank Projectiles and 
eight thousand six hundred ten (8,610) rounds of M1002 120mm Target 
Practice Multipurpose Tracer (TPMP-T) Tank Projectiles. Also included 
are U.S. Government technical services, technical data, and other 
related elements of logistical and program support. The total estimated 
program cost is $50 million.
    This sale will contribute to the foreign policy and national 
security of the United States by helping to improve the security of a 
major contributor to political stability, security, and economic 
development in the Western Pacific. Australia is an important Major 
non-NATO Ally and partner that contributes significantly to 
peacekeeping and humanitarian operations around the world. It is vital 
to the U.S. national interest to assist our ally in developing and 
maintaining a strong and ready self-defense capability.
    The proposed sale of 120mm tank ammunition will improve Australia's 
capability to meet out-year operational readiness and training 
requirements. Australia will use this ammunition to help sustain 
necessary training levels for its tank operators. Australia will have 
no difficulty absorbing this equipment into its armed forces.
    The proposed sale of this equipment and support will not alter the 
basic military balance in the region.
    This requirement will be provided from U.S. Army inventory. 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. or contractor representatives to 
Australia.
    There will be no adverse impact on U.S. defense readiness as a 
result of this proposed sale.

[FR Doc. 2017-16603 Filed 8-4-17; 8:45 am]
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