Arms Sales Notification, 58594-58596 [2017-26882]

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Other ...................................... $150 million $ 20 million Total ................................... $170 million (iii) Description and Quantity or Quantities of Articles or Services under Consideration for Purchase: Major Defense Equipment (MDE): Sixty (60) AIM–120 C–7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) Four (4) AMRAAM Guidance Section Spares Non-MDE: Missile containers, weapon system support, support equipment, spare and repair parts, publications and technical documentation, personnel training, training equipment, U.S. Government and contractor engineering, logistics, technical and support services, and other related elements of logistics and program support. (iv) Military Department: Air Force (X6–D–YAE) (v) Prior Related Cases, if any: NO–D– YME (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: November 14, 2017 *As defined in Section 47(6) of the Arms Export Control Act. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES POLICY JUSTIFICATION Norway—AIM–120 C–7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) The Government of Norway requested a possible sale of sixty (60) AIM–120 C– 7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) and four (4) AMRAAM guidance section spares. Also included are missile containers, weapon system support, support equipment, spare and repair parts, publications and technical documentation, personnel training, training equipment, U.S. Government and contractor engineering, logistics, technical and support services, and other related elements of logistics and program support. The estimated total case value is $170 million. This proposed sale will support the foreign policy and national security VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:53 Dec 12, 2017 Jkt 244001 objectives of the United States by improving the security of a NATO ally which continues to be an important force for political stability and economic progress in Europe. The proposed sale will improve Norway’s capabilities for mutual defense, regional security, force modernization, and U.S. and NATO interoperability. This sale will enhance the Royal Norwegian Air Force’s ability to defend Norway against future threats and contribute to current and future NATO operations. This is a follow-on buy of additional AIM–120 C–7 missiles. Norway will be able to absorb these additional missiles and support into its armed forces. The proposed sale of this equipment and support will not alter the basic military balance in the region. The prime contractor will be Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, AZ. 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 personnel or contractor representatives to Norway. There will be no adverse impact on U.S. defense readiness as a result of this proposed sale. Transmittal No. 17–51 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. AIM–120C Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) is a radar guided missile featuring digital technology and micro-miniature solidstate electronics. AMRAAM capabilities include look-down/shoot-down, multiple launches against multiple targets, resistance to electronic counter measures, and interception of high flying, low flying and maneuvering targets. The AMRAAM is classified CONFIDENTIAL, major components and subsystems range from UNCLASSIFIED to CONFIDENTIAL, and technology data and other documentation are classified up to SECRET. 2. If a technologically advanced adversary obtains knowledge of the specific hardware and software elements, the information could be used to develop countermeasures or equivalent systems 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 Norway can provide substantially PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the same degree of protection for the sensitive technology being released as the U.S. Government. This proposed sale is necessary to the 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 are authorized for release and export to the Government of Norway. [FR Doc. 2017–26882 Filed 12–12–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy Notice of Availability of GovernmentOwned Inventions; Available for Licensing Department of the Navy; DoD. Notice of availability for licensing. AGENCY: ACTION: The inventions listed below are assigned to the United States Government as represented by the Secretary of the Navy and are available for domestic and foreign licensing by the Department of the Navy. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 238 (Wednesday, December 13, 2017)]
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[Pages 58594-58596]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-26882]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary

[Transmittal No. 17-51]


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 an arms sales notification.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pamela Young, (703) 697-9107, 
[email protected] or Kathy Valadez, (703) 697-9217, 
[email protected]; 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 17-51 with 
attached Policy Justification and Sensitivity of Technology.


    Dated: December 8, 2017.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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Transmittal No. 17-51
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: The Government of Norway
    (ii) Total Estimated Value:

Major Defense Equipment *................  $150 million
Other....................................  $ 20 million
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  Total..................................  $170 million
 

    (iii) Description and Quantity or Quantities of Articles or 
Services under Consideration for Purchase:
Major Defense Equipment (MDE):
Sixty (60) AIM-120 C-7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles 
(AMRAAM)
Four (4) AMRAAM Guidance Section Spares
Non-MDE:
Missile containers, weapon system support, support equipment, spare and 
repair parts, publications and technical documentation, personnel 
training, training equipment, U.S. Government and contractor 
engineering, logistics, technical and support services, and other 
related elements of logistics and program support.
    (iv) Military Department: Air Force (X6-D-YAE)
    (v) Prior Related Cases, if any: NO-D-YME
    (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: November 14, 2017
    *As defined in Section 47(6) of the Arms Export Control Act.

POLICY JUSTIFICATION

Norway--AIM-120 C-7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM)

    The Government of Norway requested a possible sale of sixty (60) 
AIM-120 C-7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles (AMRAAM) and four 
(4) AMRAAM guidance section spares. Also included are missile 
containers, weapon system support, support equipment, spare and repair 
parts, publications and technical documentation, personnel training, 
training equipment, U.S. Government and contractor engineering, 
logistics, technical and support services, and other related elements 
of logistics and program support. The estimated total case value is 
$170 million.
    This proposed sale will support the foreign policy and national 
security objectives of the United States by improving the security of a 
NATO ally which continues to be an important force for political 
stability and economic progress in Europe.
    The proposed sale will improve Norway's capabilities for mutual 
defense, regional security, force modernization, and U.S. and NATO 
interoperability. This sale will enhance the Royal Norwegian Air 
Force's ability to defend Norway against future threats and contribute 
to current and future NATO operations. This is a follow-on buy of 
additional AIM-120 C-7 missiles. Norway will be able to absorb these 
additional missiles and support into its armed forces.
    The proposed sale of this equipment and support will not alter the 
basic military balance in the region.
    The prime contractor will be Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, AZ. 
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 personnel or contractor 
representatives to Norway.
    There will be no adverse impact on U.S. defense readiness as a 
result of this proposed sale.
Transmittal No. 17-51
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. AIM-120C Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) is a 
radar guided missile featuring digital technology and micro-miniature 
solid-state electronics. AMRAAM capabilities include look-down/shoot-
down, multiple launches against multiple targets, resistance to 
electronic counter measures, and interception of high flying, low 
flying and maneuvering targets. The AMRAAM is classified CONFIDENTIAL, 
major components and subsystems range from UNCLASSIFIED to 
CONFIDENTIAL, and technology data and other documentation are 
classified up to SECRET.
    2. If a technologically advanced adversary obtains knowledge of the 
specific hardware and software elements, the information could be used 
to develop countermeasures or equivalent systems 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 Norway can provide 
substantially the same degree of protection for the sensitive 
technology being released as the U.S. Government. This proposed sale is 
necessary to the 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 are 
authorized for release and export to the Government of Norway.

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