Arms Sales Notification, 4305-4307 [2020-01139]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 16 / Friday, January 24, 2020 / Notices lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES on available sensor data from all platforms netted through the CEC system. The hardware is unclassified with the exception of a Communications Security (COMSEC) card which is classified SECRET. The software and documentation are classified SECRET. All manuals and technical documentation disclosure will be limited to those necessary for operational use and organizational maintenance. 4. If a technologically advanced adversary were to obtain knowledge of the specific hardware and software elements, the information could be used to develop countermeasures, which might reduce weapon system effectiveness or be used in the development of a system with similar or advanced capabilities. 5. This sale is necessary in furtherance of the U.S. foreign policy VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:03 Jan 23, 2020 Jkt 250001 and national security objectives outlined in the enclosed Policy Justification. A determination has been made that Australia can provide the same degree of protection for the sensitive technology being released as the U.S. Government. 6. All defense articles and services listed on this transmittal have been authorized for release and export to the Government of Australia. [FR Doc. 2020–01135 Filed 1–23–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Transmittal No. 20–0B] Arms Sales Notification Defense Security Cooperation Agency, Department of Defense. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: 4305 Arms sales notice. The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karma Job at karma.d.job.civ@mail.mil or (703) 697–8976. This 36(b)(5)(C) 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, and Transmittal 20–0B. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: January 17, 2020. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. BILLING CODE 5001–06–P E:\FR\FM\24JAN1.SGM 24JAN1 4306 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 16 / Friday, January 24, 2020 / Notices DEFENSE SECURITY COOPERATION AGENCY 201 12TH STREET SOUTH. STE 203 ARLINGTON, VA 22202-5408 JAtl r 2 2C20 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speak.er of the House U.S. House of Representatives H-209, The Capitol Washington, DC 20515 Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to the reporting requirements of Section 36(b)(5)(C) of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA), as amended, we are forwarding Transmittal No. 20-0B. This notification relates to enhancements or upgrades from the level of sensitivity of technology or capability described in the Section 36(b)(l) AECA certification 15-32 of May 4, 2015. Lieutenant Genera , Director BILLING CODE 5001–06–C Transmittal No. 20-0B lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES REPORT OF ENHANCEMENT OR UPGRADE OF SENSITIVITY OF TECHNOLOGY OR CAPABILITY (SEC. 36(B)(5)(C), AECA) (i) Purchaser: Government of Japan (ii) Sec. 36(b)(1), AECA Transmittal No.: 15-32 Date: May 4, 2015 Military Department: Navy (iii) Description: On May 4, 2015, Congress was notified by Congressional Notification Transmittal Number 15-32, of the possible sale under Section 36(b)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act for the procurement of seventeen (17) V22B Block C Osprey aircraft, forty (40) VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:03 Jan 23, 2020 Jkt 250001 AE1107C Rolls Royce Engines, forty (40) AN/AAQ-27 Forward Looking InfraRed Radars, forty (40) AN/AAR-47 Missile Warning Systems, forty (40) AN/APR-39 Radar Warning Receivers, forty (40) AN/ ALE-47 Countermeasure Dispenser Systems, forty (40) AN/APX-123 Identification Friend or Foe Systems, forty (40) AN/APN-194 Radar Altimeters, forty (40) AN/ARN-147 VHF Omni-directional Range (VOR) Instrument Landing System (ILS) Beacon Navigation Systems, forty (40) 629F-23 Multi-Band Radios (NonCOMSEC), forty (40) AN/ASN-163 Miniature Airborne Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Receivers (MAGR), forty (40) AN/ARN-153 Tactical Airborne Navigation Systems, eighty (80) Night PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Vision Goggles, Joint Mission Planning System (JMPS) with unique planning components, publications and technical documentation, aircraft spares and repair parts, repair and return, aircraft ferry services, tanker support, support and test equipment, personnel training and training equipment, software, U.S. Government and contractor engineering, logistics and technical support services, and other elements of technical and program support. The estimated total cost was $3 billion. Major Defense Equipment (MDE) constituted $1.8 billion of this total. On December 19, 2016, Congress was notified by Congressional certification 0Y-16 of the inclusion of twenty (20) M240D 7.62mm Machine Guns as MDE, E:\FR\FM\24JAN1.SGM 24JAN1 EN24JA20.049</GPH> Enclosures: 1. Transmittal Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 16 / Friday, January 24, 2020 / Notices lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES twenty (20) GAU-21 .50 Caliber Machine Guns as non-MDE, and twenty (20) Traffic Collision Avoidance Systems (TCAS) II as non-MDE. The addition of this equipment did not result in a net increase in MDE cost or a net increase in the total case value. The total estimated MDE cost remained $1.8 billion. The total estimated case value remained $3 billion. This transmittal reports the inclusion of an additional five (5) AE1107C Rolls Royce engines and twenty (20) 629F-23 Multi-Band radios (both non-MDE) and includes the extension of the sustainment that will support annual cases to fund manpower through Other Technical Assistance (OTA), Engineering Technical Assistance (ETA), Logistic Technical Assistance (LTA), and Contractor Engineering Technical Support (CETS). The addition of these items and sustainment costs will result in a net increase in non-MDE value of $1 billion. The total estimated MDE cost will remain $1.8 billion. The total case value will increase to $4 billion. (iv) Significance: This proposed equipment and sustainment will VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:03 Jan 23, 2020 Jkt 250001 support Japan’s continued modernization of its transport fleet to better support its defense and special mission needs. (v) Justification: This proposed sale will support the foreign policy and national security of the United States by improving the security of a major ally that is a force for political stability and economic progress in the Asia-Pacific region. It is vital to U.S. national interests to assist Japan in developing and maintaining a strong and effective self-defense capability. (vi) Date Report Delivered to Congress: January 2, 2020 [FR Doc. 2020–01139 Filed 1–23–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P ACTION: Arms sales notice. The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karma Job at karma.d.job.civ@mail.mil or (703) 697–8976. 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 19–58 and Policy Justification. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: January 17, 2020. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary BILLING CODE 5001–06–P [Transmittal No. 19–58] Arms Sales Notification Defense Security Cooperation Agency, Department of Defense. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4307 E:\FR\FM\24JAN1.SGM 24JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 16 (Friday, January 24, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 4305-4307]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-01139]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary

[Transmittal No. 20-0B]


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: Karma Job at [email protected] 
or (703) 697-8976.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This 36(b)(5)(C) 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, and Transmittal 20-0B.

    Dated: January 17, 2020.
Aaron T. Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
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Transmittal No. 20-0B

REPORT OF ENHANCEMENT OR UPGRADE OF SENSITIVITY OF TECHNOLOGY OR 
CAPABILITY (SEC. 36(B)(5)(C), AECA)

    (i) Purchaser: Government of Japan
    (ii) Sec. 36(b)(1), AECA Transmittal No.: 15-32
    Date: May 4, 2015
    Military Department: Navy
    (iii) Description: On May 4, 2015, Congress was notified by 
Congressional Notification Transmittal Number 15-32, of the possible 
sale under Section 36(b)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act for the 
procurement of seventeen (17) V-22B Block C Osprey aircraft, forty (40) 
AE1107C Rolls Royce Engines, forty (40) AN/AAQ-27 Forward Looking 
InfraRed Radars, forty (40) AN/AAR-47 Missile Warning Systems, forty 
(40) AN/APR-39 Radar Warning Receivers, forty (40) AN/ALE-47 
Countermeasure Dispenser Systems, forty (40) AN/APX-123 Identification 
Friend or Foe Systems, forty (40) AN/APN-194 Radar Altimeters, forty 
(40) AN/ARN-147 VHF Omni-directional Range (VOR) Instrument Landing 
System (ILS) Beacon Navigation Systems, forty (40) 629F-23 Multi-Band 
Radios (Non-COMSEC), forty (40) AN/ASN-163 Miniature Airborne Global 
Positioning Systems (GPS) Receivers (MAGR), forty (40) AN/ARN-153 
Tactical Airborne Navigation Systems, eighty (80) Night Vision Goggles, 
Joint Mission Planning System (JMPS) with unique planning components, 
publications and technical documentation, aircraft spares and repair 
parts, repair and return, aircraft ferry services, tanker support, 
support and test equipment, personnel training and training equipment, 
software, U.S. Government and contractor engineering, logistics and 
technical support services, and other elements of technical and program 
support. The estimated total cost was $3 billion. Major Defense 
Equipment (MDE) constituted $1.8 billion of this total.
    On December 19, 2016, Congress was notified by Congressional 
certification 0Y-16 of the inclusion of twenty (20) M240D 7.62mm 
Machine Guns as MDE,

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twenty (20) GAU-21 .50 Caliber Machine Guns as non-MDE, and twenty (20) 
Traffic Collision Avoidance Systems (TCAS) II as non-MDE. The addition 
of this equipment did not result in a net increase in MDE cost or a net 
increase in the total case value. The total estimated MDE cost remained 
$1.8 billion. The total estimated case value remained $3 billion.
    This transmittal reports the inclusion of an additional five (5) 
AE1107C Rolls Royce engines and twenty (20) 629F-23 Multi-Band radios 
(both non-MDE) and includes the extension of the sustainment that will 
support annual cases to fund manpower through Other Technical 
Assistance (OTA), Engineering Technical Assistance (ETA), Logistic 
Technical Assistance (LTA), and Contractor Engineering Technical 
Support (CETS).
    The addition of these items and sustainment costs will result in a 
net increase in non-MDE value of $1 billion. The total estimated MDE 
cost will remain $1.8 billion. The total case value will increase to $4 
billion.
    (iv) Significance: This proposed equipment and sustainment will 
support Japan's continued modernization of its transport fleet to 
better support its defense and special mission needs.
    (v) Justification: This proposed sale will support the foreign 
policy and national security of the United States by improving the 
security of a major ally that is a force for political stability and 
economic progress in the Asia-Pacific region. It is vital to U.S. 
national interests to assist Japan in developing and maintaining a 
strong and effective self-defense capability.
    (vi) Date Report Delivered to Congress: January 2, 2020

[FR Doc. 2020-01139 Filed 1-23-20; 8:45 am]
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