Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls: Notifications to the Congress of Proposed Commercial Export Licenses, 15009-15014 [2020-05297]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 51 / Monday, March 16, 2020 / Notices exercise limits. Furthermore, the Exchange again notes that that the proposed position limits for options on EFA and FXI are consistent with existing position limits for options on IWM and EEM, the proposed limits for options on XLF, HYG, and OIH are consistent with current position limits for options on EWZ, TLT, and EWJ, and the proposed position limits for MXEA and MXEF are equal to the current position limits for options on 20 other indexes, and the proposed elimination of near-term restrictions currently exists for options on other indexes.45 The Exchange’s surveillance and reporting safeguards continue to be designed to deter and detect possible manipulative behavior that might arise from increasing or eliminating position and exercise limits in certain classes. The Exchange believes that the current financial requirements imposed by the Exchange and by the Commission adequately address concerns regarding potentially large, unhedged position in the options on the Underlying ETFs and Indexes, further promoting just and equitable principles of trading, the maintenance of a fair and orderly market, and the protection of investors. lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES B. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement on Burden on Competition The Exchange does not believe that the proposed rule change will impose any burden on competition that is not necessary or appropriate in furtherance of the purposes of the Act. The Exchange does not believe the proposed rule change will impose any burden on intramarket competition that is not necessary or appropriate in furtherance of the purposes of the Act because the increased position limits (and exercise limits) will be available to all market participants and apply to each in the same manner. The Exchange believes that the proposed rule change will provide additional opportunities for market participants to more efficiently achieve their investment and trading objectives of market participants. The Exchange does not believe that the proposed rule change will impose any burden on intermarket competition that is not necessary or appropriate in furtherance of the Act. On the contrary, the Exchange believes the proposal promotes competition because it may attract additional order flow from the OTC market to exchanges, which would in turn compete amongst each other for those orders.46 The Exchange believes 45 See supra note 5. 46 Additionally, several other options exchange have the same position limits as the Exchange, as they incorporate by reference to the Exchange’s VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:29 Mar 13, 2020 Jkt 250001 market participants would benefit from being able to trade options with increased position limits in an exchange environment in several ways, including but not limited to the following: (1) enhanced efficiency in initiating and closing out position; (2) increased market transparency; and (3) heightened contra-party creditworthiness due to the role of OCC as issuer and guarantor. The Exchange understands that other options exchanges intend to file similar proposed rule changes with the Commission to increase position limits on options on the Underlying ETFs. This may further contribute to fair competition among exchanges for multiply listed options. C. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement on Comments on the Proposed Rule Change Received From Members, Participants, or Others The Exchange neither solicited nor received comments on the proposed rule change. III. Date of Effectiveness of the Proposed Rule Change and Timing for Commission Action Within 45 days of the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register or within such longer period up to 90 days (i) as the Commission may designate if it finds such longer period to be appropriate and publishes its reasons for so finding or (ii) as to which the Exchange consents, the Commission will: A. By order approve or disapprove such proposed rule change, or B. institute proceedings to determine whether the proposed rule change should be disapproved. IV. Solicitation of Comments Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, and arguments concerning the foregoing, including whether the proposed rule change is consistent with the Act. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: 15009 Paper Comments • Send paper comments in triplicate to Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street NE, Washington, DC 20549–1090. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–CBOE–2020–015. This file number should be included on the subject line if email is used. To help the Commission process and review your comments more efficiently, please use only one method. The Commission will post all comments on the Commission’s internet website (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml). Copies of the submission, all subsequent amendments, all written statements with respect to the proposed rule change that are filed with the Commission, and all written communications relating to the proposed rule change between the Commission and any person, other than those that may be withheld from the public in accordance with the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be available for website viewing and printing in the Commission’s Public Reference Room, 100 F Street NE, Washington, DC 20549, on official business days between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Copies of the filing also will be available for inspection and copying at the principal office of the Exchange. All comments received will be posted without change. Persons submitting comments are cautioned that we do not redact or edit personal identifying information from comment submissions. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–CBOE–2020–015, and should be submitted on or before April 6, 2020. For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.47 J. Matthew DeLesDernier, Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–05236 Filed 3–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P Electronic Comments • Use the Commission’s internet comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml); or • Send an email to rule-comments@ sec.gov. Please include File Number SR– CBOE–2020–015 on the subject line. position limits, and as a result the position limits for options on the Underlying ETFs and Indexes will increase at those exchanges. For example, Nasdaq Options position limits are determined by the position limits established by the Exchange. See Nasdaq Stock Market LLC Rules, Options 9, Sec. 13 (Position Limits). PO 00000 Frm 00138 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice:11041] Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls: Notifications to the Congress of Proposed Commercial Export Licenses Department of State. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: 47 17 E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). 16MRN1 15010 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 51 / Monday, March 16, 2020 / Notices Notice is hereby given that the Department of State has forwarded the attached Notifications of Proposed Export Licenses to the Congress on the dates indicated on the attachments pursuant to and in compliance with the Arms Export Control Act. DATES: These documents are effective as shown on each of the 25 letters. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Paula C. Harrison, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Department of State, telephone (202) 663–3310; email DDTCResponseTeam@state.gov. ATTN: Congressional Notification of Licenses. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 36(f) of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2776) mandates that notifications to the Congress pursuant to sections 36(c) and 36(d) must be published in the Federal Register when they are transmitted to Congress or as soon thereafter as practicable. Following are such notifications to the Congress: Nov 26, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Sections 36(c) and (d) of the Arms Export Control Act, please find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the manufacture of significant military equipment abroad and the export of defense articles, including technical data, and defense services in the amount of $1,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense articles, including technical data, and defense services to the Philippines for the manufacture of 22 Magnum pistols. The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights, and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the United States firm concerned. lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Sincerely, Mary Elizabeth Taylor, Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 17–085. Sep 23, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please find enclosed VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:29 Mar 13, 2020 Jkt 250001 a certification of a proposed license amendment for the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services, in the amount of $50,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services, to the Republic of Korea to support the assembly, inspection, test, and production of the T700/701K engine for end use on the Korean Helicopter Program. The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights, and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned. Sincerely, Mary Elizabeth Taylor, Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 18–074. Dec 05, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of firearms abroad controlled under Category I of the U.S. Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of automatic rifles to Qatar for end use by the ministry of the Interior. The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights, and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned. Sincerely, Mary Elizabeth Taylor, Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 18–083. Oct 16, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. PO 00000 Frm 00139 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services, in the amount of $100,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services, to Australia for the P–8A aircraft for the execution, sustainment, and follow-on development to support the Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft Program. The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights, and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned. Sincerely, Mary Elizabeth Taylor, Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 18–099. Oct 16, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of firearms abroad controlled under Category I of the U.S. Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of fully automatic machine guns to Oman for the Omani Royal Police. The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights, and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned. Sincerely, Mary Elizabeth Taylor, Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 18–111. Aug 23, 2019 E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 51 / Monday, March 16, 2020 / Notices The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of defense articles, including technical data, and defense services in the amount of $50,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services, to the Republic of Korea to support the manufacture of select T700/701K parts of the Korea Utility Helicopter (Surion Helicopter). The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights, and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned. lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES Sincerely, Mary Elizabeth Taylor, Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19–005. Sep 12, 2009 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of firearms parts and components abroad controlled under Category I of the U.S. Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export to Thailand of M16A4 upgrade kits comprised of upper receivers, barrel assemblies, carrying handle assemblies, bolt carrier assemblies, buffer assemblies and action springs. The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights, and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned. Sincerely, VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:29 Mar 13, 2020 Jkt 250001 Mary Elizabeth Taylor, Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19–008. Sep 17, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services, in the amount of $50,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services, to Taiwan to support the integration, installation, operation, training, testing, maintenance, and repair of the 30/ 40mm MK44 Bushmaster Automatic Cannon System and associated Ammunition Handling System for the Cloud Leopard Vehicle Program. The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights, and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned. Sincerely, Mary Elizabeth Taylor, Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19–010. Oct 16, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services, in the amount of $50,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services, to Algeria and the UAE to support the transfer, modification, maintenance, and repair for Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles for use by Algeria. The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights, and arms control considerations. PO 00000 Frm 00140 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15011 More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned. Sincerely, Mary Elizabeth Taylor, Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19–013. Aug 23, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please find enclosed a certification of a proposed license amendment for the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services, in the amount of $100,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services, to Australia to support the manufacture of F–35 weapons adapters. The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights, and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned. Sincerely, Mary Elizabeth Taylor, Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19–023. Oct 25, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please find enclosed a certification of a proposed license amendment for the export of defense articles, including technical data, and defense services in the amount of $50,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense articles, including technical data, and defense services to Italy, UK, Switzerland, and Czechia Republic to support the development, modification, installation, integration, test, operation, and use of mechanical, E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1 15012 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 51 / Monday, March 16, 2020 / Notices avionics, environmental, and lighting systems for the C27J. The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights, and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned. Sincerely, Mary Elizabeth Taylor, Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19–024. Oct 16, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of firearms, parts, and components abroad controlled under Category I of the U.S. Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export to Brazil of 9mm semi-automatic pistols and spare barrels. The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights, and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned. lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES Sincerely, Mary Elizabeth Taylor, Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19–026. Oct 16, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please find enclosed a certification of a proposed amendment to a manufacturing license agreement for the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services, in the amount of $100,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:29 Mar 13, 2020 Jkt 250001 transfer of defense articles, to include technical data and defense services, to Japan for the production of the MK41 Vertical Launching System (VLS). The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights, and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned. Sincerely, Mary Elizabeth Taylor, Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19–027. Oct 25, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(d) of the Arms Export Control Act, please find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services, for the manufacture of significant military equipment abroad. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services, to Qatar to support the design, tooling creation, and production line setup to produce, assemble, field, and maintain a weapon mounted flashlight system incorporating visible and infrared lights and laser pointers. The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights, and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned. Sincerely, Mary Elizabeth Taylor. Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19–029. Sep 09, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please find enclosed PO 00000 Frm 00141 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 a certification of a proposed license for the export of firearms abroad controlled under Category I of the U.S. Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of 5.56mm automatic rifles to Thailand for end use by the Royal Thai Army. The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights, and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned. Sincerely, Mary Elizabeth Taylor, Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19–030. Nov 18, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) and (d) of the Arms Export Control Act, please fine enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the manufacture of significant military equipment abroad and the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services, abroad controlled under Category I of the U.S. Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services, to Italy and Qatar to support the manufacture, integration, assembly, operation, training, testing, and maintenance of 300 Blackout 5.56mm upper and lower receivers and weapon assembly. The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights, and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned. Sincerely, Mary Elizabeth Taylor, Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs. E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 51 / Monday, March 16, 2020 / Notices Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19–031. Oct 16, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of firearms, parts, and components abroad controlled under Category I of the U.S. Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of M60E6 7.62mm machine guns and spare parts to Denmark for the Ministry of Defense. The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights, and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned. lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES Sincerely, Mary Elizabeth Taylor, Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19–033. Oct 25, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Sections 36(c) and (d) of the Arms Export Control Act, please find enclosed a certification of a proposed license amendment for the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services, in the amount of $100,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services, to the Republic of Korea to support the manufacture, assembly, and testing of subassemblies for the MK45 Mod 4 Gun Mount. The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights, and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:29 Mar 13, 2020 Jkt 250001 Sincerely, Mary Elizabeth Taylor, Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19–034. Oct 25, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) and (d) of the Arms Export Control Act, please find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the manufacture of significant military equipment abroad and the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services, in the amount of $100,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services, to the UK to support the design, development, manufacture, assembly, engineering, operation, modification, testing, intermediate-level maintenance, productions, qualification, repair, and rework of the guidance electronic assemblies (GEAs), circuit cards assemblies (CCAs), electronic modules, power supplies, and associated electronic and mechanical assemblies, subassemblies, components, and test equipment for the Excalibur Increment 1b Guided Munitions Weapon System. The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights, and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned. Sincerely, Mary Elizabeth Taylor, Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19–040. Dec 05, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services, in the amount of $100,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services, to Australia in support of the F135 PO 00000 Frm 00142 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15013 propulsion system for end use in the F– 35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft. The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights, and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned. Sincerely, Mary Elizabeth Taylor, Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19–056. Oct 25, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of firearms, parts, and components abroad controlled under Category I of the U.S. Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of .50 caliber automatic machineguns and associated parts and spares to Norway. The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights, and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned. Sincerely, Mary Elizabeth Taylor, Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19–065. Nov 26, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of firearms, parts, and components abroad controlled under Category I of the U.S. Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1 15014 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 51 / Monday, March 16, 2020 / Notices export to the Netherlands of .300 caliber automatic rifles and spare parts. The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights, and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned. Sincerely, Mary Elizabeth Taylor, Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19–066. Dec 19, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services, in the amount of $100,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense services, to the UK for the support and installation of the MK 45 mod 4 naval gun system, type 26 ammunition handling system, and ammunition lift on the type 26 Maritime Indirect Fire System (MIFS) frigates. The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights, and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned. lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES Sincerely, Mary Elizabeth Taylor, Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19–067. Dec 05, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, we are transmitting certification of a proposed license for the export of firearms abroad controlled under Category I of the U.S. Munitions VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:29 Mar 13, 2020 Jkt 250001 List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export to Kuwait of 5.56mm automatic rifles for the Ministry of the Interior. The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights, and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned. Sincerely, Mary Elizabeth Taylor, Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19–070. Dec 19, 2019 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of firearms, parts, and components abroad controlled under Category I of the U.S. Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export to Australia of 120mm .50 caliber inbore sub-caliber training devices. The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights, and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned. Sincerely, Mary Elizabeth Taylor, Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs. Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19–091. Paula C. Harrison, Senior Management Analyst, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2020–05297 Filed 3–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–25–P PO 00000 Frm 00143 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 11039] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Air Pollution and Health Monitoring Program for Eligible Family Members of the U.S. Diplomatic Community Notice of request for public comment. ACTION: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. 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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice:11041]


Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Directorate of Defense 
Trade Controls: Notifications to the Congress of Proposed Commercial 
Export Licenses

AGENCY: Department of State.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Department of State has 
forwarded the attached Notifications of Proposed Export Licenses to the 
Congress on the dates indicated on the attachments pursuant to and in 
compliance with the Arms Export Control Act.

DATES: These documents are effective as shown on each of the 25 
letters.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Paula C. Harrison, Directorate of 
Defense Trade Controls, Department of State, telephone (202) 663-3310; 
email [email protected]. ATTN: Congressional Notification of 
Licenses.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 36(f) of the Arms Export Control Act 
(22 U.S.C. 2776) mandates that notifications to the Congress pursuant 
to sections 36(c) and 36(d) must be published in the Federal Register 
when they are transmitted to Congress or as soon thereafter as 
practicable. Following are such notifications to the Congress:

Nov 26, 2019

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker:

    Pursuant to Sections 36(c) and (d) of the Arms Export Control Act, 
please find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the 
manufacture of significant military equipment abroad and the export of 
defense articles, including technical data, and defense services in the 
amount of $1,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of defense articles, including technical data, and defense 
services to the Philippines for the manufacture of 22 Magnum pistols.
    The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these 
items having taken into account political, military, economic, human 
rights, and arms control considerations.
    More detailed information is contained in the formal certification 
which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to 
the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could 
cause competitive harm to the United States firm concerned.

Sincerely,
Mary Elizabeth Taylor,
Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 17-085.

Sep 23, 2019

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker:

    Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please 
find enclosed a certification of a proposed license amendment for the 
export of defense articles, including technical data and defense 
services, in the amount of $50,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense 
services, to the Republic of Korea to support the assembly, inspection, 
test, and production of the T700/701K engine for end use on the Korean 
Helicopter Program.
    The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these 
items having taken into account political, military, economic, human 
rights, and arms control considerations.
    More detailed information is contained in the formal certification 
which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to 
the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could 
cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned.

Sincerely,
Mary Elizabeth Taylor,
Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 18-074.

Dec 05, 2019

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker:

    Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please 
find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of 
firearms abroad controlled under Category I of the U.S. Munitions List 
in the amount of $1,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of automatic rifles to Qatar for end use by the ministry of 
the Interior.
    The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these 
items having taken into account political, military, economic, human 
rights, and arms control considerations.
    More detailed information is contained in the formal certification 
which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to 
the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could 
cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned.

Sincerely,
Mary Elizabeth Taylor,
Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 18-083.

Oct 16, 2019

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker:

    Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please 
find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of 
defense articles, including technical data and defense services, in the 
amount of $100,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense 
services, to Australia for the P-8A aircraft for the execution, 
sustainment, and follow-on development to support the Maritime Patrol 
and Reconnaissance Aircraft Program.
    The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these 
items having taken into account political, military, economic, human 
rights, and arms control considerations.
    More detailed information is contained in the formal certification 
which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to 
the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could 
cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned.

Sincerely,
Mary Elizabeth Taylor,
Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 18-099.

Oct 16, 2019

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker:

    Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please 
find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of 
firearms abroad controlled under Category I of the U.S. Munitions List 
in the amount of $1,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of fully automatic machine guns to Oman for the Omani Royal 
Police.
    The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these 
items having taken into account political, military, economic, human 
rights, and arms control considerations.
    More detailed information is contained in the formal certification 
which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to 
the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could 
cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned.

Sincerely,
Mary Elizabeth Taylor,
Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 18-111.

Aug 23, 2019


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The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker:

    Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please 
find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of 
defense articles, including technical data, and defense services in the 
amount of $50,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense 
services, to the Republic of Korea to support the manufacture of select 
T700/701K parts of the Korea Utility Helicopter (Surion Helicopter).
    The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these 
items having taken into account political, military, economic, human 
rights, and arms control considerations.
    More detailed information is contained in the formal certification 
which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to 
the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could 
cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned.

Sincerely,
Mary Elizabeth Taylor,
Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19-005.

Sep 12, 2009

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker:

    Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please 
find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of 
firearms parts and components abroad controlled under Category I of the 
U.S. Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export to Thailand of M16A4 upgrade kits comprised of upper 
receivers, barrel assemblies, carrying handle assemblies, bolt carrier 
assemblies, buffer assemblies and action springs.
    The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these 
items having taken into account political, military, economic, human 
rights, and arms control considerations.
    More detailed information is contained in the formal certification 
which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to 
the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could 
cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned.

Sincerely,
Mary Elizabeth Taylor,
Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19-008.

Sep 17, 2019

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker:

    Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please 
find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of 
defense articles, including technical data and defense services, in the 
amount of $50,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense 
services, to Taiwan to support the integration, installation, 
operation, training, testing, maintenance, and repair of the 30/40mm 
MK44 Bushmaster Automatic Cannon System and associated Ammunition 
Handling System for the Cloud Leopard Vehicle Program.
    The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these 
items having taken into account political, military, economic, human 
rights, and arms control considerations.
    More detailed information is contained in the formal certification 
which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to 
the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could 
cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned.

Sincerely,
Mary Elizabeth Taylor,
Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19-010.

Oct 16, 2019

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker:

    Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please 
find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of 
defense articles, including technical data and defense services, in the 
amount of $50,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense 
services, to Algeria and the UAE to support the transfer, modification, 
maintenance, and repair for Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) 
vehicles for use by Algeria.
    The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these 
items having taken into account political, military, economic, human 
rights, and arms control considerations.
    More detailed information is contained in the formal certification 
which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to 
the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could 
cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned.

Sincerely,
Mary Elizabeth Taylor,
Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19-013.

Aug 23, 2019

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker:

    Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please 
find enclosed a certification of a proposed license amendment for the 
export of defense articles, including technical data and defense 
services, in the amount of $100,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense 
services, to Australia to support the manufacture of F-35 weapons 
adapters.
    The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these 
items having taken into account political, military, economic, human 
rights, and arms control considerations.
    More detailed information is contained in the formal certification 
which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to 
the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could 
cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned.

Sincerely,
Mary Elizabeth Taylor,
Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19-023.

Oct 25, 2019

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker:

    Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please 
find enclosed a certification of a proposed license amendment for the 
export of defense articles, including technical data, and defense 
services in the amount of $50,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of defense articles, including technical data, and defense 
services to Italy, UK, Switzerland, and Czechia Republic to support the 
development, modification, installation, integration, test, operation, 
and use of mechanical,

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avionics, environmental, and lighting systems for the C27J.
    The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these 
items having taken into account political, military, economic, human 
rights, and arms control considerations.
    More detailed information is contained in the formal certification 
which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to 
the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could 
cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned.

Sincerely,
Mary Elizabeth Taylor,
Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19-024.

Oct 16, 2019

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker:

    Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please 
find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of 
firearms, parts, and components abroad controlled under Category I of 
the U.S. Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export to Brazil of 9mm semi-automatic pistols and spare barrels.
    The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these 
items having taken into account political, military, economic, human 
rights, and arms control considerations.
    More detailed information is contained in the formal certification 
which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to 
the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could 
cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned.

Sincerely,
Mary Elizabeth Taylor,
Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19-026.

Oct 16, 2019

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker:

    Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please 
find enclosed a certification of a proposed amendment to a 
manufacturing license agreement for the export of defense articles, 
including technical data and defense services, in the amount of 
$100,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the transfer of defense articles, to include technical data and defense 
services, to Japan for the production of the MK41 Vertical Launching 
System (VLS).
    The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these 
items having taken into account political, military, economic, human 
rights, and arms control considerations.
    More detailed information is contained in the formal certification 
which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to 
the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could 
cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned.

Sincerely,
Mary Elizabeth Taylor,
Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19-027.

Oct 25, 2019

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker:

    Pursuant to Section 36(d) of the Arms Export Control Act, please 
find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of 
defense articles, including technical data and defense services, for 
the manufacture of significant military equipment abroad.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense 
services, to Qatar to support the design, tooling creation, and 
production line setup to produce, assemble, field, and maintain a 
weapon mounted flashlight system incorporating visible and infrared 
lights and laser pointers.
    The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these 
items having taken into account political, military, economic, human 
rights, and arms control considerations.
    More detailed information is contained in the formal certification 
which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to 
the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could 
cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned.

Sincerely,
Mary Elizabeth Taylor.
Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19-029.

Sep 09, 2019

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker:

    Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please 
find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of 
firearms abroad controlled under Category I of the U.S. Munitions List 
in the amount of $1,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of 5.56mm automatic rifles to Thailand for end use by the 
Royal Thai Army.
    The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these 
items having taken into account political, military, economic, human 
rights, and arms control considerations.
    More detailed information is contained in the formal certification 
which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to 
the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could 
cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned.
Sincerely,
Mary Elizabeth Taylor,
Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19-030.

Nov 18, 2019

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker:

    Pursuant to Section 36(c) and (d) of the Arms Export Control Act, 
please fine enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the 
manufacture of significant military equipment abroad and the export of 
defense articles, including technical data and defense services, abroad 
controlled under Category I of the U.S. Munitions List in the amount of 
$1,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense 
services, to Italy and Qatar to support the manufacture, integration, 
assembly, operation, training, testing, and maintenance of 300 Blackout 
5.56mm upper and lower receivers and weapon assembly.
    The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these 
items having taken into account political, military, economic, human 
rights, and arms control considerations.
    More detailed information is contained in the formal certification 
which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to 
the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could 
cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned.

Sincerely,
Mary Elizabeth Taylor,
Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs.

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Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19-031.

Oct 16, 2019

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker:

    Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please 
find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of 
firearms, parts, and components abroad controlled under Category I of 
the U.S. Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of M60E6 7.62mm machine guns and spare parts to Denmark for 
the Ministry of Defense.
    The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these 
items having taken into account political, military, economic, human 
rights, and arms control considerations.
    More detailed information is contained in the formal certification 
which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to 
the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could 
cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned.

Sincerely,
Mary Elizabeth Taylor,
Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19-033.

Oct 25, 2019

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker:

    Pursuant to Sections 36(c) and (d) of the Arms Export Control Act, 
please find enclosed a certification of a proposed license amendment 
for the export of defense articles, including technical data and 
defense services, in the amount of $100,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense 
services, to the Republic of Korea to support the manufacture, 
assembly, and testing of subassemblies for the MK45 Mod 4 Gun Mount.
    The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these 
items having taken into account political, military, economic, human 
rights, and arms control considerations.
    More detailed information is contained in the formal certification 
which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to 
the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could 
cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned.

Sincerely,
Mary Elizabeth Taylor,
Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19-034.

Oct 25, 2019

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Speaker:

    Pursuant to Section 36(c) and (d) of the Arms Export Control Act, 
please find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the 
manufacture of significant military equipment abroad and the export of 
defense articles, including technical data and defense services, in the 
amount of $100,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense 
services, to the UK to support the design, development, manufacture, 
assembly, engineering, operation, modification, testing, intermediate-
level maintenance, productions, qualification, repair, and rework of 
the guidance electronic assemblies (GEAs), circuit cards assemblies 
(CCAs), electronic modules, power supplies, and associated electronic 
and mechanical assemblies, subassemblies, components, and test 
equipment for the Excalibur Increment 1b Guided Munitions Weapon 
System.
    The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these 
items having taken into account political, military, economic, human 
rights, and arms control considerations. More detailed information is 
contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, 
contains business information submitted to the Department of State by 
the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the 
U.S. firm concerned.

Sincerely,
Mary Elizabeth Taylor,
Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19-040.

Dec 05, 2019

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker:

    Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please 
find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of 
defense articles, including technical data and defense services, in the 
amount of $100,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense 
services, to Australia in support of the F135 propulsion system for end 
use in the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft.
    The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these 
items having taken into account political, military, economic, human 
rights, and arms control considerations.
    More detailed information is contained in the formal certification 
which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to 
the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could 
cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned.

Sincerely,
Mary Elizabeth Taylor,
Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19-056.

Oct 25, 2019

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker:

    Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please 
find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of 
firearms, parts, and components abroad controlled under Category I of 
the U.S. Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of .50 caliber automatic machineguns and associated parts 
and spares to Norway.
    The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these 
items having taken into account political, military, economic, human 
rights, and arms control considerations.
    More detailed information is contained in the formal certification 
which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to 
the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could 
cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned.

Sincerely,
Mary Elizabeth Taylor,
Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19-065.

Nov 26, 2019

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker:

    Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please 
find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of 
firearms, parts, and components abroad controlled under Category I of 
the U.S. Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the

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export to the Netherlands of .300 caliber automatic rifles and spare 
parts.
    The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these 
items having taken into account political, military, economic, human 
rights, and arms control considerations.
    More detailed information is contained in the formal certification 
which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to 
the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could 
cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned.

Sincerely,
Mary Elizabeth Taylor,
Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19-066.

Dec 19, 2019

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker:

    Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please 
find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of 
defense articles, including technical data and defense services, in the 
amount of $100,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export of defense articles, including technical data and defense 
services, to the UK for the support and installation of the MK 45 mod 4 
naval gun system, type 26 ammunition handling system, and ammunition 
lift on the type 26 Maritime Indirect Fire System (MIFS) frigates.
    The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these 
items having taken into account political, military, economic, human 
rights, and arms control considerations.
    More detailed information is contained in the formal certification 
which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to 
the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could 
cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned.

Sincerely,
Mary Elizabeth Taylor,
Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19-067.

Dec 05, 2019

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker:

    Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, we are 
transmitting certification of a proposed license for the export of 
firearms abroad controlled under Category I of the U.S. Munitions List 
in the amount of $1,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export to Kuwait of 5.56mm automatic rifles for the Ministry of the 
Interior.
    The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these 
items having taken into account political, military, economic, human 
rights, and arms control considerations.
    More detailed information is contained in the formal certification 
which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to 
the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could 
cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned.

Sincerely,
Mary Elizabeth Taylor,
Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19-070.

Dec 19, 2019

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Dear Madam Speaker:

    Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, please 
find enclosed a certification of a proposed license for the export of 
firearms, parts, and components abroad controlled under Category I of 
the U.S. Munitions List in the amount of $1,000,000 or more.
    The transaction contained in the attached certification involves 
the export to Australia of 120mm .50 caliber inbore sub-caliber 
training devices.
    The U.S. government is prepared to license the export of these 
items having taken into account political, military, economic, human 
rights, and arms control considerations.
    More detailed information is contained in the formal certification 
which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to 
the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could 
cause competitive harm to the U.S. firm concerned.

Sincerely,
Mary Elizabeth Taylor,
Assistant Secretary Bureau of Legislative Affairs.
Enclosure: Transmittal No. DDTC 19-091.

Paula C. Harrison,
Senior Management Analyst, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, U.S. 
Department of State.
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