“As part of the President’s Export Control Reform (ECR) effort, the Department of State is amending the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to revise four more U.S Munitions List (USML) categories and provide new definitions and other changes. The revisions contained in this rule are part of the Department of State’s retrospective plan under E.O. 13563.”

Changes in This Rule

“The following changes are made to the ITAR with this final rule: (i) Revision of U.S. Munitions List (USML) Categories VI (Surface Vessels of War and Special Naval Equipment), VII (Ground Vehicles), XIII (Materials and Miscellaneous Articles), and XX (Submersible Vessels and Related Articles); (ii) addition of ITAR § 121.4 to provide a definition for ‘ground vehicles,’ ITAR § 121.14 to provide a definition for ‘submersible vessels,’ and ITAR § 120.38 to provide definitions of ‘organizational-level maintenance,’ ‘intermediate-level maintenance,’ and ‘depot-level maintenance’; (iii) revision of the definition of ‘surface vessels of war’ at ITAR § 121.15; (iv) continued implementation of a new licensing procedure for the export of items subject to the EAR that are to be exported with defense articles; and (v) related changes to other ITAR sections.”

78 FR 40921-33
Published 07-08-2013