Office of Defense Trade Controls


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Office of Defense Trade Controls

A former office within the U.S. Department of State. It was responsible for ensuring the safety of weapons and similar materials as they were exported or temporarily imported. It was replaced by the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls in 2003.
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If you export munitions items--or commercial items that the government has classified as munitions--you must deal with the licensing requirements maintained by the State Department's Office of Defense Trade Controls.
The 19-year-old school received a cease-and-desist letter last month from the State Department's Office of Defense Trade Controls, blocking it from continuing its training programs for test pilots and flight test engineers.
The second, export-oriented library, restricts itself to cipher algorithms (such as 40-bit RC2) defined by the State Department's office of Defense Trade Controls (DTC) to be suitable for so-called "Fast Track Commodity Jurisdiction.
So today, the Office of Defense Trade Controls alone has over 100 highly skilled staff, which makes it larger than some of our bureaus at the Department of State run at the Assistant Secretary level.
While maintaining an effective export control system, the United States Office of Defense Trade Controls (ODTC) has made investments to smooth the review and adjudication of 45,000 license applications per year, for the commercial export of defense goods, services, and technology.
PM wants the Office of Defense Trade Controls to have the resources it needs to run a 21st century operation.
The Office of Defense Trade Controls in Department of State has overall U.
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