This positive change, which had been put on hold for two years, would move US Munitions List
(USML) Categories I, II and III to the Commerce Control List (CCL).
To be ITAR compliant, a manufacturer or exporter whose articles or services appear on the US Munitions List
must register with the State Department's Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC).
The White House recently made a formal notification to the US Congress of the first tranche of impending revisions to the US Munitions List
The Act included a part on the removal of satellites and associated items from the US Munitions List
aiming to stimulate the commercial space industry.
Whereas some products may be shifted from one control list to another, when the dust settles, PCBs will be either on the US Munitions List
(USML) or the Commerce Control List (CCL).
The justice department said in a statement that a criminal information was filed charging Kue Sang Chun, 66, of Avon Lake, Ohio, "with one count of exporting defense articles on the US Munitions List
without first obtaining an export license or written authorization from the US Department of State, and one count of knowingly making and subscribing a false US individual income tax return.
The engines and parts are designated as defense articles on the US Munitions List
and may not be exported from the US without a license from the US State Department.
With respect to exports of items controlled on the US Munitions List
, the directives provide that:
According to reports, the Pentagon plans to finish reviewing half of the US Munitions List
by the end of the year, sending the recommendations to the State Department.
All unclassified material on the US Munitions List
, which is part 121 of ITAR, must also be accompanied by an export license.
Dropping widely available items from the US Munitions List
Review/Revise the US Munitions List
(USML): The process would involve a four-year review cycle, where one-quarter of the USML would be reviewed each year.