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Interactive EAR

Chapter VII

§ 743.5 Prior notifications to Congress of Exports of “600 Series Major Defense Equipment.”

This version is the current regulation | Last updated: April 11, 2024

(a) General requirement. Applications to export items on the Commerce Control List that are “600 Series Major Defense Equipment” will be notified to Congress as provided in this section before licenses for such items are issued.

(1) Exports of “600 Series Major Defense Equipment” to U.S. Government end users under License Exception GOV (§ 740.11(b) of the EAR ) do not require such notification.

(2) Exports of “600 Series Major Defense Equipment” that have been or will be described in a notification filed by the U.S. State Department under the Arms Export Control Act do not require such notification by BIS.

(b) BIS will notify Congress prior to issuing a license authorizing the export of items to a country outside the countries listed in Country Group A:5 (see supplement no. 1 to part 740 of the EAR ) that are sold under a contract that includes $14,000,000 or more of “600 Series Major Defense Equipment.”

(c) BIS will notify Congress prior to issuing a license authorizing the export of items to a country listed in Country Group A:5 (see supplement no. 1 to part 740 of the EAR ) that are sold under a contract that includes $25,000,000 or more of “600 Series Major Defense Equipment.”

(d) In addition to information required on the application, the exporter must include a copy of the signed contract (including a statement of the value of the “600 Series Major Defense Equipment” items to be exported under the contract) for any proposed export described in paragraphs (b) or (c) of this section.

(e) Address. Munitions Control Division at [email protected].

[78 FR 22722, Apr. 16, 2013, as amended at 87 FR 32987, June 1, 2022]