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USMLUnited States Munitions List (22 CFR 121)
USMLUnited States Microgravity Laboratory
USMLUDDI Search Markup Language
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The DDTC final rule amends the International Traffic in Arms Regulations with respect to USML categories VIII (aircraft and related articles), XVII (classified articles, technical data and defense services not otherwise enumerated), and XXI (articles, technical data and defense services not otherwise enumerated).
On the military side, DDTC controls certain chemical and biological agents and associated equipment that have been or could be weaponized within Category XIV of the USML. Category XIV(b) controls "flallological agents and biologically derived substances specifically developed, configured, adapt-ed, or modified for the purpose of increasing their capability to produce casualties in humans or livestock, degrade equipment or damage crops." Category XIV(h) controls "[m]edical countermeasures, to include pre-and post-treatments, vaccines, antidotes and medical diagnostics, specifically designed or modified" for use with the biological agents described above.
Managed by the Department of State under the Office of the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), ITAR uses the USML to determine if an article or service is deemed defense-related through the following criteria (Department of State, 2011a):
Munitions List (USML) to the Commerce Control List (CCL) as well as creating tiers for export items based on their military significance.
Munitions List (USML) (63) contains the list of designated (64) defense articles, which generally include weapons, weapon systems, munitions, aircraft, vessels, boats, and other implements of war, to include any component or part thereof.
Munitions List (USML) subcategories, and some very specific license types that have an extensive history of previous approvals or are very minor in nature and pose no national security risk.
The USML covers items specifically designed for military applications in 21 categories, extending from firearms to the Joint Strike Fighter and just about everything in between.
2778-2780 of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Parts 120-130), is charged with controlling the export and temporary import of defense articles and defense services covered by the United States Munitions List (USML).
(92.) See Removal of Commercial Communications Satellites And Hot-Section Technology from State's USML for Transfer to Commerce's CLL, 61 Fed.
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.