DDTC Homepage
Updated 09.12.17

Mission:

Ensure commercial exports of defense articles and defense services are consistent with U.S. national security and foreign policy objectives.

New Items and Announcements
Web Notice: DTAS System outage (08.22.17)
The DTAS information systems will be unavailable from 6:00PM through 10:00PM on August 23rd 2017 due to scheduled routine maintenance.

  • Compliance: Bright Lights USA, Inc. consent agreement has been posted. (09.12.17)
    Click here to read.
  • Federal Register Notice: Final Rule; Amendment to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations: Temporary Modification of Category XI of the U.S. Munitions List (08.30.17)
    Click here to read.
  • Industry Notice: (09.01.17)
    The Section 655 Annual Military Assistance Report for FY 2016 for defense articles and defense services licensed for export under 22 U.S.C. 2778 of the Arms Export Control Act has been posted. To view the report, please click here.
  • Web Notice: DDTC Leadership Changes (08.28.17)
    DDTC Leadership Changes: Effective Monday, August 28, 2017, Sarah Heidema will become the Acting Director of the Office of Defense Trade Controls Policy. The current Director, Ed Peartree, has accepted a position outside of government. During this leadership transition, Rick Koelling will become the Acting Deputy Director of Policy in addition to being the Division Chief of Commodity Jurisdictions and Rob Hart will become the Acting Division Chief for Regulatory and Multilateral Affairs.

    The “About DDTC Key Personnel” page has been updated to reflect these changes.

    As a reminder, the following previously announced Acting positions are still effective:

       · Tony Dearth, Acting Managing Director, pending identification of a permanent replacement.
       · Terry Davis, Acting Director of the Office of Defense Trade Controls Licensing.
       · Arthur Shulman, Acting Director of the Office of Defense Trade Controls Compliance, pending identification of a permanent replacement.

  • Web Notice: DDTC In House Seminar (08.23.17)

    Attention
    DDTC In-House Seminar Industry Schedule UPDATE:

    September 13, 2017: CANCELLED

    December 13, 2017: RESCHEDULED (See Below)

    New Date:

    December 14, 2017
    Registration Opens – Friday, October 27, 2017
    Registration Closes – Friday, November 17, 2017
  • Web Notice: Rescission of statutory debarment and reinstatement of Pratt & Whitney Canada Corporation (08.2.17)
    On August 2, 2017, DDTC published a Federal Register notice of the rescission of the statutory debarment of Pratt & Whitney Canada Corporation (P&W Canada). The debarment was imposed on the company June 28, 2012. In addition, the notice provides for the reinstatement of eligibility of P&W Canada in accordance with ITAR section 127.11(b). Accordingly, P&W Canada Corporation may participate directly or indirectly in any activities that are subject to the ITAR. The notice is available here. The guidance provided by DDTC on July 2, 2012 regarding transactions with P&W Canada entitled “Guidance regarding licensing with United Technologies Corporation subsidiaries. (07.02.12)” is no longer effective.
  • Web Notice: Montenegro’s accession to the North Atlantic Treaty (07.31.17)
    Pursuant to Montenegro’s accession to the North Atlantic Treaty on June 5, 2017, it is the policy of the Department of State that the term “North Atlantic Treaty Organization” (“NATO”) in the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) includes Montenegro for the purpose of any subject transactions. The Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (“DDTC”) will soon publish a rule in the Federal Register to amend the definition of NATO in ITAR §120.31 accordingly.
  • Licensing: One (5) new Name/Address change announcements have been posted. (06.30.17)
    Click here to read.
  • Federal Register Notice: 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Request for Advisory Opinion (05.26.17)
    Click here to read.
  • Licensing: One (2) new Name/Address change announcements have been posted. (05.11.17)
    Click here to read.
  • Industry Notice: Commodity Jurisdiction Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Update: (04.21.17)
    Frequently asked questions for general information regarding Commodity Jurisdictions (CJ) and the CJ Application Form (DS-4076) have been uploaded.
  • Web Notice: DTCL Leadership Change (04.17.17)
    Effective immediately, Ms. Alisa Forby assumes duties as Division Chief of the Sea, Land, and Aircraft Systems Division within the Office of Defense Trade Controls Licensing. Mr. Robert Warren Bob Warren is retiring from the Department of State effective April 30. The position of Division Chief of the Plans, Personnel, Programs, and Procedures Division will be vacant until filled at a later time.
    Click here to read.
  • Licensing: One (1) new Name/Address change announcement has been posted. (04.17.17)
    Click here to read.
  • Licensing: One (1) new Name/Address change announcement has been posted. (03.20.17)
    Click here to read.
  • Public Comments: Public comments received on the Notice of Inquiry; Request for Comments Regarding United States Munitions List Category XII. (03.17.17)
    Click here to read
  • Web Notice - DSP-83 Exception Chemical Agent Resistant Coatings (CARC):
    Click here to read