Export Controls - Decision Tree

Question 3

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Is the item being shared or shipped a defense article* on the ITAR's U.S. munitions list?

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* A defense article:

  1. Is specifically designed, developed, configured, adapted, or modified for a military application, and does not have predominant civil applications, and does not have performance equivalent (defined by form, fit and function) to those of an article or service used for civil applications;
  2. Is specifically designed, developed, configured, adapted, or modified for a military application, and has significant military or intelligence applicability (examples are nuclear, biological, or chemical weapons and satellite technology with military application); or
  3. Is on the U.S. munitions list (U.S. State Department ITAR list).

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