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Export Controls

Export Controls
Export Controls
- Export License Decision Tree -

Defense Article Other than Information or Software

    Question #6:


Is the item being shared, shipped, transmitted or transferred
a defense article* other than information or software
on the ITAR's US Munition List (USML)?

YES       NO


   *    A defense article:

  1. Is specifically designed, developed, configured, adapted, or modified for a military application, and
    1. does not have predominant civil applications, and
    2. 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 US Munitions List (USML, the US State Department ITAR list).

If you have any questions as to whether your item or equipment is listed on the USML, please contact Victoria Jones, Research Integrity Compliance Officer or Brian Prindle,  Executive Director, Research Administration and provide them with your preliminary assessment.


This material is adapted from the basic design and content of Stanford University's Decision Tree. We appreciate Stanford in granting us permission to use its content for the benefit of the University of Vermont.

last updated 11/9/17

Last modified November 09 2017 02:44 PM

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