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Technical Data on the ITAR's US Munition List

        Question #7:

Is the information or software being shared, shipped, transmitted or transferred technical data* on the ITAR's US Munition List (USML)?

YES       NO

   *    Technical data means:

  1. Information, other than software, which is required for the design, development, production, manufacture, assembly, operation, repair, testing, maintenance or modification of defense articles. This includes information in the form of blueprints, drawings, photographs, plans, instructions and documentation.

  2. Classified information relating to defense articles and defense services.

  3. Information covered by an invention secrecy order.

  4. Software directly related to defense articles.

"Technical data" does NOT include information concerning general scientific, mathematical or engineering principles commonly taught in schools, colleges and universities, information in the public domain, or information generated in the course of performing fundamental research.

It also does not include basic marketing information on function or purpose or general system descriptions of defense articles.

If you have any questions as to whether your information or software 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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