What is ITAR law?

What is ITAR law?

| Last updated October 10, 2018. The International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) is the United States regulation that controls the manufacture, sale, and distribution of defense and space-related articles and services as defined in the United States Munitions List (USML).

What items are restricted by ITAR?

U.S. Munitions List (ITAR)​

  • Category I-Firearms, Close Assault Weapons and Combat Shotguns.
  • Category II-Guns and Armament.
  • Category III-Ammunition/Ordnance.
  • Category IV-Launch Vehicles, Guided & Ballistic Missiles, Rockets, Torpedoes, Bombs and Mines.

How do you determine if an item is ITAR controlled?

Fortunately, the Departments of Defense and Commerce have made it easier to determine if an article is regulated under ITAR by developing web-based (decision-tree) tools. See Department of State, Office of Defense Trade Controls, at pmddtc.state.gov or bis.doc.gov/index.php/decision-tree-tools.

Who enforces ITAR regulations?

The Directorate of Defense Trade Controls
The Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), U.S. Department of State, administers the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR parts 120 through 130).

What is the purpose of ITAR?

ITAR stands for International Traffic in Arms Regulations. These are administered by the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls within the State Department. The goal behind these is to regulate defense products.

Is ITAR a security clearance?

The U.S. Government requires that all manufacturers, exporters, and brokers of defense articles, defense services or related technical data to have the proposed ITAR clearance and national security clearance levels for access to government facilities or the leval of clearance to do business with the federal government.

Does ITAR import controls?

The International Traffic in Arms Regulations, or ITAR, is a set of government rules that control the export and import of defense-related articles, services and technology on the U.S. Munitions List (USML).

Can green card holder work on ITAR?

Citizens could work on ITAR projects. But the ITAR generally allows U.S. Persons to have access to ITAR controlled data, and defines a (natural) U.S. Person as a lawful permanent resident as defined by 8 U.S.C. Aliens lawfully admitted for permanent residence (i.e., green card holders); Certain refugees; and.