High Risk Areas

If is useful to note that export controls are frequently, but not exclusively, associated with items information, or software within the following general areas:

  • Chemical, Biotechnology and Biomedical Engineering
  • Materials Technology
  • Remote Sensing, Imaging and Reconnaissance
  • Navigation, Avionics, and Flight Control
  • Robotics
  • Propulsion System and Unmanned Air Vehicle Subsystems
  • Telecommunications/Networking
  • Nuclear Technology
  • Sensors and Sensor Technology
  • Advanced Computer/Microelectronic Technology
  • Information Security/Encryption
  • Laser and Directed Energy Systems
  • Rocket Systems
  • Marine Technology
ITAR Munitions List (USML)

Categories of items contained on the export control list published by the Department of State relating to military items:

  • Firearms
  • Artillery projectors and armaments
  • Ammunitions
  • Launch vehicles, guided missiles, ballistic missiles, rockets, torpedoes, bombs and mines
  • Explosives, propellants, incendiary agents, and their constituents
  • Vessels of war and special naval equipment
  • Tanks and military vehicles
  • Aircraft and associated equipment
  • Military training equipment
  • Protective personnel equipment
  • Military (and space) electronics
  • Fire control, range finder, optical and guidance and control equipment
  • Auxiliary military equipment
  • Toxicological agents and associated equipment
  • Spacecraft systems and associated equipment
  • Nuclear weapons, design and testing equipment
  • Classified articles, technical data and defense services not otherwise enumerated
  • Directed energy weapons
  • Submersible vessels, oceanographic and associated equipment
  • Miscellaneous articles not listed above with substantial military applicability and which were designed or modified for military purposes.
EAR Commerce Control List

Categories of items on the list that is published by the Department of Commerce including dual-use items:

  • Nuclear Materials, Facilities and Equipment and Miscellaneous
  • Materials, Chemicals, Microorganisms and Toxins
  • Materials Processing
  • Electronics
  • Computers
  • Telecommunications and Information Security
  • Lasers and Sensors
  • Navigation and Avionics
  • Marine Technology
  • Propulsion Systems, Space Vehicles and Related Equipment