Changes To USML Categories VIII And XIX and their Bookend ECCNs 9A610 and 9A619
John Herzo, Senior Associate
Odyssey Gray, Associate
Jenny Hahn, Partner
As part of the continuing review of the U.S. Munitions List (“USML”) and the Commerce Control List (“CCL”) 600 / 500 Series Export Control Classification Numbers (“ECCN”) as part of Export Control Reform, on November 21, 2016 the Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (“DDTC”) published its Final Rule regarding refresher changes to USML Category VIII which pertains to military aircraft and related articles and USML Category XIX which pertains to military gas turbine engines and related articles and the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) also published its Final Rule related to the bookend changes to ECCN 9A610 for military aircraft transitioned to the CCL and ECCN 9A619 for military gas turbine engines transitioned to the CCL. These changes go into effect on December 31, 2016.