DDTC - Export licenses under USML Category VII (ground vehicles) 

April 22:  The Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) of the U.S. State Department posted an “industry notice” announcing changes to the function responsible for export licenses for items under U.S. Munitions List (USML) Category VII - Ground Vehicles.

The industry notice posted on the DDTC website reports that effective April 21, 2014:


  • Responsibility for the review and adjudication of export license applications and other written requests related to USML Category VII - Ground Vehicles is temporarily realigned to the Aircraft Division.
  • Any cases under review as of April 21, 2014, will continue to be reviewed by the assigned licensing officer.
  • Industry action is not required in response to this change as the realignment will be handled automatically when applications or cases are submitted.


For more information, contact a professional with KPMG’s Trade & Customs practice:


Douglas Zuvich

(312) 665-1022


Andrew Siciliano

(631) 425-6057


John L. McLoughlin

(267) 256-2614


Todd R. Smith

(949) 885-5617


Luis A. Abad

(212) 954-3094


Amie Ahanchian

(202) 533-3247


Or your local KPMG Trade & Customs professional.




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