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Type of Equipment Dollar Value Document Notification or Report Required? Timing of Notification Notification Period Reference

Major Defense Equipment (MDE) for Members of NATO, Australia, Israel, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and New Zealand

Less than $25M

LOA

None

N/A

N/A

AECA Sections 36(b)(1) and 35(b)(6)

MDE for all other purchasers including NATO organizations

Less than $14M

LOA

None

N/A

N/A

AECA Sections 36(b)(1)

MDE for Members of NATO, Australia, Israel, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and New Zealand

$25M or greater

LOA

Notification

Must be completed prior to offer

15 calendar days

AECA, Section 36(b)(1)

MDE for all other purchasers including NATO organizations

$14M or greater

LOA

Notification

Must be completed prior to offer

15 calendar days for NATO organizations

AECA, Section 36(b)(1)

All other purchasers – 30 calendar days

MDE for Members of NATO, Australia, Israel, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and New Zealand

Changes to MDE values that bring total MDE to $25M or greater

Amendment

Notification

Must be completed prior to offer

15 calendar days

AECA, Section 36(b)(1)

MDE for all other purchasers including NATO organizations

Changes to MDE values that bring total MDE to $14M or greater

Amendment

Notification

Must be completed prior to offer

15 calendar days for NATO organizations

AECA, Section 36(b)(1)

All other purchasers – 30 calendar days

Defense Articles (Non-MDE) or Services for Members of NATO, Australia, Israel, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and New Zealand

Less than $100M

LOA

None

N/A

N/A

AECA Sections 36(b)(1)

Defense Articles (Non-MDE) or Services for all other purchasers including NATO organizations

Less than $50M

LOA

None

N/A

N/A

AECA Sections 36(b)(1)

Defense Articles (Non-MDE) or Services for Members of NATO, Australia, Israel, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and New Zealand

$100M or greater

LOA

Notification

Must be completed prior to offer

15 calendar days

AECA, Section 36(b)(1)

Defense Articles (Non-MDE) or Services for all other purchasers including NATO organizations

$50M or greater

LOA

Notification

Must be completed prior to offer

15 calendar days for NATO organizations

AECA, Section 36(b)(1)

All other purchasers – 30 calendar days

Defense Articles (Non-MDE) or Services for all other purchasers including NATO organizations

Changes to the case value that bring the total value to $50M

Amendment

Notification

Must be completed prior to offer

15 calendar days for NATO organization.

AECA, Section 36(b)(1)

All other purchasers – 30 calendar days

MDE, Non-MDE, Services, or Design and Construction

Any value

 

None

N/A

N/A

N/A

Design and Construction for Members of NATO, Australia, Israel, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and New Zealand

Less than $300M

LOA

None

N/A

N/A

AECA Sections 36(b)(1) and 35(b)(6)

Design and Construction for all other purchasers including NATO organizations

Less than $200M

LOA

None

N/A

N/A

N/A

Design and Construction for Members of NATO, Australia, Israel, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and New Zealand

$300M or greater

LOA

Notification

Must be completed prior to offer

15 calendar days

AECA, Section 36(b)(1)

Design and Construction for all other purchasers including NATO organizations

$200M or greater

LOA

Notification

Must be completed prior to offer

15 calendar days for NATO organizations

AECA, Section 36(b)(1)

All other purchasers – 30 calendar days

Design and Construction for Members of NATO, Australia, Israel, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and New Zealand

Changes to the design and construction costs that bring the total value to $300M or greater

Amendment

Notification

Must be completed prior to offer

15 calendar days

AECA, Section 36(b)(1)

Design and Construction for all other purchasers including NATO organizations

Changes to the design and construction costs that bring the total value up to $200M threshold

Amendment

Notification

Must be completed prior to offer

15 calendar days for NATO organizations

AECA, Section 36(b)(1)

All other purchasers – 30 calendar days

Enhancements or upgrades in sensitivity of technology or capability

Enhancements to equipment that has been previously notified, has not yet been delivered and is BELOW the section 36(b)(1) financial thresholds

LOA or Amendment

Report

Must be completed prior to delivery of the defense articles or the furnishing of services

45 calendar days

AECA Section 36(b)(5)(A)

Enhancements or upgrades in sensitivity of technology or capability

Enhancements to equipment that has been previously notified, has not yet been delivered and EXCEEDS the section 36(b)(1) financial thresholds

LOA or Amendment

Notification

Must be completed prior to offering the LOA, or Amendment

15 calendar days for NATO, any NATO member country, Australia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and New Zealand

AECA Section 36(b)(5)(C)

All other purchasers - 30 calendar days

Transfers to Greece or Turkey

NATO Member Country 36(b) thresholds

LOA or Amendment

 

Must be completed prior to offering the LOA, or Amendment

15 calendar days

FAA Section 620C(d)