Export Control Regulations

Lists of Regulated Technologies

U. S. Munitions List (USML) is a list of articles, services and related technical data designated as defense articles and defense services pursuant to the Arms Export Control Act. This designation is pursuant to the Arms Export Control Act. These articles fall under jurisdiction of the Department of State.

The 20 categories of articles on the USML are:

  1. Firearms, Close Assault Weapons and Combat Shotguns
  2. Guns and Armament
  3. Ammunition/Ordnance
  4. Launch Vehicles, Guided Missiles, Ballistic Missiles, Rockets, Torpedoes, Bombs, and Mines
  5. Vessels of War and Special Naval Equipment
  6. Explosives and Energetic Materials, Propellants, Incendiary Agents, and their Constituents
  7. Tanks and Military Vehicles
  8. Aircraft and Associated Equipment
  9. Military Training Equipment
  10. Military Electronics
  11. Protective Personnel Equipment
  12. Fire Control, Range Finder, Optical and Guidance and Control Equipment
  13. Auxiliary Military Equipment
  14. Toxicological Agents, Including Chemical Agents, Biological Agents, and Associated Equipment
  15. Spacecraft Systems and Associated Equipment
  16. Nuclear Weapons, Design and Testing Related Items
  17. Classified Articles, Technical Data and Defense Services Not Otherwise Enumerated
  18. Directed Energy Weapons
  19. Submersible Vessels, Oceanographic and Associated Equipment
  20. Miscellaneous Articles

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