DDTC Updates Open General License Pilot Program FAQs and Factsheet

Qualifying Retransfers /Reexports with Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom


The Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) has issued Open General Licenses (OGLs) No. 1 and No. 2 implementing, as a pilot program pursuant to ITAR § 120.22(b), a new mechanism for licensing reexports and retransfers of unclassified defense articles to pre-approved parties within Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom.

The OGLs prescribe a set of terms and conditions under which qualifying transactions may be conducted. Under the pilot program, the two OGLs are valid from August 1, 2022, through July 31, 2026.

DDTC has released new frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the Open General License (OGL) Pilot Program. In addition, DDTC has released updated versions of previously published OGL FAQs and related factsheet

The FAQs can be located on the FAQ page of the DDTC website. The updated factsheet is linked here.


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