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Strategic Goods and Services - BIS Export Licensing and Sanctions - General

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Particular Goods: Particularly Sensitive Goods

The export and transhipment of the following goods is banned

  • long range (>300km) missiles including unmanned aerial vehicles
  • MANPADS (man-portable air defence systems)
  • goods listed in Annex IV of the Community dual-use items Regulation
  • small arms and light weapons

The export and transhipment of the following goods is banned except in the most limited of circumstances:

  • anti-personnel landmines and components;
  • leg-irons;
  • gangchains;
  • electric shock belts;
  • shackles having a maximum locked dimension exceeding 240mm overall (ie including cuffs and connecting chain);
  • individual cuffs having an internal perimeter dimension when fully locked exceeding 165mm and shackles made therewith;
  • portable electric shock riot control equipment (including electric-shock batons, electric shock shields, stun guns and electric shock dart guns (tasers)) and specially designed or modified components;
  • cluster munitions
  • equipment, technology or software specially related to the above goods.