Purchase and Export Information
The U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Department of State, Office of Munitions Control regulates many of the products we sell. Due to this we kindly request that you read the below paragraphs regarding export regulations.
If you should have any questions or require additional information regarding export regulations please contact us or contact the:
U.S.Department of Commerce U.S. Department of State
Bureau of Industry and Security International Traffic in Arms Regulations
Office of Exporter Services: Office of Defense Trade Control:
PH (202) 482-4811 PH (202) 663 2714.
Website: http://www.bis.doc.gov Website: http://www.state.gov
Export of Personnel Protective equirpmetn (including ALL body armor) and night vision equipment and optical sighting equipment is controlled by the U.S. Department of State Office of Defense Trade Controls, in accordance with International Traffic in Arms (ITAR), Title 22, Code of Federal Regulations Part 120-130 and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) U.S. Department of Commerce.
Category X - Protective Personnel Equipment
(a) Body armor specifically designed, modified or equipped for military use; articles, including but not limited to clothing, designed, modified or equipped to protect against or reduce detection by radar, infrared (IR) or other sensors; military helmets equipped with communications hardware, optical sights, slewing devices or mechanisms to protect against thermal flash or lasers, excluding standard military helmets.
(b) Partial pressure suits and liquid oxygen converters used in aircraft in Category VIII(a).
(c) Protective apparel and equipment specifically designed or modified for use with the articles in paragraphs (a) through (d) in Category XIV.
(d) Components, parts, accessories, attachments, and associated equipment specifically designed or modified for use with the articles in paragraphs (a), (b), and (c) of this category.
(e) Technical Data (as defined in § 120.21 of this subchapter) and defense services (as defined in § 120.8 of this subchapter) directly related to the defense articles enumerated in paragraphs (a) through (d) of this category. (See § 125.4 of this subchapter for exemptions.)
It is unlawful to export, or attempt to export or otherwise transfer or sell any hardware or technical data or furnish any service to any foreign person, whether abroad or in the United States, for which a license or written approval of the U.S. Government is required, without first obtaining the required license or written approval from the Department of the U.S. Government having jurisdiction.
It is the Resellers/End Users responsibility to request and obtain export licenses for the export of the subject items, and to ensure that the requirements of all applicable laws, regulations and administrative policies are met.
Sales or transfers to entities on the List of Debarred Parties, Denied Persons list and Embargoed Countries are strictly prohibited.
These lists can be found at the above US Government websites or at the following links:
Denied Persons list:http://www.bis.doc.gov/dpl/Default.shtm
Unverified list: http://www.bis.doc.gov/Enforcement/UnverifiedList/unverified_parties.html
Entity list: http://www.bis.doc.gov/Entities/Default.htm
Specially Designated Nationals list: http://www.treas.gov/offices/enforcement/ofac/sdn/
Debarred list: http://pmdtc.org/debar059.htm
Nonproliferation Sanctions: http://www.state.gov/t/isn/c15231.htm
Embargoed Countries (see part 746): http://www.access.gpo.gov/bis/ear/ear_data.html
Diversion contrary to U.S. law is prohibited.
Restrictions on the use and possession of body armor vary from state to state. You are strongly advised to learn these laws and adhere to them. Mission Tactical will not be held responsible for unlawful possession or usage.