ITAR Compliant Shipping

Depth Logistics are International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) compliant freight forwarders so can handle transportation of any controlled goods by any mode anywhere in the world.

What is ITAR? ITAR regulations is a United States Government regulatory regime that controls the movement of defence related goods and services listed on the United States Munitions List (USML). The objective of ITAR is to enhance the security of the United States and allied nations by preventing listed items and services coming into contact or possession of people or countries on the proscribed country list.

Below is a non-exhaustive list of the types of items on the USML.

Firearms, Close Assault Weapons and Combat Shotguns

Materials, Chemicals, Microorganisms, and Toxins


Launch Vehicles, Guided Missiles, Ballistic Missiles, Rockets, Torpedoes, Bombs and Mines

Explosives and Energetic Materials, Propellants, Incendiary Agents and Their Constituents

Vessels of War and Special Naval Equipment

Tanks and Military Vehicles

Aircraft and Associated Equipment

Military Training Equipment

Protective Personnel Equipment

Military Electronics

Fire Control, Range Finder, Optical and Guidance and Control Equipment

Auxiliary Military Equipment

Toxicological Agents, Including Chemical Agents, Biological Agents, and Associated Equipment

Spacecraft Systems and Associated Equipment

Nuclear Weapons, Design and Testing Related Items

Classified Articles, Technical Data and Defense Services Not Otherwise Enumerated

Directed Energy Weapons

Submersible Vessels, Oceanographic and Associated Equipment

Articles, Technical Data, and Defense Services Not Otherwise Enumerated

Below is the ITAR Proscribed Country List which can change so for the most up to date information you should go to the US Department of State Directorate of Defense Controls website.

Afghanistan, Belarus, Burma, Cambodia, Central African Republic, China, Cuba, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Haiti, Hong Kong, Iran, Iraq, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Libya, North Korea, Russia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Venezuela, Zimbabwe.

A manufacturer or exporter whose articles or services appear on the USML list must register with the U.S. State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC).

Failure to comply with ITAR procedures can result in civil fines as high as US$500,000 per violation, while criminal penalties include fines of up to US$1,000,000 and 10 years imprisonment per violation.

Depth Logistics understands ITAR compliance and can help you navigate these specific requirements to transport your ITAR controlled items on time, on budget, safely and securely.

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