Materiel Export Control

The role of the Directorate of Materiel Export Control is to assist Defence in meeting its obligations to the United States (US) government in the control and access to US defence technology and equipment in the Australian Defence Force inventory. This includes guidance on the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, foreign military sales access requirements and the Export Administration Regulations. The Directorate provides materiel export control services to Defence through the issue of internal policy guidance, provision of training, and review of export licences such as Technical Assistance Agreements.

Industry may become aware of unauthorised access to US controlled equipment and technical data that may result in the initiation of the US Department of State's voluntary disclosure process. Details on how to initiate this notification when the equipment or technical data has been acquired by foreign military sales is detailed in the Foreign Military Sales disclosure process.

Further information

Telephone: +61 (2) 6144 2401
Email: AMSO support desk

Postal address

Directorate of Materiel Export Control
Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group
Department of Defence
Brindabella Park, BP25-03-025
PO Box 7938