dreamstime_m_28469456Continuing its effort under the Export Control Reform (ECR) initiative, the US Department of State issued a Request for Comments concerning its 2014 revisions to the following categories of the United States Munitions List (USML): Category VI (Surface Vessels of War and Special Naval Equipment), Category VII (Ground Vehicles), Category XIII (Materials and Miscellaneous Articles) and Category XX (Submersible Vessels and Related Articles). Relatedly, BIS issued a Request for Comments concerning certain related items that were transferred from the USML to the Commerce Control List (CCL), including certain military vehicles, vessels of war, submersible vessels, oceanographic equipment, auxiliary and miscellaneous military equipment, and related items therefor. Comments for both requests are due by 8 December 2015.