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

  1. Rockets (including but not limited to meteorological and other sounding rockets), bombs, grenades, torpedoes, depth charges, land and naval mines, as well as launchers for such defense articles, and demolition blocks and blasting caps.1
  2. Launch vehicles and missile and antimissile systems including but not limited to guided, tactical and strategic missiles, launchers, and systems.
  3. Apparatus, devices, and materials for the handling, control, activation, monitoring, detection, protection, discharge, or detonation of the articles in paragraphs (a) and (b) of this category.2
  4. Missile and space launch vehicle powerplants.
  5. Military explosive excavating devices.
  6. Ablative materials fabricated or semi-fabricated from advanced composites (e.g., silica, graphite, carbon, carbon/carbon, and boron filaments) for the articles in this category that are derived directly from or specifically developed or modified for defense articles.
  7. Non/nuclear warheads for rockets and guided missiles.
  8. All specifically designed or modified components, parts, accessories, attachments, and associated equipment for the articles in this category.
  9. Technical data and defense services directly related to the defense articles enumerated in paragraphs (a) through (h) of this category.

1 § 121.11 Military demolition blocks and blasting caps.
Military demolition blocks and blasting caps referred to in Category IV(a) do not include the following articles: (a) Electric squibs; (b) No. 6 and No. 8 blasting caps, including electric ones; (c) Delay electric blasting caps (including No. 6 and No. 8 millisecond ones); (d) Seismograph electric blasting caps (including SSS, Static-Master, Vibrocap SR, and SEISMO SR); and (e) Oil well perforating devices.

2 § 121.5 Apparatus and devices under Category IV(c).
Category IV includes but is not limited to the following: Fuzes and components specifically designed, modified or configured for items listed in that category, bomb racks and shackles, bomb shackle release units, bomb ejectors, torpedo tubes, torpedo and guided missile boosters, guidance systems equipment and parts, launching racks and projectors, pistols (exploders), ignitors, fuze arming devices, intervalometers, thermal batteries, hardened missile launching facilities, guided missile launchers and specialized handling equipment, including transporters, cranes and lifts designed to handle articles in paragraphs (a) and (b) of this category for preparation and launch from fixed and mobile sites. The equipment in this category includes robots, robot controllers and robot end-effectors specially designed or modified for military applications.