Australia Annexe 1 - Note 4

Department of Defense:

a This Agreement does not cover the procurement of any good described in any Federal Supply Code classification (for complete listing of U.S. Federal Supply Classification, see any of the following Federal Supply Code (FSC), which can be found in the Product Code Section of the Federal Procurement Data System Product and Service Code Manual at https://www.acquisition.gov) listed below: Voir plus/moins

DescriptionFSC
1
Weapons;
10
2
Fire Control Equipment;
12
3
Ammunition and Explosives;
13
4
Guided Missiles;
14
5
Aircraft and Airframe Structural Components;
15
6
Aircraft Components and Accessories;
16
7
Aircraft Launching, Landing, and Ground Handling Equipment;
17
8
Space Vehicles;
18
9
Ships, Small Craft, Pontoons and Floating Docks;
19
10
Ship and Marine Equipment;
20
11
Ground Effect Vehicles, Motor Vehicles, Trailers, and Cycles;
23
12
Engines, Turbines, and Components;
28
13
Ships, Small Craft, Pontoons and Floating Docks;
29
14
Bearings;
31
15
Water Purification and Sewage Treatment Equipment;
46
16
Valves;
48
17
Maintenance and Repair Shop Equipment;
49
18
Prefabricated Structures and Scaffolding;
54
19
Communication, Detection, and Coherent Radiation Equipment;
58
20
Electrical and Electronic Equipment Components;
59
21
Fiber Optics Materials, Components, Assemblies, and Accessories;
60
22
Electric Wire, and Power and Distribution Equipment;
61
23
Alarm, Signal and Security Detection Systems;
63
24
Instruments and Laboratory Equipment;
66
25
Specialty Metals
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Note: Whether a good is included within the scope of this Note shall be determined solely according to the descriptions provided in the right column above. U.S. Federal Supply Codes are provided for reference purposes only. (For a complete listing of the United States Federal Supply Codes, to which the Australian categories are approximately equivalent, see http://www.fbo.gov).

b This Agreement does not cover the following services, as elaborated in the Common Classification System and the WTO system of classification – MTN.GNS/W/120, due to paragraph 1 of Article III (Security and General Exceptions) (For a complete listing of Common Classification System, see: "http://www.sice.oas.org/trade/nafta/chap-105.asp"). Voir plus/moins

i design, development, integration, test, evaluation, maintenance, repair, modification, rebuilding and installation of military systems and equipment (approximately equivalent to relevant parts of U.S. Product Service Codes A & J);

ii operation of Government-owned Facilities (approximately equivalent to U.S. Product Service Code M);

iii space services (AR, B4 & V3); and

iv services in support of military forces overseas.

c This Agreement does not cover the procurement of goods and services by, or on behalf of, the Defence Intelligence Organisation, the Australian Signals Directorate, or the Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation.

d In respect of paragraphs 1 and 2 (Non-Discrimination) of Article IV of the Agreement (General Principles) the Australian Government reserves the right, pursuant to paragraph 1 of Article III (Security and General Exceptions) to maintain the Australian industry capability program and its successor programs and policies.