Guidance here addresses export control regulations, including trade and technology restrictions. This is not an all-encompassing list, but rather a list of regulations and restrictions that are applicable to the work performed at NPS.

Department of State (DOS)/Defense (DOD) is concerned with the export of "defense articles and services" specifically designed, modified, or engineered for military applications.

Department of Commerce (DOC) is concerned with the export of all "dual-use" (defense and commercial use) commodities, software and technologies not under the jurisdiction of other agencies.

Department of the Treasury (DOT) is concerned with administering and enforcing economic and trade sanctions based on U.S. foreign policy and national security goals.

General Services Administration (GSA) is concerned with disseminating information on parties that are excluded from receiving Federal contracts, certain subcontracts, and certain Federal financial and nonfinancial assistance and benefits.

United Nations Security Council can take enforcement measures to maintain or restore international peace and security. Such measures range from economic and/or other sanctions not involving the use of armed force to international military action.