The two definitions of technical data in the respective sets of regulations are:

" “Information of any kind that can be used, or adapted for use in the design, production, manufacture, utilization, or reconstruction of articles or materials. The data may take a tangible form, such as a model, prototype, blueprint, or an operating model; or they may take an intangible form such as technical service.” (EAR).

" “Information which is directly related to the design, engineering, development, production, processing, manufacture, use, operation, overhaul, repair, maintenance modification or reconstruction of defense articles. This includes, for example, information in the form of blueprints, drawings, photographs, plans, instructions, computer software and documentation. This also includes information which advances the state of the art of articles on the U.S. Munitions List. This does not include information concern ng general scientific, mathematical or engineering principles.” (ITAR)

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