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CFE Treaty: Agreement on Adaptation Article 26 & Annex
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Annex on the Format for the Exchange of Information
Section I. Information on the Structure of Land Forces and Air and Air Defence Aviation Forces Within the Area of Application
Section II. Information on the Overall Holdings in each Category of Conventioal Armaments and Equipment Limited by the Treaty and on the Overall Holdings of Certain Conventional Armaments and Equipment Subject to the Treaty
Section III. Information on the Location, Numbers and Types of Conventional Armaments and Equipment in Service with the Conventional Armed Forces
Section IV. Information on Conventional Armaments and Equipment not in Service with the Conventional Armed Forces Provided Pursuant to Section IV of the Protocol on Information Exchange
Section V. Information on Objects of Verification and Declared Sites
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The Protocol on Notification and Exchange of Information, with an Annex on the Format for the Exchange of Information, shall be deleted and replaced by the following:

PROTOCOL ON NOTIFICATION AND EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION 

The States Parties hereby agree on procedures and provisions regarding notification and exchange of information pursuant to Article XIII of the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe.


SECTION I. INFORMATION ON THE STRUCTURE OF EACH STATE PARTY’S LAND FORCES AND AIR AND AIR DEFENCE AVIATION FORCES WITHIN THE AREA OF APPLICATION

1. Each State Party shall provide to all other States Parties the following information about the structure of its land forces and air and air defence aviation forces within the area of application:

(A) The command organisation of its land forces, specifying the designation and subordination of all combat, combat support and combat service support formations and units at each level of command down to the level of brigade/regiment or equivalent level, including air defence formations and units subordinated at or below the military district or equivalent level. Independent units at the next level of command below the brigade/regiment level directly subordinate to formations above the brigade/regiment level (i.e., independent battalions) shall be identified, with the information indicating the formation or unit to which such units are subordinated;

(B) The command organisation of its air and air defence aviation forces, specifying the designation and subordination of formations and units at each level of command down to wing/air regiment or equivalent level. Independent units at the next level of command below the wing/air regiment level directly subordinate to formations above the wing/air regiment level (i.e., independent squadrons) shall be identified, with the information indicating the formation or unit to which such units are subordinated; and

(C) The designation and subordination of military installations as specified in Section III, paragraph 3, subparagraphs (A) and (B), of this Protocol.

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SECTION II. INFORMATION ON THE OVERALL HOLDINGS IN EACH CATEGORY OF CONVENTIONAL ARMAMENTS AND EQUIPMENT LIMITED BY THE TREATY AND ON THE OVERALL HOLDINGS OF CERTAIN CONVETIONAL ARMAMENTS AND EQUIPMENT SUBJECT TO THE TREATY 

1. Each State Party shall provide to all other States Parties information on:

(A) Overall numbers and numbers by type of its holdings in each category of conventional armaments and equipment limited by the Treaty and subject to the numerical limitations set forth in the Protocol on National Ceilings;

(B) Overall numbers and numbers by type of its holdings of battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles and artillery by States Parties’ territory and territory with a subceiling as countable against the numerical limitations set forth in the Protocol on Territorial Ceilings;

(C) Overall numbers and numbers by type of its holdings of combat aircraft and attack helicopters by States Parties’ territory as countable against the numerical limitations set forth in the Protocol on National Ceilings; and

(D) Overall numbers and numbers by type of its holdings of the following conventional armaments and equipment subject to the Treaty:

(1) Armoured vehicle launched bridges;

(2) Armoured infantry fighting vehicles held by organisations designed and structured to perform in peacetime internal security functions;

(3) Battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles, artillery, combat aircraft and attack helicopters having been decommissioned and awaiting disposal; and

(4) Mi-24R and Mi-24K helicopters.

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SECTION III. INFORMATION ON THE LOCATION, NUMBERS AND TYPES OF CONVENTIONAL ARMAMENTS AND EQUIPMENT IN SERVICE WITH THE CONVENTIONAL ARMED FORCES OF THE STATES PARTIES

1. For each of its formations and units notified pursuant to Section I, paragraph 1, subparagraphs (A) and (B), of this Protocol, as well as separately located battalions/squadrons or equivalents subordinate to those formations and units, each State Party shall provide to all other States Parties the following information:

(A) The designation and peacetime location of its formations and units at which conventional armaments and equipment limited by the Treaty in the following categories are held, including headquarters, specifying the geographic name and coordinates:

(1) Battle tanks;

(2) Armoured combat vehicles;

(3) Artillery;

(4) Combat aircraft; and

(5) Attack helicopters;

(B) The holdings of its formations and units notified pursuant to subparagraph (A) of this paragraph, giving numbers (by type in the case of formations and units at the level of division or equivalent and below) of the conventional armaments and equipment listed in subparagraph (A) of this paragraph, and of:

(1) Combat support helicopters;

(2) Unarmed transport helicopters;

(3) Armoured vehicle launched bridges;

(4) Armoured infantry fighting vehicle look-alikes;

(5) Armoured personnel carrier look-alikes;

(6) Primary trainer aircraft;

(7) Reclassified combat-capable trainer aircraft; and

(8) Mi-24R and Mi-24K helicopters not subject to the numerical limitations set forth in the Protocol on National Ceilings;

(C) The designation and peacetime location of its formations and units, other than those notified pursuant to subparagraph (A) of this paragraph, at which the following categories of conventional armaments and equipment, as defined in Article II of the Treaty, specified in the Protocol on Existing Types, or enumerated in the Protocol on Aircraft Reclassification, are held, including headquarters, specifying the geographic name and coordinates:

(1) Combat support helicopters;

(2) Unarmed transport helicopters;

(3) Armoured vehicle launched bridges;

(4) Armoured infantry fighting vehicle look-alikes;

(5) Armoured personnel carrier look-alikes;

(6) Primary trainer aircraft;

(7) Reclassified combat-capable trainer aircraft; and

(8) Mi-24R and Mi-24K helicopters not subject to the numerical limitations set forth in the Protocol on National Ceilings;

(D) The holdings of its formations and units notified pursuant to subparagraph (C) of this paragraph giving numbers (by type in the case of formations and units at the level of division or equivalent and below) in each category specified above.

2. Each State Party shall provide to all other States Parties information on conventional armaments and equipment in service with its conventional armed forces but not held by its land forces or air or air defence aviation forces, specifying:

(A) The designation and peacetime location of its formations and units down to the level of brigade/regiment, wing/air regiment or equivalent as well as units at the next level of command below the brigade/regiment, wing/air regiment level which are separately located or are independent (i.e., battalions/squadrons or equivalent) at which conventional armaments and equipment limited by the Treaty in the following categories are held, including headquarters, specifying the geographic name and coordinates:

(1) Battle tanks;

(2) Armoured combat vehicles;

(3) Artillery;

(4) Combat aircraft; and

(5) Attack helicopters; and

(B) The holdings of its formations and units notified pursuant to subparagraph (A) of this paragraph, giving numbers (by type in the case of formations and units at the level of division or equivalent and below) of conventional armaments and equipment listed in subparagraph (A) of this paragraph, and of:

(1) Combat support helicopters;

(2) Unarmed transport helicopters;

(3) Armoured vehicle launched bridges;

(4) Armoured infantry fighting vehicle look-alikes;

(5) Armoured personnel carrier look-alikes;

(6) Primary trainer aircraft;

(7) Reclassified combat-capable trainer aircraft; and

(8) Mi-24R and Mi-24K helicopters not subject to the numerical limitations set forth in the Protocol on National Ceilings.

3. Each State Party shall provide to all other States Parties the following information:

(A) The location of its designated permanent storage sites, specifying geographic name and coordinates, and the numbers and types of conventional armaments and equipment in the categories listed in paragraph 1, subparagraphs (A) and (B), of this Section held at such sites;

(B) The location of its military storage sites not organic to formations and units identified as objects of verification, independent repair and maintenance units, military training establishments and military airfields, specifying geographic name and coordinates, at which conventional armaments and equipment in the categories listed in paragraph 1, subparagraphs (A) and (B), of this Section are held or routinely present, giving the holdings by type in each category at such locations; and

(C) The location of its sites at which the reduction of conventional armaments and equipment limited by the Treaty will be undertaken pursuant to the Protocol on Reduction, specifying the location by geographic name and coordinates, the holdings by type in each category of conventional armaments and equipment limited by the Treaty awaiting reduction at such locations, and indicating that it is a reduction site.

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SECTION IV. INFORMATION ON THE LOCATION AND NUMBERS OF BATTLE TANKS, ARMOURED COMBAT VEHICLES, ARTILLERY, COMBAT AIRCRAFT AND ATTACK HELICOPTERS WITHIN THE AREA OF APPLICATION BUT NOT IN SERVICE WITH CONVENTIONAL ARMED FORCES

1. Each State Party shall provide information to all other States Parties on the location and numbers of its battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles, artillery, combat aircraft and attack helicopters within the area of application not in service with its conventional armed forces but of potential military significance.

(A) Accordingly, each State Party shall provide the following information:

(1) In respect of its battle tanks, artillery, combat aircraft and specialised attack helicopters, as well as armoured infantry fighting vehicles as specified in Article XII of the Treaty, held by organisations down to the independent or separately located battalion or equivalent level designed and structured to perform in peacetime internal security functions, the location, including geographic name and coordinates, of sites at which such armaments and equipment are held and the numbers and types of conventional armaments and equipment in these categories held by each such organisation;

(2) In respect of its armoured personnel carriers, heavy armament combat vehicles and multi-purpose attack helicopters held by organisations designed and structured to perform in peacetime internal security functions, the aggregate numbers in each category of such armaments and equipment in each administrative region or division;

(3) In respect of its battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles, artillery, combat aircraft and attack helicopters awaiting disposal having been decommissioned in accordance with the provisions of Article IX of the Treaty, the location, including geographic name and coordinates, of sites at which such armaments and equipment are held and the numbers and types at each site;

(4) In respect of its battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles, artillery, combat aircraft and attack helicopters which are awaiting or are being refurbished for export or re-export and are temporarily retained within the area of application, each State Party shall provide to all other States Parties, following entry into force of the Treaty and coincident with each annual exchange of information pursuant to Section VII, paragraph 1, of this Protocol, an identifiable location of each site at which there are normally more than a total of 15 battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles and pieces of artillery or more than five combat aircraft or more than 10 attack helicopters which are, pursuant to Article III, paragraph 1, subparagraph (E), of the Treaty, awaiting or are being refurbished for export or re-export and are temporarily retained within the area of application.

Each State Party shall provide to all other States Parties, following entry into force of the Treaty and coincident with each exchange of information pursuant to Section VII, paragraph 1, of this Protocol:

(a) The numbers of such battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles, artillery, combat aircraft and attack helicopters as of 1 January of the following year; and

(b) The total number by type of battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles, artillery, combat aircraft and attack helicopters removed from the "awaiting export" category during the previous 12 months and their disaggregation by disposition: reassigned to the conventional armed forces or to internal security forces, transferred to the category "decommissioned and awaiting disposal", disposed of or transferred outside of the area of application.

The States Parties shall, within the framework of the Joint Consultative Group, agree as to the form in which the information on the numbers shall be provided pursuant to this provision;

(5) In respect of its battle tanks and armoured combat vehicles which have been reduced and are awaiting conversion pursuant to Section VIII of the Protocol on Reduction, the location, including geographic name and coordinates, of each site at which such armaments and equipment are held and the numbers and types at each site; and

(6) In respect of its battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles, artillery, combat aircraft and attack helicopters used exclusively for the purpose of research and development pursuant to Article III, paragraph 1, subparagraph (B), of the Treaty, each State Party shall provide to all other States Parties following entry into force of the Treaty and coincident with each exchange of information pursuant to Section VII, paragraph 1, of this Protocol the aggregate numbers in each category of such conventional armaments and equipment.

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SECTION V. INFORMATION ON OBJECTS OF VERIFICATION AND DECLARED SITES

1. Each State Party shall provide to all other States Parties information specifying its objects of verification, including the total number and the designation of each object of verification, and enumerating its declared sites, as defined in Section I of the Protocol on Inspection, providing the following information on each site:

(A) The site’s designation and location, including geographic name and coordinates;

(B) The designation of all objects of verification, as specified in Section I, paragraph 1, subparagraph (I), of the Protocol on Inspection, at that site, it being understood that subordinate elements at the next level of command below the brigade/regiment or wing/air regiment level located in the vicinity of each other or of the headquarters immediately superior to such elements may be deemed as not separately located, if the distance between such separately located battalions/squadrons or equivalent or to their headquarters does not exceed 15 kilometres;

(C) The overall numbers by type of conventional armaments and equipment in each category specified in Section III of this Protocol held at that site and by each object of verification, as well as those belonging to any object of verification located at another declared site, specifying the designation of each such object of verification;

(D) In addition, for each such declared site, the number of conventional armaments and equipment not in service with its conventional armed forces, indicating those that are:

(1) Battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles, artillery, combat aircraft and attack helicopters awaiting disposal having been decommissioned in accordance with the provisions of Article IX of the Treaty or reduced and awaiting conversion pursuant to the Protocol on Reduction; and

(2) Battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles, artillery, combat aircraft and attack helicopters held by organisations designed and structured to perform in peacetime internal security functions;

(E) Declared sites that hold battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles, artillery, combat aircraft or attack helicopters awaiting or being refurbished for export or re-export and temporarily retained within the area of application or used exclusively for research and development shall be identified as such, and the aggregate numbers in each category at that site shall be provided; and

(F) Point(s) of entry/exit associated with each declared site, with geographic name and coordinates, including at least one commercial airport, if possible operating international flights.

2. Each State Party shall notify all other States Parties of its passive declared site inspection quota calculated in accordance with Section II, paragraph 10, of the Protocol on Inspection.

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SECTION VI. INFORMATION ON THE LOCATION OF SITES FROM WHICH CONVENTIONAL ARMAMENTS AND EQUIPMENT HAVE BEEN WITHDRAWN

1. Each State Party shall provide annually to all other States Parties, coincident with the annual exchange of information provided pursuant to Section VII, paragraph 1, subparagraph (B), of this Protocol, information about the locations of sites which have been notified previously as declared sites from which all conventional armaments and equipment in the categories listed in Section III, paragraph 1, of this Protocol have been withdrawn since the signature of the Treaty if such sites continue to be used by the conventional armed forces of that State Party. The locations of these sites shall be notified for three years following such withdrawal.

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SECTION VII. TIMETABLE FOR THE PROVISION OF INFORMATION IN SECTIONS I TO V OF THIS PROTOCOL

1. Each State Party shall provide to all other States Parties the information pursuant to Sections I to V of this Protocol as follows:

(A) 30 days following entry into force of the Agreement on Adaptation of the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe, with information effective as of the date of entry into force, unless entry into force occurs within 60 days of the 15th day of December, in which case:

(1) If entry into force occurs subsequent to the 15th day of December, the annual exchange that took place on the 15th day of December shall be considered the information exchange pursuant to paragraph 1, subparagraph (A) above, and may be supplemented, in accordance with the provisions of this Protocol, as agreed by the States Parties; or

(2) If entry into force occurs prior to the 15th day of December, the exchange of information scheduled for the 15th day of December shall take place 30 days after entry into force of the Agreement on Adaptation, unless the States Parties otherwise agree, pursuant to the provisions of this Protocol; and

(B) Thereafter on the 15th day of December of every year, with the information effective as of the first day of January of the following year.

2. No later than the first day of July of each year, the Russian Federation shall provide information equal to that in the annual information exchange on its forces in the geographic area subject to being reported on in the additional information provided by the Russian Federation as of 1 July 1999.

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SECTION VIII. INFORMATION ON CHANGES IN ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURES OR HOLDINGS OF CONVENTIONAL ARMAMENTS AND EQUIPMENT LIMITED BY THE TREATY

1. Each State Party shall notify all other States Parties of:

(A) Any permanent change in the organisational structure of its conventional armed forces within the area of application as notified pursuant to Section I of this Protocol, including separately located units which are identified as objects of verification; any change in the designation or any change of the location of formations or units as notified pursuant to Sections I and III of this Protocol; any creation of an object of verification or of a declared site; and any redesignation or relocation of an object of verification as notified pursuant to Section V of this Protocol. Such notification shall be given at least 42 days in advance; and

(B) Any change of 10 percent or more, calculated on the basis of the most recent update of the annual exchange of information, including the most recent applicable notification of a change in holdings of 10 percent or more, in any one of the categories of conventional armaments and equipment limited by the Treaty assigned to any of its combat, combat support or combat service support formations and units down to the brigade/regiment, wing/air regiment, independent or separately located battalion/squadron or equivalent level as notified in Section III, paragraph 1, subparagraphs (A) and (B), and paragraph 2, subparagraphs (A) and (B), of this Protocol or permanently present at or assigned to any of its installations notified pursuant to Section III, paragraph 3, subparagraphs (A) and (B), which are identified as objects of verification.

Such notification shall be given no later than five working days after such a change occurs and shall include the actual holdings after the notified change. The closure of an object of verification shall be indicated. The notification shall include information about the source of armaments and equipment added, including but not limited to new production, import, transfer from conventional armed forces, transfer from forces other than the conventional armed forces, or relocation from outside the area of application. If the armaments and equipment have been transferred from another unit or installation identified as an object of verification within the area of application, the notification shall include the designation, unit record number and the location of the losing unit or installation identified as an object of verification if there has been a 10 percent or greater change in that losing unit or installation identified as an object of verification. The notification shall also include information about the disposition of the armaments and equipment withdrawn, including but not limited to decommissioning, disposal, withdrawal from the area of application, transfer to conventional armed forces, transfer to forces other than conventional armed forces or awaiting export. If the armaments and equipment have been transferred to another unit or installation identified as an object of verification within the area of application, the notification shall include the designation, the unit record number and the location of the gaining unit or installation identified as an object of verification if there has been a 10 percent or greater change in that gaining unit or installation identified as an object of verification. For a source or destination outside of the area of application, only that fact shall be noted.

2. Ukraine shall provide information for changes of five percent or more in any one of the categories of conventional armaments and equipment limited by the Treaty assigned to any of its combat, combat support or combat service support formations and units down to the brigade/regiment, wing/air regiment, independent or separately located battalion/squadron or equivalent level as notified in Section III, paragraph 1, subparagraphs (A) and (B), and paragraph 2, subparagraphs (A) and (B), of this Protocol in respect of its assigned holdings within the Odessa oblast reported in the annual information exchange. Such notification shall be given no later than five working days after such a change occurs and shall include the actual holdings after the notified change.

SECTION IX. INFORMATION ON THE LOCATION OF BATTLE TANKS, ARMOURED COMBAT VEHICLES AND ARTILLERY LIMITED BY THE TREATY WHICH ARE NOT ON THE TERRITORY OF THE STATE PARTY THAT IS DECLARED AS THEIR PEACETIME LOCATION AS OF 1 JANUARY

1. Each State Party shall notify all other States Parties by 21 January each year, with information effective as of 1 January, about its battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles and artillery which are, as of 1 January, not situated on the territory of the State Party or the territory with a subceiling that is declared as their peacetime location, as reported pursuant to the annual exchange of information:

(A) The notified peacetime location, by State Party and territory with a subceiling, the designation of formation or unit, the unit record number, if applicable, and the number of its absent battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles and artillery by types; and

(B) The actual location of such armaments and equipment as of 1 January, unless located as part of the unit to which they are assigned in which case the actual location of the unit by geographic coordinates by State Party and territory with a subceiling shall be reported, or unless the actual location is a declared site, in which case the location of the declared site, its record number and site name shall be reported.

2. Each State Party shall notify all other States Parties by 21 January each year, with information effective as of 1 January, about its battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles and artillery which have been moved from outside of the area of application onto the territory of a State Party in the area of application or territory with a subceiling and were not reported pursuant to the annual exchange of information at their actual location. The notification shall include the number of its battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles and artillery by types; and the actual location of such armaments and equipment as of 1 January, unless located as part of the unit to which they are assigned in which case the actual location of the unit by geographic coordinates by State Party and territory with a subceiling shall be reported, or unless the actual location is a declared site, in which case the location of the declared site, its record number and site name shall be reported.

SECTION X. INFORMATION ON THE ENTRY INTO AND REMOVAL FROM SERVICE WITH THE CONVENTIONAL ARMED FORCES OF A STATE PARTY OF CONVENTIONAL ARMAMENTS AND EQUIPMENT LIMITED BY THE TREATY

1. Each State Party shall provide to all other States Parties following entry into force of the Treaty and coincident with each annual exchange of information provided pursuant to Section VII, paragraph 1, subparagraph (B), of this Protocol:

(A) Aggregate information on the numbers and types of conventional armaments and equipment limited by the Treaty which entered into service with its conventional armed forces within the area of application during the previous 12 months, and their disaggregation by source, including but not limited to new production, import or transfer from outside the area of application, resubordination from internal security forces; and

(B) Aggregate information on the numbers and types of conventional armaments and equipment limited by the Treaty which:

(1) Have been removed from service with its conventional armed forces within the area of application during the previous 12 months, their last reported location and their disaggregation by disposition, including but not limited to decommissioning, resubordination to internal security forces, awaiting export, disposal through destruction/modification, withdrawal from the area of application; and

(2) Have been withdrawn from the "decommissioned and awaiting disposal" category during the previous 12 months and their disaggregation by disposition, including but not limited to reassignment to internal security forces, placement in the category of awaiting export, recommissioning, disposal through destruction/modification, withdrawal from the area of application.

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SECTION XI. INFORMATION ON ENTRY INTO AND EXIT FROM THE AREA OF APPLICATION OF CONVENTIONAL ARMAMENTS AND EQUIPMENT LIMITED BY THE TREATY IN SERVICE WITH THE CONVENTIONAL ARMED FORCES OF THE STATES PARTIES

1. Each State Party shall provide annually to all other States Parties following entry of the force of the Treaty and coincident with each annual exchange of information provided pursuant to Section VII, paragraph 1, subparagraph (B), of this Protocol:

(A) Aggregate information on the numbers and types of each category of conventional armaments and equipment limited by the Treaty in service with its conventional armed forces that have entered the area of application within the last 12 months and whether any of these armaments and equipment were organised in a formation or unit;

(B) Aggregate information on the numbers and types of each category of conventional armaments and equipment limited by the Treaty in service with its conventional armed forces that have been removed from, and remain outside of, the area of application within the last 12 months and the last reported locations within the area of application of such conventional armaments and equipment; and

(C) Conventional armaments and equipment limited by the Treaty in service with its conventional armed forces within the area of application which exit and re-enter the area of application, including for purposes such as training or military activities, within a seven-day period shall not be subject to the reporting provisions in this Section.

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SECTION XII. CONVENTIONAL ARMAMENTS AND EQUIPMENT IN TRANSIT THROUGH OR WITHIN THE AREA OF APPLICATION

1. Conventional armaments and equipment in the categories specified in Section III of this Protocol which entered the area of application in transit shall be reported pursuant to this Protocol only if they remain within the area of application for a period longer than seven days.

2. In the case of transit of battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles and artillery in accordance with Article V of the Treaty, each State Party undertaking such transit shall provide to all other States Parties the following information no later than the day the conventional armaments and equipment in transit enter the territory of the first transited State Party or a territory with a subceiling:

(A) Start date of the transit;

(B) Mode of transportation;

(C) First State Party transited;

(D) The categories of armaments and equipment in transit; and

(E) The State Party or the territory with a subceiling into which the conventional armaments and equipment in transit entered the area of application; or

(F) The State Party or the territory with a subceiling of origin of the conventional armaments and equipment in transit, as applicable.

3. Each State Party undertaking such transit shall provide to all other States Parties the following information as soon as possible, but no later than five days after the conventional armaments and equipment in transit enter the territory of the first transited State Party or a territory with a subceiling:

(A) Start date of the transit;

(B) Mode of transportation;

(C) The States Parties or territories with subceilings to be transited;

(D) The State Party of final destination, if applicable;

(E) The expected duration of the transit through the territory of each transited State Party or the territory with subceilings;

(F) The total numbers of battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles and pieces of artillery in transit; and

(G) Additional information, to include related notifications.

4. Each transited State Party shall provide to all other States Parties the following information no later than five days after the date the battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles and artillery in transit enter its territory:

(A) The total numbers of battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles or pieces of artillery involved;

(B) The expected duration of the transit through its territory; and

(C) Additional information, to include related notifications.

5. If the final destination is within the area of application, the State Party of final destination shall notify all other States Parties that the transit is over not later than five days after the conventional armaments and equipment arrive on its territory.

6. Each State Party undertaking transit of battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles and artillery shall notify all other States Parties no later than five days after the conventional armaments and equipment in transit entered the territory of the State Party or the territory with a subceiling of final destination or departed the area of application of the following information:

(A) Reference to the notifications issued pursuant to paragraphs 2 and 3 of this Section;

(B) Start and end dates of the transit;

(C) The State Party or the territory with a subceiling where transit began;

(D) The total numbers of battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles or artillery involved;

(E) The States Parties or territories with subceilings that were transited;

(F) The territory of the State Party or the territory with a subceiling of final destination or the territory of the State Party or the territory with a subceiling transited prior to departure from the area of application, as applicable; and

(G) Additional information, to include notifications resulting from the arrival of the conventional armaments and equipment in transit at its final destination, if it is in the area of application.

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SECTION XIII. QUARTERLY INFORMATION ON BATTLE TANKS, ARMOURED COMBAT VEHICLES AND ARTILLERY ACTUALLY PRESENT IN THE AREA OF APPLICATION AND ON THE TERRITORY OF A STATE PARTY

1. Each State Party shall notify all other States Parties of the total numbers of its battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles and artillery actually present in the area of application by territory of a State Party and territory with a subceiling as countable against the numerical limitations set forth in the Protocol on Territorial Ceilings.

2. Each State Party with territory within the area of application shall notify all other States Parties of the total number of its and the total number of any other State Party’s battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles and artillery actually present on its territory and on territory with a subceiling as countable against its numerical limitations set forth in the Protocol on Territorial Ceilings.

3. The information pursuant to paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Section shall be provided on each 31 January, with the information effective as of 1 January; on each 30 April, with the information effective as of 1 April; on each 31 July, with the information effective as of 1 July; and on each 31 October, with the information effective as of 1 October.

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SECTION XIV. QUARTERLY INFORMATION ON COMBAT AIRCRAFT AND ATTACK HELICOPTERS ACTUALLY PRESENT IN THE AREA OF APPLICATION WITHIN THE TERRITORY 0OF A STATE PARTY

1. Each State Party shall notify all other States Parties of the total numbers of its combat aircraft and attack helicopters actually present in the area of application and countable against its numerical limitations set forth in the Protocol on National Ceilings, including the numbers by States Parties’ territory where assigned.

The information shall be provided on each 31 January, with the information effective as of 1 January; on each 30 April, with the information effective as of 1 April; on each 31 July, with the information effective as of 1 July; and on each 31 October, with the information effective as of 1 October.

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SECTION XV. INFORMAITON ON CHANGES IN THE NUMBER OF BATTLE TANKS, ARMOURED COMBAT VEHICLES, OR ARTILLERY PRESENT ON THE TERRITORY OF A STATE PARTY OR IN A TERRITORY WITH A SUBCEILING

1. Each State Party shall, subject to the provisions of Section XI, paragraph 1, subparagraph (C), of this Protocol and excluding armaments and equipment which have been notified pursuant to Sections XII, XVIII and XX of this Protocol, notify all other States Parties of changes, in any territory or territory with a subceiling, to the levels in the most recent notification provided pursuant to Section XIII of this Protocol and subsequent notifications provided pursuant to this paragraph, whenever the level of change equals or exceeds 30 battle tanks or 30 armoured combat vehicles or 10 pieces of artillery. The notifications shall contain the following information:

(A) The previously notified levels of holdings, by territory of a State Party or territory with a subceiling;

(B) The amount by which the notified levels have been changed;

(C) The new levels of holdings, by territory of a State Party or territory with a subceiling; and

(D) The effective date of the change.

2. Notifications pursuant to this Section shall be given no later than five working days after the previously notified levels have been exceeded.

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SECTION XVI. INFORMATION RELATING TO CERTAIN EVENTS INVOLVING COMBAT AIRCRAFT AND ATTACK HELIOCOPTERS 

1. Each State Party with territory in the area of application shall, subject to the provisions of Section XI, paragraph 1, subparagraph (C), of this Protocol, notify all other States Parties of changes in the total number of its combat aircraft and of its attack helicopters countable against numerical limitations set forth in the Protocol on National Ceilings, whenever the level of change equals or exceeds 18 combat aircraft or 18 attack helicopters above the levels in the most recent notification provided pursuant to:

(A) Section II, paragraph 1, subparagraph (A), of this Protocol and subsequent notifications provided pursuant to this paragraph; or

(B) Section XIV of this Protocol and subsequent notifications provided pursuant to this paragraph if these levels exceed the levels notified under subparagraph (A) above.

2. Each State Party without territory in the area of application shall, subject to the provisions of Section XI, paragraph 1, subparagraph (C), of this Protocol, notify all other States Parties of changes in the total number of its combat aircraft and of its attack helicopters countable against numerical limitations set forth in the Protocol on National Ceilings whenever the level of change equals or exceeds 18 combat aircraft or 18 attack helicopters above or below the levels in the most recent notification provided pursuant to either:

(A) Section II, paragraph 1, subparagraph (A), of this Protocol and subsequent notifications provided pursuant to this paragraph; or

(B) Section XIV of this Protocol and subsequent notifications provided pursuant to this paragraph.

3. Notifications pursuant to this Section shall be given no later than five working days after each such change occurs and shall include:

(A) The previously notified levels of holdings;

(B) The amount by which the notified levels have changed;

(C) The new levels of holdings; and

(D) The effective date of the change.

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SECTION XVII. INFORMATION ON AUTHORIZATION TO MAKE USE OF A STATE PARTY’S HEADROOM

1. Each State Party with territory in the area of application shall notify all other States Parties of the entitlement authorised for use by another State Party of the headroom between its national holdings of battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles and artillery on its territory and its territorial ceiling in those categories. Such notification shall be provided no later than the effective date of the authorisation and shall specify the maximum headroom authorised for use by a State Party, the start date and the effective duration of the authorisation. The notifying State Party shall update its notification if it modifies the authorisation.

2. The total number of battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles or artillery set out in an authorisation shall not exceed, in any of these categories, the amount of headroom not already taken up by all extant authorisations for any period of time.

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SECTION XVIII. INFORMATION WHEN A TERRITORIAL CEILING OR A TERRITORIAL SUBCEILING IS TEMPORARILY EXCEEDED

1. Each State Party with territory within the area of application shall notify all other States Parties whenever its territorial ceiling or territorial subceiling is temporarily exceeded in accordance with Article VII of this Treaty.

2. Each State Party which participates with its battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles or artillery in an activity that results in exceeding either another State Party’s territorial ceiling or territorial subceiling or its own territorial subceiling shall notify all other States Parties.

3. Where a territorial ceiling or a territorial subceiling is exceeded as a result of a military exercise:

(A) The State Party on whose territory the military exercise is to be conducted shall notify all other States Parties no later than 42 days in advance of the date a territorial ceiling or a territorial subceiling is to be exceeded of the following: the designation and the general purpose of the exercise; the participating States Parties; the date of the start of the exercise and its estimated duration; the total number of battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles or artillery involved in the exercise and the total number of battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles or artillery in excess of a territorial ceiling or a territorial subceiling; the dates of the beginning and of the end of that stage of the exercise during which a territorial ceiling or a territorial subceiling will remain exceeded; and the area of the exercise defined by geographic coordinates;

(B) Each State Party which participates in the exercise with its battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles or artillery shall notify all other States Parties no later than 42 days in advance of the date a territorial ceiling or territorial subceiling is to be exceeded of the total number of its battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles and artillery involved in the military exercise; where applicable, the location of the objects of verification of origin, the command element of origin, the designation of formations and units and unit record numbers; the area of deployment, defined by geographic coordinates, and estimated dates of arrival and departure of its battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles or artillery; and additional explanatory information;

(C) No later than the date a territorial ceiling or a territorial subceiling is exceeded, the notifications pursuant to subparagraphs (A) and (B) of this paragraph shall be updated if there is any change to the data notified 42 days in advance;

(D) Where a State Party exceeds its own territorial subceiling, all notifications pursuant to this paragraph shall be provided by that State Party;

(E) If a territorial ceiling or a territorial subceiling is to remain exceeded for more than 42 days, as soon as possible but no later than on day 43 after a territorial ceiling or a territorial subceiling has been exceeded:

(1) The State Party whose territorial ceiling or territorial subceiling is exceeded shall provide notification of the purpose and estimated duration of the exceeding; the States Parties involved in the exceeding; the total number of battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles or artillery in excess of a territorial ceiling or a territorial subceiling; and the area of deployment defined by geographic coordinates; and

(2) Each State Party which participates in the temporary deployment with its battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles or artillery shall provide notification of the total number of its battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles and artillery and the area of deployment defined by geographic coordinates;

(F) Each State Party shall provide notification whenever a cumulative increase of 30 battle tanks, 30 armoured combat vehicles, or 10 pieces of artillery to the numbers previously notified pursuant to subparagraph (A) or (B) of this paragraph occurs. Such notification shall be given no later than five days after such an increase occurs.

4. Where a territorial ceiling or a territorial subceiling is exceeded as a result of temporary deployment:

(A) The State Party whose territorial ceiling or territorial subceiling is exceeded shall provide notification to all other States Parties:

(1) No later than the date a territorial ceiling or a territorial subceiling is exceeded, the date of exceeding; the designation of the operation, its purpose and estimated duration; the States Parties involved; the total number of battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles or artillery in excess of a territorial ceiling or a territorial subceiling; and the area of deployment;

(2) No later than 21 days after the date a territorial ceiling or a territorial subceiling is exceeded a notification to update the information pursuant to sub-subparagraph (1) of this paragraph including the area of deployment defined by geographic coordinates shall be issued; and

(3) Whenever the numbers of temporarily deployed battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles or artillery in excess of the corresponding territorial ceiling exceed the levels of 153 battle tanks or 241 armoured combat vehicles or 140 pieces of artillery;

(B) The State Party which deploys battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles or artillery in excess of a territorial ceiling or a territorial subceiling shall notify all other States Parties:

(1) No later than the date a territorial ceiling or a territorial subceiling is exceeded, of the total number of its battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles and artillery in excess of a territorial ceiling or a territorial subceiling and the area of deployment; and

(2) No later than 21 days after the date a territorial ceiling or a territorial subceiling is exceeded, of the purpose and anticipated duration of the temporary deployment, the total number of its battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles and artillery involved, the area of deployment defined by geographic coordinates, and where applicable, the objects of verification, their locations and the command element of origin, and the designation of formations and units and unit record numbers;

(C) Subsequent updates shall be provided every 90 days until a territorial ceiling or a territorial subceiling is no longer exceeded;

(D) Each State Party shall provide notification whenever a cumulative increase of 30 battle tanks, 30 armoured combat vehicles, or 10 pieces of artillery occurs in addition to the numbers previously notified by that State Party pursuant to subparagraph (A), (B) or (C) of this paragraph. Such notification shall be given no later than five days after such an increase occurs;

(E) Where a State Party exceeds its own territorial subceiling, all notifications pursuant to this paragraph shall be provided by that State Party.

5. The State Party whose territorial ceiling or territorial subceiling has been exceeded as a result of a military exercise or as a result of a temporary deployment shall notify all other States Parties whenever the numbers of battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles and artillery present on its territory no longer exceed its territorial ceiling or territorial subceiling.

6. If a territorial ceiling is exceeded at or below the levels of 153 battle tanks, 241 armoured combat vehicles or 140 pieces of artillery, such armaments and equipment shall not be subject to information exchange pursuant to paragraph 4, subparagraph (A), sub-subparagraph (2), paragraph 4, subparagraph (B), sub-subparagraph (2), and paragraph 4, subparagraph (C), of this Section if all of those armaments and equipment are properly declared at their actual temporary location on the territory of another State Party in the information exchange pursuant to Section VII, paragraph (1), subparagraph (A), of this Protocol and thereafter in each annual information exchange.

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SECTION XIX. INFORMATION ON ARMOURED PERSONNEL CARRIER AMBULANCES

1. Without prejudice to the principle that armoured ambulances shall not be subject to Treaty limitations, annually each State Party shall provide, on the 15th day of December, all other States Parties with information on the overall holdings of armoured personnel carrier ambulances and locations containing more than 18 armoured personnel carrier ambulances.

SECTION XX. INFORMATION IN THE CASE OF AN OPERATION IN SUPPORT OF PEACE 

1. Each State Party which deploys battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles or artillery on the territory of another State Party for an operation in support of peace in accordance with Article V, paragraph 2, of the Treaty shall, no later than five days after the start of the deployment of its battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles or artillery, provide information on the mandate, anticipated duration and designation of the operation, the total number of its battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles and artillery involved in the operation and the command authority under which they operate; the objects of verification and command element of origin, where applicable; and the intended territory of destination of the armaments and equipment within the area of application.

2. Subsequent updates shall be provided by each State Party issuing notification pursuant to paragraph 1 of this Section every 90 days until the end of the operation and the complete withdrawal of the armaments and equipment involved.

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SECTION XXI. FORMAT FOR THE PROVISION OF INFORMATION

1. Each State Party shall provide to all other States Parties the information specified in this Protocol in accordance with the procedures set forth in Article XVII of the Treaty and the Annex on Format. In accordance with Article XVI, paragraph 5, of the Treaty, changes to the Annex on Format shall be deemed improvements to the viability and effectiveness of the Treaty relating only to minor matters of a technical nature.

SECTION XXII. OTHER NOTIFICATIONS PURSUANT TO THE TREATY

1. The Joint Consultative Group shall develop a document relating to notifications required by the Treaty. Such document shall list all such notifications, specifying those that shall be made in accordance with Article XVII of the Treaty, and shall include appropriate formats, as necessary, for such notifications. In accordance with Article XVI, paragraph 5, of the Treaty, changes to this document, including any formats, shall be deemed to be improvements to the viability and effectiveness of the Treaty relating only to minor matters of a technical nature.

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ANNEX ON THE FORMAT FOR THE EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION

1. Each State Party shall provide to all other States Parties information pursuant to the Protocol on Information Exchange, hereinafter referred to as the Protocol, in accordance with the formats specified in this Annex. The information in each data listing shall be provided in written form supplemented by an electronic data version on diskette in the agreed format. The written text in one of the six official languages of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe shall be the official version. In each table (column a), each data entry shall be assigned a sequential line number.

2. Each set of listings shall begin with a cover page showing the name of the State Party providing the listings, the language in which the listings are being provided, the date on which the listings are to be exchanged and the effective date of the information set forth in the listings. The cover page shall be followed by a table of contents, a list of abbreviations used, an index showing the relation between unit record number, Chart and page, Charts I to VI as specified in this Annex, a list of annual notifications, a list of standing diplomatic clearance numbers, complete updated list of inspectors and transport crew members, if applicable, and additional related information to include a list of officially recognised holidays.

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SECTION I. INFORMATION ON THE STRUCTURE OF LAND FORCES AND AIR AND AIR DEFENCE AVIATION FORCES WITHIN THE AREA OF APPLICATION

1. Pursuant to Section I of the Protocol, each State Party shall provide information on the command organisation of its land forces, including air defence formations and units subordinated at or below the military district or equivalent level, and air and air defence aviation forces in the form of two separate hierarchical data listings as set forth in Chart I.

2. The data listings shall be provided beginning at the highest level and proceeding through each level of command down to the level of brigade/regiment, independent battalion, and wing/air regiment, independent squadron or their equivalent. Each designated permanent storage site, military storage site, independent repair and maintenance unit, military training establishment and military airfield shall be included. For example, a military district/army/corps could be followed by any subordinate independent regiments, independent battalions, depots, training establishments, then each subordinate division with its regiments/independent battalions. After all the subordinate organisations are listed, entries shall begin for the next military district/army/corps. An identical procedure shall be followed for air and air defence aviation forces.

(A) Each organisation shall be identified (column b) by a unique designator (i.e., formation or unit record number) which shall be used on subsequent listings with that organisation and for all subsequent information exchanges; its national designation (i.e., name) (column c); and, in the case of divisions, brigades/regiments, independent battalions, and wings/air regiments, independent squadrons or equivalent organisations, where appropriate, the formation or unit type (e.g., infantry, tank, artillery, fighter, bomber, supply); and

(B) For each organisation, the two levels of command within the area of application immediately superior to that organisation shall be designated (columns d and e).

CHART I: COMMAND ORGANISATION OF THE LAND FORCES AND AIR AND AIR DEFENCE AVIATION FORCES OF (State Party) VALID AS OF (date)

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SECTION II. INFORMATION ON THE OVERALL HOLDINGS IN EACH CATEGORY OF CONVENTIONAL ARMAMENTS AND EQUIPMENT LIMITED BY THE TREATY AND ON THE OVERALL HOLDINGS OF CERTAIN CONVENTIONAL ARMAMENTS AND EQUIPMENT SUBJECT TO THE TREATY 

1. Pursuant to Section II, paragraph 1, subparagraphs (A) and (B), of the Protocol, each State Party shall provide data on its overall holdings by type of battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles and artillery (Chart IIA) subject to the numerical limitations set forth in the Protocol on National Ceilings, and the number by types of those overall holdings countable against any of the limits set forth in the Protocol on Territorial Ceilings (column b), and on its overall holdings by type of combat aircraft and attack helicopters (Chart IIB) subject to the numerical limitations set forth in the Protocol on National Ceilings) (column b) and pursuant to Section II, paragraph 1, subparagraph (C), the number of those holdings located on the territory of each State Party.

2. Data on armoured combat vehicles shall include the total numbers of heavy armament combat vehicles, armoured infantry fighting vehicles and armoured personnel carriers, and their number (column f/e) and type (column e/d) in each of these sub-categories (column d/c).

3. In the case of battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles and artillery stored in accordance with Article X of the Treaty, the total of such armaments and equipment in designated permanent storage sites shall be specified (column g).

4. Pursuant to Section II, paragraph 1, subparagraph (D), of this Protocol, each State Party shall provide data (Chart IIC) on its overall holdings by type of:

(A) Armoured vehicle launched bridges (columns a to d);

(B) Armoured infantry fighting vehicles held by organisations designed and structured to perform in peacetime internal security functions (columns a to d);

(C) Battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles, artillery, combat aircraft and attack helicopters having been decommissioned and awaiting disposal (columns a to d); and

(D) Mi-24R and Mi-24K helicopters (columns a to d).

CHART IIA: OVERALL HOLDINGS OF BATTLE TANKS, ARMOURED COMBAT VEHICLES AND ARTILLERY SUBJECT TO NUMERICAL LIMITATION OF (State Party) VALID AS OF (date)

CHART IIB: OVERALL HOLDINGS OF COMBAT AIRCRAFT AND ATTACK HELICOPTERS SUBJECT TO NUMERICAL LIMITATION OF (State Party) VALID AS OF (date)

CHART IIC: OVERALL HOLDINGS OF CERTAIN CONVENTIONAL ARMAMENTS AND EQUIPMENT SUBJECT TO THE TREATY OF  (State Party) VALID AS OF (date)

CHART IID: INFORMATION ON AGGREGATE NUMBER OF PERSONNEL PROVIDED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION IV, PARAGRAPH 1 OF THE CONCLUDING ACT OF THE NEGOTIATION ON PERSONNEL STRENGTH OF CONVENTIONAL ARMED FORCES IN EUROPE OF (State Party) VALID AS OF (date)

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SECTION III. INFORMATION ON THE LOCATION, NUMBERS AND TYPES OF CONVENTIONAL ARMAMENTS AND EQUIPMENT IN SERVICE WITH THE CONVENTIONAL ARMED FORCES

1. Each State Party shall provide a hierarchical data listing of all its land forces’ and air and air defence aviation forces’ organisations reported pursuant to Section III, paragraph 1, of the Protocol, formations and units reported pursuant to Section III, paragraph 2, of the Protocol and installations at which conventional armaments and equipment are held as specified in Section III, paragraph 3, of the Protocol.

2. For each organisation and installation, the information shall reflect:

(A) The formation or unit record number (column b) and designation of the organisation (column c) reported in Chart I. Separately located battalions/squadrons specified pursuant to paragraph 1 of this Section, formations and units reported pursuant to Section III, paragraph 2, of the Protocol and installations listed in accordance with Section III, paragraph 3, of the Protocol shall also be given a unique formation or unit record number (column b), and their national designation (i.e., name) (column c) shall be provided. Their position on the listing shall reflect their subordination with the exception of formations and units reported pursuant to Section III, paragraph 2, of the Protocol, which shall be specified together at the conclusion of the listing:

(1) Designated permanent storage sites shall be identified with the notation "DPSS" following the national designation; and

(2) Reduction sites shall be identified with the notation "reduction" following the national designation;

(B) Location (column d), including the State Party and territory with a subceiling, geographic name and coordinates accurate to the nearest 10 seconds;

(C) For each level of command from the highest down to the division/air division level, the overall total of conventional armaments and equipment in each category (columns f to m/1). For example, the overall total held by a division would be the sum of the holdings of all its subordinate organisations; and

(D) For each level of command at the division level and below as specified in paragraph 1 of this Section, the number of conventional armaments and equipment by type under the headings specified in Charts IIIA and IIIB (columns f to m/n). In the armoured combat vehicle column in Chart IIIA (column g), the sub-categories (i.e., armoured personnel carriers, armoured infantry fighting vehicles, heavy armament combat vehicles) shall be presented separately. In the attack helicopter column (column k/i), the sub-categories (i.e., specialised attack, multi-purpose attack) shall be presented separately. The column (1) labelled "other" in Chart IIIB shall include battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles, artillery, armoured personnel carrier look-alikes, armoured infantry fighting vehicle look-alikes, and armoured vehicle launched bridges, if any, in service with the air and air defence aviation forces.

CHART IIIA. INFORMATION ON THE LOCATION, NUMBERS AND TYPES OF CONVENTIONAL ARMAMENTS AND EQUIPMENT PROVIDED PURSUANT TO SECTION III OF THE PROTOCOL ON INFORMATION EXCHANGE OF (State Party) VALID AS OF (date)

CHART IIIB: INFORMATION ON THE LOCATION, NUMBERS AND TYPES OF CONVENTIONAL ARMAMENTS AND EQUIPMENT PROVIDED PURSUANT TO SECTION III OF THE PROTOCOL ON INFORMATION EXCHANGE OF (State Party) VALID AS OF (date)

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SECTION IV. INFORMATION ON CONVENTIONAL ARMAMENTS AND EQUIPMENT NOT IN SERVICE WITH THE CONVENTIONAL ARMED FORCES PROVIDED PURSUANT TO SECTION IV OF THE PROTOCOL ON INFORMATION EXCHANGE

1. Pursuant to Section IV of the Protocol, each State Party shall provide information on the location, number and type of its battle tanks, armoured combat vehicles, artillery, combat aircraft and attack helicopters within the area of application but not in service with its conventional armed forces.

2. For each location, the information shall reflect:

(A) The provision of Section IV of the Protocol pursuant to which the information is being provided (column b);

(B) The location (column c):

(1) In respect of conventional armaments and equipment reported pursuant to Section IV, paragraph 1, subparagraph (A), sub-subparagraphs (1), (3) and (5), of the Protocol, the geographic name and coordinates accurate to the nearest 10 seconds of sites containing such armaments and equipment; and

(2) In respect of conventional armaments and equipment reported pursuant to Section IV, paragraph 1, subparagraph (A), sub-subparagraph (2), of the Protocol, and the national designation of the administrative region or division containing such armaments and equipment;

(C) In respect of conventional armaments and equipment reported pursuant to Section IV, paragraph 1, subparagraph (A), sub-subparagraphs (1) and (2), of the Protocol, the national-level designation of organisations holding the armaments and equipment specified (column c); and

(D) For each location, the number by type under the headings specified in Chart IV (columns d to i), except as follows:

In respect of conventional armaments and equipment reported pursuant to Section IV, paragraph 1, subparagraph (A), sub-subparagraph (2), of the Protocol, only the numbers in each category shall be provided solely for the administrative region or division specified (column c).

CHART IV: INFORMATION ON THE LOCATION OF CONVENTIONAL ARMAMENTS AND EQUIPMENT PROVIDED PURSUANT TO SECTION IV OF THE PROTOCOL ON INFORMATION EXCHANGE OF (State Party) VALID AS OF (date)

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SECTION V. INFORMATION ON OBJECTS OF VERIFICATION AND DECLARED SITES

1. Pursuant to Section V of the Protocol, each State Party shall provide a listing of its objects of verification and declared sites, as defined in Section I of the Protocol on Inspection. Declared sites (Chart V) shall be listed in alphabetical order and by State Party and, where applicable, by territory with a subceiling.

2. Information about each declared site shall include:

(A) A unique designator (i.e., declared site record number) (column b) which shall be used with that site for all subsequent information exchanges;

(B) The site’s name and location using geographic name and coordinates accurate to the nearest 10 seconds (column c);

(C) The point(s) of entry/exit associated with the declared site (column d);

(D) A unique sequential number and the designation and formation or unit record number of all objects of verification stationed at the declared site as specified in Section III of this Annex (column e). Unique sequential numbers shall be assigned such that the number assigned to the last object of verification appearing in the listing shall equal the State Party’s total number of objects of verification; and

(E) The overall number of conventional armaments and equipment in each category specified in Section III of the Protocol held at the declared site and by each object of verification (columns f to p) and specifying, in addition:

(1) Conventional armaments and equipment held in each category on the declared site belonging to an object of verification located at another declared site, specifying the designation and formation or unit record number of each such object of verification (column e); and

(2) Conventional armaments and equipment not belonging to an object of verification shall be identified with the following notations immediately following/below each such entry in columns f to p:

(a) Armaments and equipment held by organisations designed and structured to perform in peacetime internal security functions, with the notation "security";

(b) Decommissioned armaments and equipment, with the notation "decommissioned";

(c) Armaments and equipment awaiting or being refurbished for export or re-export, with the notation "export";

(d) Reduced armaments and equipment awaiting conversion, with the notation "reduced"; and

(e) Armaments and equipment used exclusively for research and development, with the notation "research."

3. The last entry in Chart V shall indicate the passive declared sites inspection quota of the State Party for the following Treaty year.

Charts associated with Article 26

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