FN6.   The exceptions and exclusions in the OFAC Regulations and the ITAR are particularly complex.  However, since most academic travel involves neither travel to OFAC-embargoed destinations nor military-type technologies subject to the ITAR controls, this Note does not provide guidance on the exceptions and exclusions in the OFAC Regulations or the ITAR.   Academic travelers who face these unique situations should consult their institution’s export control compliance officer or legal counsel to ensure compliance with these rules.  For example, U.S. scholars who use advanced global positioning system (GPS) equipment in their research that involves quartz rate sensors (which are also often used in missile and rocket targeting systems) should carefully consider the ITAR implications of their work outside the United States.