On December 16, 2016, the Directorate of Defense Trade Control (DDTC) posted an Industry Notice which stated:

New Forms and Batch Common Schema (12.16.16) In support of Federal Register Notices 81 FR 83126, 81 FR 870340 and 81 FR 49531 licensing forms DSP-5, -61, -73, and -85, and the batch Common Schema have been upgraded to accommodate the additions and revisions to USML Categories VIII, XII, XIII, XIV, XV, XVIII, and XIX. Beginning January 3, 2017, DTrade users must use version 9.3 for the DSP-5, DSP-61 and DSP-73 forms, version 3.2 for the DSP-85, and version 7.6 for the Common Schema to submit license applications.

Earlier versions of these forms and schema will automatically be rejected by the system beginning on January 3, 2017.

The DTrade application will be unavailable to industry from 6:00PM December 30, 2016 until 7:00AM January 3, 2017 for scheduled system maintenance.