The UK government’s (Export Control Commission) online export licensing system. Using SPIRE, firms can apply for an export or trade licence for their activities and items if they require a licence for the wide range of “strategic” goods (such as security items, military goods, civilian products designed with a military use or purpose, firearms, police and paramilitary goods, radioactive sources and more). Firms can also use SPIRE to make a Ministry of Defence Form 680 application, Private Venture security grading or Exhibition Clearance applications. See https://www.spire.bis.gov.uk/spire/fox/espire/LOGIN/login

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