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Cablegate: Blue Lantern Level 3: Post-Shipment End-Use Check

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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHLI #0725 0791523
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 201523Z MAR 07
FM AMEMBASSY LISBON
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 5695

UNCLAS LISBON 000725

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

DEPARTMENT FOR STITZIEL

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETTC KOMC PO
SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: POST-SHIPMENT END-USE CHECK
ON LICENSES 05-952997,05-969376,AND 05-969386.

REF: 06 STATE 124547

Per reftel instructions, Embassy Lisbon requested written
confirmation that the Portuguese National Armaments
Directorate has received and is using the Night Vision
Devices (NVDs) in accordance with licenses 05-952997,
05-969376, and 05-969386. Col. Edward Brito Coelho confirmed
the receipt of all of the NVDs listed and reported that
inventory records show the following distributions:

- License 05-952997: 13 units AN/PVS-7 were received by the
Portuguese Navy -- six remain in the warehouse while the rest
were distributed for use in the field.

- License 05-969376: 16 Units AN/PVS-14 were received by the
Portuguese Navy -- eleven remain in the warehouse and the
others were distributed for use in the field.

- License 05-969386: 68 Units AN/PVS-14 were received by the
Portuguese Army and are under the control of the Materiel and
Transportation Directorate (DMT).
Hoffman

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