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Cablegate: Preliminary Results of Blue Lantern Check On

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R 210917Z AUG 07
FM AMEMBASSY SINGAPORE
TO RUEHSM/AMEMBASSY STOCKHOLM 0075
RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 3807
INFO RUEHTV/AMEMBASSY TEL AVIV 0113
RUCPDOC/DEPT OF COMMERCE WASHDC
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHDC
RUEPINS/HQ BICE INTEL WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS SINGAPORE 001532

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

STATE FOR PM/DTTC BLUE LANTERN COORDINATOR
STOCKHOLM FOR HILTON

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETTC ETRD ECON KOMC SN
SUBJECT: PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF BLUE LANTERN CHECK ON
APPLICATION 05-050049989

REF: A. STATE 90996

B. STOCKHOLM 973
C. CLAUSEN - JOUBERT-LIN EMAILS

1. This message contains an action item for Embassy
Stockholm (para 3).

2. Post attempted to confirm the order listed reftel with
the Defense Science and Technology Agency (DSTA). (Note:
DSTA is a Singapore government statutory board that manages
acquisitions and research and development for the Ministry of
Defense). A DSTA representative told Econoff that it would
be impossible to confirm the order without the DSTA purchase
order number. Econoff relayed this information to PM/DTTC
(ref C). However, the DSTA purchase number was apparently
not included in the license application.

3. Action item: Post requests that Embassy Stockholm ask
Kockums AB Shipyard to provide the DSTA purchase order
associated with this transaction.

Visit Embassy Singapore's Classified website:
http://www.state.sgov.gov/p/eap/singapore/ind ex.cfm
HERBOLD

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