Search

 

Cablegate: Blue Lantern Post-Shipment End-Use Check On

VZCZCXYZ0000
RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHBO #8029 3171833
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 131833Z NOV 07
FM AMEMBASSY BOGOTA
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 0083

UNCLAS BOGOTA 008029

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

SLUG FOR: PM/DTCC - BLUE LANTERN COORDINATOR

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETTC KOMC CO
SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN POST-SHIPMENT END-USE CHECK ON
LICENSE 05-993622

REF: A. STATE 117778

B. STITZIEL-NATHAN 9OCT07 UNCLASS EMAIL

1. After follow-up with the Department to obtain
clarification on ref A, on November 8 Econoff and MilGroup
Army Officer confirmed the purchase by the Colombian Army of
285 AN/PVS17 (M971) Mini Night Vision Gen III Omnivus V Type
MX 101060 Night Vision Devices (NVDs) from Nightline, Inc. of
Miami Florida exported under license No. 05-993622.

2. Colonel Luis Medina, Director of the Small Arms Office of
the Colombian Army, confirmed the Colombian Army's purchase
of 285 NVDs referred to in refs A and B. He verified the
following:
-57 NVDs with serial numbers 2147-2161, 2163-2203 and 2104
were received by the Colombian Army on June 23, 2007 and are
in use by the Colombian Army;
28 NVDs with serial numbers 2118-2140, 2142 and 2146 were
received by the Colombian Army on June 23, 2007 and are in
use by the Colombian Army;
100 NVDs with serial numbers 2018-2117 were received by the
Colombian Army on December 6, 2006 and are in use by the
Colombian Army, and;
100 NVDs with serial numbers 1923-1925, 1938-1945, 1950-1951,
1954-1955, 1964-1977, 1982-1983, 1986-1987, 1992, 1996-2001,
1918-1922, 1926-1937, 1946-1949, 1952-1953, 1956-1963,
1978-1981, 1984-1985, 1988-1991, 1993-1995, 2002-2017 were
received by the Colombian Army on December 6, 2006 and are in
use by the Colombian Army.

Brownfield

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
World Headlines

 

UN Rights Office On Syria: The “Monstrous Annihilation” Of Eastern Ghouta

Since the Syrian Government and their allies escalated their offensive against opposition-held Eastern Ghouta on 4 February, there have been more than 1,200 civilian casualties, including at least 346 killed and 878 injured, mostly in airstrikes hitting residential areas... Ninety-two of these civilian deaths allegedly occurred in just one 13-hour period on Monday. More>>

ALSO:

Cyclone Gita: 70% Of Tonga Population Affected

The full scale of destruction is beginning to emerge from Tonga in the aftermath of the severe tropical cyclone Gita. Around 50,000 people, or almost 70% of the country’s population, have been affected, a third of whom are children. More>>

ALSO:


Gita: Samoas Clean Up After Being Swamped By Cyclone

Apia in the wake of Gita Photo: Rudy Bartley The clean up is continuing in the two Samoas after Tropical Cyclone Gita hit on Saturday morning. More>>

ALSO:

Grand Coalition : Germany's two main political parties set to govern under Angela Merkel.

The liberal-conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) negotiated through the night in a marathon final push to nail down an agreement. More>>


80 Passengers: Kiribati Ferry Disaster

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) are working with the Government of Kiribati to support children, families and communities affected by the recent Butiraoi ferry disaster. More>>

ALSO:

Campbell On: the US demonising of Iran

Satan may not exist, but the Evil One has always been a handy tool for priests and politicians alike. Currently, Iran is the latest bogey conjured up by Washington to (a) justify its foreign policy interventions and (b) distract attention from its foreign policy failures. More

ALSO: