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Cablegate: Extrancheck: Pre-License Check: Kbp, Tula,

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHMO #0028 0091148
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 091148Z JAN 08
FM AMEMBASSY MOSCOW
TO RUCPDOC/USDOC WASHDC PRIORITY
INFO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 6061
RHMFIUU/US CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS MOSCOW 000028

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

USDOC FOR 532/OEA/MHAMES/LRITTER
USDOC FOR 3150/USFCS/OIO/CEENIS/MCOSTA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: BEXP ETRD ETTC RS
SUBJECT: EXTRANCHECK: PRE-LICENSE CHECK: KBP, TULA,
RUSSIA, LICENSE NO. D385646

REFTEL: USDOC 09562


1. Unauthorized disclosure of the information provided
below is prohibited by Section 12C of the Export
Administration Act.

2. Reftel requested a Pre-license check to determine
the legitimacy and reliability of the end-user, KBP
Instrument Design Bureau, Tula, Russia. The company is
listed on BIS license application D385646 as the
ultimate consignee of PCB Router Software Design L
Package; AVD Option to Base Allegro PCB Router
Software; DFM Option to Base Allegro PCB Router
Software; HP Option to Base Allegro Software; and
maintenance and support of allegro software. These
items are controlled for missile technology and anti-
terrorism reasons under ECCN 3D991. The licensee is
Cadence Design Systems Inc., 270 Billerica Road,
Chelmsford, MA 01824.

3. On December 21, 2007, Export Control Attache Peter
Liston and FSN Natalya Shipitsina conducted the
requested pre-license check at the offices of KBP
Instrument Design Bureau, Scheglovskaya zaseka, Tula,
Russia. The export control team met with Gennady
Kolesnikov, Head of Medical Equipment Department.

4. The KBP Instrument Design Bureau is one of the
leading design companies in the Russian defense
industry. It has developed over 140 models of weapons
and military equipment, which were put into series
production and introduced in service with the Russian
Army. At present KBP represents a high-capacity
research and production center that creates the state-
of-the-art precision-guided weapons. Technical
solutions embodied in the KBP developments incorporate
over 5000 inventions.

KBP carries out the development of weapon systems
along the following lines:

antitank missile systems and assault armaments;
weapon systems for main battle tanks and lightly
armored vehicles;
guided artillery projectiles and guided missile
systems;
short-range air defense systems;
gun armament and associated ammunition;
combat small arms;
hunting and sporting guns.

5. KBP Instrument Design Bureau has gained extensive
experience in the development and production of
conversion products based on dual technologies. This
refers, mainly, to quantum electronics.
Following the recommendations of the leading Russian
medical laser experts, KBP has designed a new
generation of Lancet laser surgical devices with the
parameters surpassing foreign counterparts.

6. The Cadence Design Systems Inc. software package
subject to the above state license is intended for use
by KBP Instrument Design Bureau in the design of
medical equipment for laser surgery, which is
consistent with the subject's business.

7. Recommendations: Post recommends KBP, Tula, Russia,
as reliable recipients of sensitive U.S. origin
commodities. It is requested that post be notified of
final disposition of the application, and of any
shipments for this organization in order to conduct
appropriate FCS follow-up and statistical reporting.
(FCS MOSCOW/JKITSON/PLISTON)
BURNS

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