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Cablegate: Blue Lantern Level 3: Pre-License End-Use Check

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SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: PRE-LICENSE END-USE CHECK
ON APPLICATION 05-050079910

REF: 2006 BLUE LANTERN GUIDEBOOK

1.This is an Action Request. See paragraphs 2-4.

2. The Department's Office of Defense Trade Controls
Compliance (PM/DTCC) requests Post's assistance in conducting
a pre-license check on application 05-050079910 for the
export of defense hardware to France. Post is requested to
complete this Blue Lantern inquiry within 30 days. Lack of
response to a Blue Lantern inquiry will affect pending and
future licenses involving parties to this license.

3. Reason for request: Foreign Consignee INEO Defense ELG
and End-User Centre d'Electronique de L'armement (CELAR) are
unfamiliar foreign parties.

4. Action Request: Department requests that Post review
documentation and conduct a site visit to establish the bona
fides of INEO Defense ELG as a responsible recipient of
United States Munitions List (USML) items. Emphasize that
the unauthorized re-export or retransfer of USML items is
strictly prohibited. Department further requests that Post
seek further information about the specific end-user(s) and
end-use of the exported items (e.g., government or
commercial) and clarify the type of research that is being
conducted.

End Action Request.

5. Details of license application:

DTC Case: 05-050079910

QUANTITY/COMMODITY:

2 DS-1432 Synthesizer 8.5-15.5 GHz

Unclassified Technical Data

License Value: USD $151,100.

SELLER:

Herley-CTI, Inc.
9 Whippany Road
Whippany, NJ 07981

FOREIGN INTERMEDIATE CONSIGNEE:

UPS Espace Express
34 Boulevard Malesherbes
75008 Paris
France

FOREIGN CONSIGNEES:

INEO Defense ELG
90 Traverse Des Messugues
Sophia, Antipolis
06560 Valbonne
France
Tel: 33(0)4 92 96 28 28
Fax: 33(0)4 93 65 27 90
Website: www.elg.fr


Elexience
c/o Anita Squedin
9 Rue Des Petit-Ruisseaux BP 61
91371 Verrieres Le Buisson Cedex
France

END-USER:

Centre d'Electronique de L'armement (CELAR)
La Roche Marguerite 35174 Bruz
Cedex
France

PURPOSE:

For use in the COBRA NG (radar generator and simulator)
program in a test bench. The unit will be integrated in a 19
inch cabinet at CELAR for use in a lab.

6. Submitted in support of the license application was the
following document (PM/DTCC will fax documentation to Post
upon request):

-- End-Use/End-User Statement from INEO Defense ELG dated 18
November 2007 which references Elexience Purchase Order No.
A20702209 for Radar Signals Generator and Simulator.

7. Please slug reply for PM/DTCC - BLUE LANTERN COORDINATOR
and include the words "Blue Lantern" and the case number in
the subject line. POC is Rachael-Therese S. Joubert-Lin,
Phone: 202-663-2950; Email: JoubertLinRS@state.gov; SIPRNET:
JoubertLinRS@state.sgov.gov. The Blue Lantern Guidebook
(ref) is available as a PDF file in the Bunche Library's
E-Book Collection on the DOS Intranet:
http://buncheelectroniclibrary.state.gov/eboo ks/
BlueLanternGuidebook2006%20 final .pdf

8. Department is grateful for Post's assistance in this
matter.
RICE

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