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

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LONDON FOR OLIVER J.MOSS
RIYADH FOR JOEL T. WIEGERT
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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETTC SA UK KOMC
SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: POST-SHIPMENT END-USE CHECK
ON LICENSE 05-1014531

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 Posts' assistance in conducting
a post-shipment end-use check on license number 05-1014531
for the export of defense hardware to Saudi Arabia. Posts
are requested to complete this Blue Lantern inquiry within 45
days. Lack of response to a Blue Lantern inquiry will affect
pending and future licenses involving parties to this license.

3. Reason for request: To substantiate the bona fides of
foreign consignee.

4. Action London: Department requests that Post make
inquiries to assess G.I.K. International Trade Limited's
reliability as a recipient of United States Munitions List
(USML) items. Conduct a site visit in order to assess the
company's operations, reliability, and on-site security. If a
site visit is not possible, please inform PM/DTCC case
officer. Reiterate that unauthorized re-exporting and
retransfer of USML items is strictly prohibited. The
following questions provide suggested guidance:

- Please confirm an order that was shipped under license
05-1014531.

- How long has your company been in the business of
importing and selling defense articles? What other products
are sold by your company?

- Are you familiar with the restrictions against the
unauthorized re-export or retransfer of U.S.-origin defense
articles?

- Who are your regular customers and where are they located?

Action Riyadh: Department requests that Post determine
whether or not the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia General Authority
of Civil Aviation received the below-listed items, and that
they are being used for the purpose stated on the license.

End Action Request.

5. Details of license application:

DTC Case: 05-1014531

QUANTITY/COMMODITY:

4 F-2938 Klystrons and Test Data in Accordance with the
Attached Data Sheet and ITT's Part No. 2370751

License Value: USD $108,000.00

SELLER:

Triton Services, Inc.
Electron Technology Division
3100 Charlotte Avenue
Easton, PA 18045
Tel: (610)252-7331

FOREIGN (INTERMEDIATE) CONSIGNEE:

Fast Forwarders
4 Skyport Drive
Harmondsworth, Middlesex
UB7 OLB

Ian Morrison
G.I.K. International Trade Limited
Larkrise 5 Manor Walk, Weybridge Part
Weybridge, Surrey KT13 8SD
England
Tel: 44-01932-856243/843099 (Eve)
Telex: 911599 HEMGIK G.
Fax: 44-01932-856244
Mobile: 07768 361540
Email: gik@btinternet.com

FOREIGN END-USER:

Mohamed Basharahil,
Tech Coordinator (OKL)
ANSS V11 Project
Director - General
General Authority of Civil Aviation
Airways Engineering
P.O.Box 15441
Postal Code 21444
Jeddah
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

PURPOSE:

For use in ITT TACAN 9946 Dual Transmitter.


6. Submitted in support of the license application were the
following documents (PM/DTCC will fax documentation to Posts
upon request):

- End User Certificate from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to
G.I.K. International Trade Ltd dated 20 January 2007 (REF:
P.O. No. 81265A)

- Official Purchase Order No. 3260 from G.I.K.
International Trade Ltd. to Triton Services, Inc. dated 08
May 2006


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 Posts' assistance in this
matter.
RICE

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