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

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETTC SP KOMC
SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: POST-SHIPMENT END-USE CHECK
ON LICENSE 05-050011090

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 post-shipment end-use check on license number 05-050011090
for the export of defense hardware to Spain. Post is
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: Diversion concerns; to confirm that
commodity was actually received by the end-user.

4. Action Madrid: Department requests that Post make
inquiries to identify and verify the role of all foreign
parties involved in this transaction, confirm the bona fides
of EADS CASA as a responsible recipient of United States
Munitions List (USML) items, and remind them that the
unauthorized re-export or retransfer of USML items is
strictly prohibited. Department further requests that Post
determine whether or not the Service of Maritime Rescue and
Safety (SASEMAR), Spanish Ministry of Defense placed an order
for and received the below-listed items for the purpose
stated on the application.

End Action Request.


5. Details of license application:

DTC Case: 05-050011090

QUANTITY/COMMODITY:

4 AN/ARC-210(V) MT-4935 Receiver-Transmitter Mount (Mounting
Tray) Electrical Equipment Mounting Base

4 AN/ARC-210(V) 835Z-1 High Pass Filter

License Value: USD $10,132.

SELLER:

Rockwell Collins, Inc.
400 Collins Road
Cedar Rapids, IA 52498


FOREIGN CONSIGNEE:

Alfredo Rodriguez Alcaras, Subdirector de Materiales
Silverio Ros Candeira, Director de Materiales
EADS CASA, Sociedad Unipersonal
Avenida De Aragon, 404
Madrid 28022
Spain
Tel: 91-585-70-00
Fax: 91-585-70-82


FOREIGN END-USER:

Service of Maritime Rescue and Safety (SASEMAR)
Spanish Ministry of Defense
Spain


PURPOSE:

The equipment will be installed in the CN235 platform for the
end user.

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

- Purchase Order #E 9037452 ZS/End-User Statement from EADS
CASA dated 30 August 2005
- Shipping Invoice #8340828 from Rockwell Collins dated 28
July 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 Post's assistance in this
matter.
RICE

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