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

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TEL AVIV FOR MICHAEL C. KEAYS
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SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: PRE-LICENSE END-USE CHECK
ON APPLICATION 05-050096164

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 05-050096164 for the
export of defense hardware to Israel. 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: Watchlisted Foreign Intermediate
Consignee was the subject of two previous unfavorable Blue
Lanterns in which unresolved discrepancies were noted in the
quantities of United States Munitions List (USML) items
ordered by the Israel Ministry of Defense.

4. Action: Department requests that Post verify the bona
fides of Mel Sivan in the proposed transaction. Emphasize
that the unauthorized re-export or retransfer of USML items
is strictly prohibited. Department further requests that
Post determine whether or not the Israel Ministry of Defense
ordered the listed items for the purpose stated on the
application.

End Action Request.

5. Details of license application:

DTC Case: 05-050096164

QUANTITY/COMMODITY:

2 Amplifiers CTT P/N 9700A07200

License Value: USD $4,040.

SELLER:

CTT Inc.
241 East Java Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94089


FOREIGN INTERMEDIATE CONSIGNEE:

Mel Sivan
c/o Zipi Freda
3 Harbarzel Street
Tel Aviv, 69710
IS
Fax: 972-3-6471466
Email: freda@mel-sivan.co.il
or zipi@mel-sivan.co.il

FOREIGN CONSIGNEES:

ELISRA
48 Mivtza Kadesh Street
Bene Beraq 51203
IS
Tel: 972-3-6175646
Fax: 972-3-5706454

END-USER:

Ministry of Defense
Israel

PURPOSE:

These amplifiers will be assembled into NS-9003 systems
(ELISRA Electronic Warfare Self-Protection Systems) and the
NS-9003 will be installed onboard missile boats SAAR 4 & 5
Class.

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

-- ELISRA Purchase Order No. 56-019594 dated 19 November 07

-- End-Use/End-User Certificate from ELISRA dated 26 March
2008

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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