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

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SINGAPORE FOR ELIZABETH CROSSON
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E.O. 12958: N/A
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SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: PRE-LICENSE END-USE CHECK
ON APPLICATION 050097772

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 050097772 for the export
of F-16 engine parts to Indonesia via Singapore. Post is
requested to complete this Blue Lantern check within 30 days.
Lack of response to a Blue Lantern check will affect pending
and future licenses involving parties to this license.

3. Reason for request: Magtran International, unfamiliar
foreign consignee.

4. ACTION: Embassy is requested to make inquiries with
appropriate Magtran officials to determine if company ordered
the F-16 engine parts and that items will be used for the
purpose stated on the license. Department requests that
Embassy conduct a site visit to Magtran in order to provide
an assessment of its business operations, on-site security,
and general reliability as a recipient of United States
Munitions List (USML) items. Magtran POC is Lai Sew Pun,
TEL: 65-673-62550, reference Purchase Order # 001/PO/WA003
dated April 30, 2007. The following questions are offered as
suggested guidance with Magtran:

- Can Magtran provide documentation (e.g. purchase order,
contract, or letter of intent) from Indonesian Airforce
firmly establishing it as the end user of the items?

- What is Magtran's exact role in this transaction?

- Who are Magtran's main customers?

If a site visit is not possible, please inform PM/DTCC case
officer. End action.


5. Details of license application:

DTC Case: 050097772

QUANTITY/COMMODITY:

1 Constant speed drive (CSD) NSN: 1650-01-222-3790 P/N:
727429E

License Value: USD 97,000.00

SELLER:

Infinity Resources Corporation
181 Quercus Lane
Spring Branch, TX 78070

FOREIGN CONSIGNEE:

Magtran International Pte Ltd
272 River Valley Road
Singapore, Singapore 238315

FOREIGN END-USER:

Indonesian Airforce
Mabes Au, Cilangkap
Jakarta Timur, Indonesia

PURPOSE:

Spare parts for F-16 engine


6. Please slug reply for PM/DTCC - BLUE LANTERN COORDINATOR
and include the words "Blue Lantern" and the case number in
the subject line. PM/DTCC can fax documentation to post upon
request. POC is Tim Watkins, Phone: 202-663-2814; Email:
WatkinsTR@state.gov; SIPRNET: WatkinsTR@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

7. Department is grateful for post's assistance in this
matter.
RICE

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