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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 KOMC JA
SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: POST-SHIPMENT END-USE CHECK
ON LICENSE 050071311

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 Embassy's assistance in
conducting a post-shipment check on license 050071311 for the
export of miscellaneous F-4 aircraft spare parts to Japan.
Embassy is requested to complete this Blue Lantern check
within 45 days. Lack of response to a Blue Lantern check
will affect pending and future licenses involving parties to
this license.

3. Reason for request: Confirm that all foreign parties are
cited on the license.

4. ACTION: Embassy is requested to make inquiries with the
appropriate officials from the Japanese Ministry of Defense
(JMOD) to confirm its order of the items on this license and
determine whether or not there are additional Japanese
parties to this transaction. The Department requests that
Embassy conduct a site visit to Global Gate, Inc. 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. Global Gate, Inc. POC is
Fred Kawashima 81-3-5574-0911, purchase order No. 0164. The
following questions are offered as suggested guidance with
Global Gate, Inc.:

Can Global Gate, Inc. provide documentation from the JMOD
establishing it as the end user of these items? Does the
company have an established, legitimate customer base to
which it plans to sell these commodities? Does the company
keep proper, detailed records of its sales and customers?
Does the company understand the restrictions
on USML articles, particularly regarding re-export and
retransfer?
END ACTION.

5. Details of license application:

DTC Case: 050071311

QUANTITY/COMMODITY:

100 9234-1 Screw
65 9234-2 Screw
10 SCD140-6-3 Set Screw
10 SCD160-1 Nut
60 140081-1 Retainer
10 140403-1 Spacer

License Value: USD 11,535

SELLER:

Global Gate US, Inc.
19001 Harborgate Way
No. 104
Torrance, CA 90501

FOREIGN CONSIGNEE:

Global Gate, Inc.
Entsuji Gadelius Bldg 5-2-39 Akasaka, Minato-Ku
Tokyo
JA

FOREIGN END-USER:

Japan Ministry of Defense
5-1, Honmuracho Ichigaya, Shinju-ku 162-8801
Tokyo
JA

PURPOSE:

Components of F-4 survival kit.


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 Mazzarelli, Phone: 202-663-3867; Email:
MazzarelliTP@state.gov; SIPRNET: MazzarelliTP@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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