Cablegate: Blue Lantern Pre-License End Use Check On
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UNCLAS STATE 062236
FOR ECON MATTHEW E. O'CONNOR AND MI-YONG L. KIM
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETTC KOMC NL TW
SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN PRE-LICENSE END USE CHECK ON
1. This is an action message. See paragraphs 2-4.
2. The Department's Office of Defense Trade Controls
Compliance (PM/DTCC) requests AIT Taipei assistance in
conducting a pre-license check for the export of missile
components and technical data to Taiwan. AIT Taipei 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: the Foreign Consignee has no
licensing history with our office and is unknown to us.
Internet searching found a website for the Foreign Consignee
that describes its business (http://www.superwong.com.tw/),
however, the company was also found listed on mainland China
websites soliciting business transactions.
4. ACTION: Please visit the Foreign Consignee, Super Wong
Industrial Company, and make appropriate inquiries to
ascertain the bona fides of this company as a responsible
recipient of USML commodities. The following questions are
provided as suggested guidance.
--What is the nature of Super Wong's business and who are its
--When was the company established and who are the owners?
Are there other companies doing business at this same address?
--Does Super Wong have an established relationship with the
government of Taiwan as a supplier of defense articles?
--Does Super Wong understand the restrictions on USML
commodities, particularly the prohibition against
re-transfers or re-exports without express USG authorization?
--Has Super Wong had any commercial agreements or business
dealings with Iran, North Korea, or China?
AIT Taipei should also contact appropriate government of
Taiwan officials and make inquires to confirm the bona fides
of Super Wong Industrial Company and ascertain the existence
of any derogatory information. END ACTION.
5. License Information:
DDTC Case Number 05-050105965
500 Brush Ring Assembly, Part # 3181E-3024
01 Technical Drawings
LICENSE VALUE: USD 12,251.00
Advance Products International LLC
2626 Southport Way, Suite C
National City, California 91950 USA
Super Wong Industrial Company Ltd.
No.306, Sec.3, Hueilai Road, Situn District
Taichung City 407
FOREIGN END USER:
Thales Netherlands B.V.
7550 GD Hengelo
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:
Advance Products International will send brush ring
assemblies and tech data to Super Wong Industrial Co. for
molding (assemblies are placed in molds and injected with
impact-resistant resin). The molded assemblies will then be
shipped back to the United States for integration into DC
motors that will then be shipped to Thales Netherlands as a
component in the seeker head of the standard missile.
6. Additional documentation submitted in support of license
A) Advanced Products International Purchase Order Number
AXSYS-071, dated 05/27/08.
B) Non-Disclosure Agreement For Procurement Under ITAR
124.13 between Advance Products International and Super Wong
Industrial Company; signed by Frank Barone (dated 5-28-2008),
President, Advance Products; signed by Dung Hsu Way (dated
2008-May-09), Manager Director, Super Wong.
7. Please slug reply for PM/DTCC - BLUE LANTERN COORDINATOR
and include the words "Blue Lantern" and the DDTC Case Number
in the subject line. POC on this case is Peter Sabatini,
PM/DTCC, phone: 202-663-2819; ClassNet email:
email@example.com; OpenNet email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. The 2006 Blue Lantern Guide Book is
available on OpenNet at
Department thanks AIT Taipei for its assistance in this