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Cablegate: Blue Lantern Pre-License End Use Check On

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UNCLAS STATE 074678

SIPDIS
FOR ECON DAVID B. BERNS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EG ETTC KOMC
SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN PRE-LICENSE END USE CHECK ON
APPLICATION 05-050101889 AND 05-050111984

1. This is an action message. See paragraphs 2-4.

2. The Department's Office of Defense Trade Controls
Compliance (PM/DTCC) requests post assistance in conducting a
pre-license check for the export of riot control munitions to
Egypt. 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: large quantity of riot control
munitions.

4. ACTION: Please contact the Foreign End User, the Egypt
Ministry of Interior, and verify its request for the exact
quantities and specific types of riot control munitions
listed on both licenses below. Also request the Ministry of
Interior to confirm the role of El Gindy Company Trading &
Import, the Foreign Intermediate Consignee on these two
transactions. END ACTION.

5. License Information:

A) DDTC Case Number 05-050101889

QUANTITY/COMMODITY:

20,000 CS Smoke Hand Grenade with Fuze, Model 6230

20,000 CS Smoke Long Range Cartridge, 37/40 mm, Model 3231

4,000 CS Window Penetrating Cartridge, 37/40 mm, Model 3530

LICENSE VALUE: USD 621,000.00

APPLICANT/SOURCE:

Combined Systems Inc.
98 Cuttermill Road, Suite 231
Great Neck, New York 11021 USA

FOREIGN INTERMEDIATE CONSIGNEE:

El Gindy Company Trading & Import
59, El Zahraa Street
El Mohandesseen 12411 Cairo
EGYPT

FOREIGN CONSIGNEE/FOREIGN END USER:

Ministry of Interior
Weapons and Ammunition Department
KM 24 Cairo - Suez Desert Road, Cairo
EGYPT

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:

For riot and crowd control.

6. Additional documentation submitted in support of license
application:

I) El Gindy Company Trading & Import Purchase Order Number
YI/L/04/333-13, dated 22.04.2008, signed by Gen. Hussein EL
GINDY, Chairman.

II) U.S. Department of State DDTC DSP-83 Non-Transfer and
Use Certificate, signed by General Haytham Mahmoud (dated
24-4-2008).

B) DDTC Case Number 05-050111984

QUANTITY/COMMODITY:

21,000 CS Smoke Hand Grenade with Fuze, Model 6230

21,000 CS Smoke Long Range Cartridge, 37/40 mm, Model 3231

4,000 CS Window Penetrating Cartridge, 37/40 mm, Model 3530

LICENSE VALUE: USD 650,100.00

APPLICANT/SOURCE:

Combined Systems Inc.
98 Cuttermill Road, Suite 231
Great Neck, New York 11021 USA

FOREIGN INTERMEDIATE CONSIGNEE:

El Gindy Company Trading & Import
59, El Zahraa Street
El Mohandesseen 12411 Cairo
EGYPT

FOREIGN CONSIGNEE/FOREIGN END USER:

Ministry of Interior
Weapons and Ammunition Department
KM 24 Cairo - Suez Desert Road, Cairo
EGYPT

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:

For riot and crowd control.

7. Additional documentation submitted in support of license
application:

I) El Gindy Company Trading & Import Purchase Order Number
FO/F/08/09-136, dated 01.07.2008, signed by Gen. Hussein EL
GINDY, Chairman.

II) U.S. Department of State DDTC DSP-83 Non-Transfer and
Use Certificate, signed by General Haytham Mahmoud (dated
30-6-2008).

8. Please slug reply for PM/DTCC - BLUE LANTERN COORDINATOR
and include the words "Blue Lantern" and the DDTC Case
Numbers in the subject line. POC on this case is Peter
Sabatini, PM/DTCC, phone: 202-663-2819; ClassNet email:
sabtinipj@state.sgov.gov; OpenNet email:
sabatinipj@state.gov. The 2006 Blue Lantern Guide Book is
available on OpenNet at
http://fsi.state.gov/fsi/spas/default.asp?ID= 1588
Department thanks Post for its assistance in this matter.
RICE

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