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Cablegate: Blue Lantern Level 3: Post-Shipment End-Use Check

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SINGAPORE FOR ELIZABETH CROSSON
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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETTC KOMC SN
SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: POST-SHIPMENT END-USE CHECK
ON LICENSE 050095779

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 050095779 for the
export of F-16 repair kit to Singapore. 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: Questionable documentation from
foreign parties; unfamiliar foreign consignee, Trelleborg
Sealing Solutions.

4. ACTION: Embassy is requested to make inquiries with
appropriate Defense Science & Technology Agency (DSTA)
officials to determine if it has received the F-16 repair kit
and that the articles are being used for the purpose stated
on the license. Also, please conduct a site visit to
Trelleborg (POC Willy Cole, Tel#: 1(1) 260 749 9631) to
assess its general reliability as a recipient of defense
articles, confirm its order from DSTA, and understanding of
the prohibition against re-export or re-transfer of
U.S.-origin items.

End Action.

5. Details of license application:

DTC Case: 050095779

QUANTITY/COMMODITY:

18 F-16 Repair Kit, 5330014113106, XSZUDG004F

License Value: USD $12,624.00

SELLER:

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions US Inc
2531 Bremer Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46803
260-748-5771

FOREIGN CONSIGNEE:

Defense Science & Technology Agency
1 Depot Rd #03-01
Singapore 109679
SN

ST Aerospace Systems Pte Ltd
505A Airport Rd
Paya Lebar 539934
SN

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Singapore Pte Ltd
Blk 103 Boon Keng Rd #06-13
Singapore 339774
SN

FOREIGN INTERMEDIATE CONSIGNEE:

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Singapore Pte Ltd (Formally
known as: BUSAK SHAMBAN PTE LTD)
Blk 103 Boon Keng Road, #06-13
Singapore 339774
SN

FOREIGN END-USER:

Defense Science & Technology Agency (Singapore Air Force)
1 Depot Rd, #03-01, Defence Technology Towers
Singapore 109679
SN

PURPOSE:

ST Aerospace is under contract to rebuild major components of
F-16 aircraft belonging to the Singapore Ministry of Defense,
Defense Science and Technology Agency. Major components,
subject of maintenance, will eventually be applied to
aircraft operated by the Republic of Singapore Air Force.
Maintenance action is effected at 1 Depot Rd, #03-01, Defence
Technology Towers Singapore 109679. The kits are
manufactured by Trelleborg in Fort Wayne, IN, USA sold to
Trelleborg Singapore who subsequently sells the kits to ST
Aerospace.

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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