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Cablegate: Extrancheck: Pre-License Check: Moscow

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P 251403Z OCT 06
FM AMEMBASSY MOSCOW
TO RUCPDOC/USDOC WASHDC PRIORITY
INFO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 4516
RHMFIUU/US CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS MOSCOW 011988

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USDOC FOR 532/OEA/MHAMES/DMUSLU
USDOC FOR 3150/USFCS/OIO/CEENIS/MCOSTA
USDOC FOR 532/OEE/MO'BRIEN
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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: BEXP ETRD ETTC RS
SUBJECT: EXTRANCHECK: PRE-LICENSE CHECK: MOSCOW
INSTITUTE OF RADIO-TECHNIQUE, MOSCOW, RUSSIA, LICENSE
NO. D361270

REFTEL: USDOC 04243

1. Unauthorized disclosure of the information provided
below is prohibited by Section 12C of the Export
Administration Act.

2. Reftel requested a Pre-license check to determine
the legitimacy and reliability of the end-user, Moscow
Institute of Radio-Technique Electronics and
Automation (MIREA), Moscow, Russia. The company is
listed on BIS license application D361270 as the
ultimate consignee of microwave vector network
analyzer, these items are controlled for national
security reasons under ECCN 3A002, configurable test
set, these items are controlled for missile
technology, anti-terrorism reasons under ECCN 3A992,
ISO 17025 compliant calibration, these items are
controlled for missile technology, anti-terrorism
reasons under ECCN 3E991, rack mount kit for
installation without handles, these items are
controlled for missile technology reasons under ECCN
EAR99, standard memory, these items are controlled for
missile technology reasons under ECCN 3A992, combo
items for configurable test set deck and extended
power range, these items are controlled for national
security reasons under ECCN 3A002, extended power
range with bias tee, these items are controlled for
missile technology reasons under ECCN EAR99, 1.85
ecal module 10 mhz to 67 ghz, these items are
controlled for national security reasons under ECCN
3A002, both 1.85 mm connectors are female on module,
these items are controlled for missile technology
reasons under ECCN EAR99. The licensee is Agilent
Technologies, Inc., 1666 K street N.W., suite 420,
Washington, DC 20006.

3. On October 5, 2006, Export Control Attache Donald
Pearce and FSN Natalya Shipitsina conducted the
requested pre-license check at the offices of Moscow
Institute of Radio-Technique, Electronics and
Automation (MIREA), 78 Prospect Vernadskogo, D-415,
Moscow, Russia. The export control team met with
Sergey Filatov, Deputy rector, Head of International
Relations, Alexander Zaitsev, Deputy Director of
Educational-Scientific Association "Electronics," Ivan
Vasilyevsky, Senior Researcher and Anton Lisitsky,
Senior Researcher.

4. MIREA was founded in 1968 to prepare specialists in
the radio electronics field. The Institute has 16,000
students in 11 faculties and over 100 departments.
The staff consists of 16 full members, 300 higher
doctoral degree holders, and 1000 PhD-level
instructors. The Department for Study of Physical-
Electrical Properties in Nanostructures was founded
two years ago to focus on research and education
relating to semiconductors and nanotechnology.

5. The commodities in reftel will be utilized by the
Department to study the behavior of nanostructures.
Projects relating to the speed of electron flow in
short lengths and ballistic electron flight. Data
collected will also be analyzed in the mathematical
and theoretical departments, and shared with the
Zelenograd based Nanotechnology Center of the Moscow
Institute of Electronic Techniques. Mr. Vasilyevsky
and Mr. Lisitsky will be the principal researchers
utilizing the equipment. Access will be limited to 5-
10 students or less depending on the needs of the
research.

6. The devices will be stored in a limited access area
of the laboratory. The laboratory is secured with
cipher locks and an electronic alarm system, and all
exterior windows are barred. As the laboratory
contains very expensive equipment, the area is given a
priority for security patrols and is limited to access
by authorized students and faculty only. The
Department has no weapons of mass destruction or
missile technology research programs.

7. Recommendations: Post recommends Moscow Institute
of Radio-Technique, Electronics and Automation
(MIREA), Moscow, Russia, as reliable recipients of
sensitive U.S. origin commodities. It is requested
that post be notified of final disposition of the
application, and of any shipments for this


organization in order to conduct appropriate FCS
follow-up and statistical reporting.
(FCS MOSCOW/SBOZEK/DPEARCE)
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