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

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TO RUEHLO/AMEMBASSY LONDON 0000
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UNCLAS STATE 146463

SIPDIS

SIPDIS
TOKYO FOR CHARLOTTE CROUCH
LONDON FOR OLIVER MOSS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETTC JA KOMC UK
SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: POST-SHIPMENT END-USE CHECK
ON LICENSE 05-989063

REF: 2006 BLUE LANTERN GUIDEBOOK

1. (U) This is an Action Request. See paragraphs 2 - 4.

2. (U) The Department's Office of Defense Trade Controls
Compliance (PM/DTCC) requests Posts' assistance in conducting
a post-shipment check on license 05-989063 for the export of
crystal oscillators and manufacturers data pack to Japan.
Posts are 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. (U) Reason for Request: Confirming end-use of exported
items and adherence to provisos on the license.

4. (U) Action Request London: Post should make appropriate
inquiries to determine that all ten (10) of the exported
items were received by IGG Component Technology Ltd. Post
should make further inquiries to assure that three (3) of the
exported items were properly forwarded to the Japanese
end-user, MELCO (Mitsubishi Electric), and seven (7) of the
exported items remain in the possession of IGG Component
Technology Ltd. (ref IGG Parts Control and Accountability
Plan). Post should inquire as to whether any hardware or
technical data has been retransferred/re-exported to any
third party (anyone other than MELCO).

Action Request Tokyo: Post should make appropriate inquiries
to determine if the end-user, MELCO (Mitsubishi Electric),
received the three (3) listed United States Munitions List
(USML)-controlled articles and that they are being used for
the purposes stated in the license (ref MELCO Parts Control
and Accountability Plan as required).

5. (U) Details of license application:

DTC Case: 05-989063

QUANTITY/COMMODITY:

10 Crystal Oscillators (M55310/16-B31A9M437184).
1 Data pack (ref Purchase Order No. 19069 from Component
Technology U.S.).

License Value: USD $3,900

SELLER:

Component Technology US Corp
3000 Valley Forge Circle, Suite 3350
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Tel: (610) 783-7270

FOREIGN INTERMEDIATE CONSIGNEE:

IGG Component Technology Ltd.
Waterside House, Waterside Gardens
Fareham, Hampshire PO16 8RR
England

FOREIGN END-USER:

MELCO (Mitsubishi Electric)
325 Kamimachiya, Kamakura City
Kanagwa Prefecture, Japan 247-8520

PURPOSE:

Ten (10) Crystal Oscillators to be assembled into equipment
as part of the SERVIS-2 program (Space Environment
Reliability Verification Integrated System). Three (3)
oscillators will be forwarded to Japan (ref MELCO Parts
Control and Accountability Plan) and seven (7) will remain in
the United Kingdom (ref IGG Parts Control and Accountability
Plan).

6. (U) Submitted in support of the license application were
the following documents (PM/DTCC will fax documentation to
Posts upon request):

Provisos and limitations issued by DoD.

IGG Parts Control and Accountability Plan (Document No.
IGGPCP-TASK 4160)

MELCO Parts Control and Accountability Plan (Document No.
G8051126)

End-Use Certificate for IGG Component Technology Ltd.

End-Use Certificate for MELCO (Mitsubishi Electric)

Performance Specification Sheet for exported items

Purchase Order No. 19069 from Component Technology U.S. dated
10/27/05

Purchase Order No. CT19069 from IGG Component Technology Ltd
dated 10/20/05

Amendment to PO No CT19069/1 from IGG Component Technology
Ltd dated 11/09/05

7. (U) Please slug reply for PM/DTCC - BLUE LANTERN
COORDINATOR and include the words "Blue Lantern" and the case
number in the subject line. POC is Kyle M. Ballard, Phone:
202-663-1929; Email: BallardKM@state.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://virtuallibrary.state.gov/
BlueLanternGuidebook2006%2520 final .pdf

8. (U) Department is grateful for Posts' assistance in this
matter.
RICE

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