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

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TO RUEHKA/AMEMBASSY DHAKA 0000
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UNCLAS STATE 150149

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DHAKA FOR CARTER WILBUR
ZAGREB FOR NICHOLAS BERLINER

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: BG ETTC HR KOMC
SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: POST-SHIPMENT END-USE CHECK
ON LICENSE 05-975932

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 05-975932 for the export of
spare parts for AN/PRC 77 radio sets to Bangladesh. 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: To assure articles are delivered
to end-user despite unusual shipping route.

4. (U) Action Request Dhaka: Post should make appropriate
inquiries to determine if the end-user, Ministry of Defence
Bangladesh, received the United States Munitions List (USML)
articles listed below and that these items are being used for
the purposes stated in the approved license.

Action Request Zagreb: Post should make appropriate inquiries
to determine if foreign intermediate consignee, TRADEL
D.O.O., received the United States Munitions List (USML)
articles listed below and forwarded onward to the end-user,
Ministry of Defence Bangladesh. The following points may
provide guidance:

--(To TRADEL D.O.O.) When did the defense articles on
approved license 05-975932 arrive in Croatia? What were the
articles and in what quantity did they arrive? Did TRADEL
D.O.O. forward these items to Bangladesh and, if so, to what
end-user? Were any of the items shipped to an entity other
than the Ministry of Defence Bangladesh?

In their replies, Posts may also comment on any other
information pertinent to this transaction such as security of
facilities and concerns about the parties involved.

5. (U) Details of license application:

DTC Case: 05-975932

QUANTITY/COMMODITY:

100 Interval Oscillator Assy. A40A

100 Transmitter PA Assy A36A

150 Variable Resistor (10K)

100 Connector Antenna

200 Cover Assy

50 Connector

License Value: USD $23,996

SELLER:

ECOM Technologies Inc.
4740 Dues Drive, Unit G
Cincinnati, OH 45246

FOREIGN INTERMEDIATE CONSIGNEE:

TRADEL D.O.O. Telephony Radio Electronics
20 Istarska Street
52470 Umag - Croatia

FOREIGN CONSIGNEE:

Directorate General
Ministry of Defence
New Airport Road
Tejgaon, Dhaka - 1215 Bangladesh

FOREIGN END-USER:

Ministry of Defence
New Airport Road
Tejgaon, Dhaka - 1215 Bangladesh


PURPOSE:

Spare parts for the repair of AN/PRC 77 Radio Set


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

Purchase Order No. BNG081605 from TRADEL D.O.O Telephony
Radio Electronics dated 08/16/05

End User's Certificate ref no 214/2026/DGDP/PROV/SIG/P-2 from
Directorate General, Ministry of Defence, Bangladesh dated
08/15/05

Limitations and Provisos from Directorate of Defense Trade
Controls


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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