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Cablegate: Blue Lantern: Post-Shipment End-Use Check Case

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHRL #1129 2281104
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 151104Z AUG 08
FM AMEMBASSY BERLIN
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 1945
INFO RHMCSUU/FBI WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY

UNCLAS BERLIN 001129

SIPDIS
STATE FOR EUR/CE, EUR/PRA, AND PM/DTCC - BLUE LANTERN
COORDINATOR

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETTC KOMC GM
SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN: POST-SHIPMENT END-USE CHECK CASE
2592-05

REF: STATE 71695

1. (SBU) In response to reftel questions, Litef GmbH
provided us with the following:

-- Annual Sales reports for 2006 and 2007. Litef said that
the agreement took effect in May 2006.
They also said that they have had no sales under this DA to
date in 2008.

-- The reports provided state that the sales under DA 2592-05
were to the following Ministry of Defense
organizations: Republic of Singapore Navy, Turkish Navy,
Royal Malaysian Navy and the German Ministry of Defense.

-- Litef stated that no sales to Russia, Venezuela or
Indonesia took place.

-- Litef stated that Litef has no possibility to perform
repair work on the Application Specific Integrated Circuits.

-- Litef stated that the controlled items are stored in a
dedicated portion of the warehouse, separate from other
items.

2. (SBU) Post will forward the documents received from Litef
to the POC listed in reftel.
TIMKEN JR

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