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

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SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: POST-SHIPMENT END-USE CHECK
ON LICENSE 050109596

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 050109596 for the
export of accelerometers to the Czech Republic. 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: Sensitive technology, accelerometers.

4. ACTION: Embassy is requested to make inquiries with
appropriate Aero Vodochody officials to determine if it
received the accelerometers and that the articles are being
used on the L-159 Light Combat Aircraft. Export data
indicates the items exited the U.S. on August 21, 2008. Aero
POC is David Jirman, Manager, TEL: 420-255-76-3149, reference
Purchase Order # 200705525/OZVO dated November 20, 2007. The
following questions are offered as suggested guidance with
Aero:

- Can Aero provide documentation from the Czech Air Force/MOD
(e.g. purchase order, contract, or letter of intent)
establishing it as the final end user of these items?

- Does the company understand the restrictions on United
States Munitions List (USML) articles, particularly regarding
re-export and retransfer?

- What is the company's exact role in these transactions?

- Who are the company's main clients?


End Action.


5. Details of license application:

DTC Case: 050109596

QUANTITY/COMMODITY:

5 USD Angular Accelerometer, Columbia P/N SR-511342, Aero
Vodochody P/N M5105365-SP, in accordance with Mood Dwg
C-10483-001, model 284E005

License Value: $24,975.00

SELLER:

Columbia Research Laboratories, Inc.
1925 MacDade Blvd
Woodlyn, PA 19094

FOREIGN CONSIGNEE:

Aero Vodochody A.S.
u Letiste c.p. 374 250 70 Odolena
Dolinek, EZ

FOREIGN END-USER:

Czech Air Force/Ministry of Defense
Namesti Ssvobody 471 16001
Praha 6, EZ

PURPOSE:

Spare parts for structural loads integrity monitoring on Aero
L-159 Light Combat Aircraft, which was manufactured by Moog
Incorporated Aircraft Group.


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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