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

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UNCLAS STATE 112166

SIPDIS
JAKARTA FOR YVONNE GONZALES
SINGAPORE FOR MATT EASTER

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETTC KOMC ID SN
SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: POST-SHIPMENT END-USE CHECK
ON LICENSE 050103199

REF: 2006 BLUE LANTERN GUIDEBOOK

1. This is an Action Request. See paragraphs 2-5.

2. The Department's Office of Defense Trade Controls
Compliance (PM/DTCC) requests Embassy's assistance in
conducting a post-shipment check on license 050103199 for the
export of Container Delivery System (CDS) kits, (a.k.a.
airdrop equipment), to the Indonesian Air Force via
Singapore. 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. Reason for request: Triple XS, unfamiliar foreign
consignee in Singapore.

4. ACTION JAKARTA: Embassy is requested to make inquiries
with appropriate Indonesian Air Force (IAF) officials to
determine if it has received the airdrop equipment and that
the articles are being used for the purpose stated on the
license. POC for the IAF is Pardi Yusuf, Air First Marshal,
Chief of Air Force Procurement Service, TEL: 62-21-871-4504,
Reference Number: B/457/1/2008/DISADAAU dated January 24,
2008. END ACTION JAKARTA.

5. ACTION SINGAPORE: Department requests that Embassy conduct
a site visit to Triple XS (TXS) in order to verify its role
on this transaction, assess its business operations, and
general reliability as a recipient of United States Munitions
List (USML) items. POC for TXS is M. Ludia Wati, Director,
TEL: 65-632-99-679, Reference Purchase Order #
002/CDSA-22/LOI7989/XI/2007 dated November 29, 2007. The
following questions are offered as suggested guidance with
TXS:

- Can TXS provide documentation from the IAF (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?

If a site visit is not possible, please inform PM/DTCC case
officer.

END ACTION SINGAPORE.


5. Details of license application:

DTC Case: 050103199

QUANTITY/COMMODITY:

Multiple Items A-22 CDS (Container Delivery System) Kits with
consumable materials for rigging

License Value: USD 104,999

SELLER:

Zodiac U.S. Corp
1747 Highway 34 South
Wall, NJ 07719

FOREIGN CONSIGNEE:

Triple XS Pte Ltd.
3 Raffles Place, #07-01 Bharat Bldg.
Singapore, 048617 SN

FOREIGN END-USER:

Indonesian Air Force
Gd. Suwoto Sukendar Bll, Lt. 1 Markas Besar TNI AU
Cilangkap, Jakarta, 13870 Indonesia

PURPOSE:

This equipment will be used by the Indonesian Air Force for
safe and effective aerial delivery using the CDS for
operational, humanitarian, or airdrop training, purposes.


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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