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

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UNCLAS STATE 120156

SIPDIS
TOKYO FOR CHARLOTTE CROUCH

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETTC KOMC JA
SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: POST-SHIPMENT END-USE CHECK
ON LICENSE 050110498

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 050110498 for the
export of accelerometers to Japan. 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 Commodity

4. ACTION: Embassy is requested to make inquiries with
appropriate host government officials to determine if the
Japan MOD has received the accelerometers and that the
articles are being used for the purpose stated on the
license. Export data indicates that items worth $29,400
shipped from the United States on August 4, 2008. Post is
requested to exercise its contacts within the Japan MOD to
verify this order.
END ACTION.

5. Details of license application:

DTC Case: 050110498

QUANTITY/COMMODITY:

20 Model QA-700 Accelerometer Honeywell Part No.
979-0704-001 IAI Part No. 1321.1080.00.00

License Value: USD 29,400.00

SELLER:

Honeywell International, Inc.
15001 NE 36th St.
Redmond, WA 98052
POC is L. Kolodziejczyk, Ref. 08DS0305, Tel. 763-954-2921

FOREIGN CONSIGNEE:

Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. - Tamam
MBT/TMM Systems Industrial Zone
Yehud
Israel
POC is Dalia Nizri, Tel. 972-3-5315259

Hitachi Ltd.
6-6 Marunouchi 1-Chome Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo
Japan
POC is General Manager Purchasing Dept., Makoto Ishihara, No
Tel. provided

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
16-5 Konan 2-Chome Minato-ku
Tokyo
Japan
No POC cited on the authorization request

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Nagoya Guidance and Propulsion Systems Works 1200,
Higashi-Tanaka
Komaki, Aichi Prefecture
Japan
POC is Domestic Materials Purchasing Manager, Hisatoshi
Ogawa, No Tel. provided

FOREIGN END-USER:

Ministry of Defense Japan
5-1 Motomura-Cho Ichigaya, Shinjiku-ku and all subordinate
locations
Tokyo
Japan
POC is Chief of Contract Section, Procurement Division 4th
Depot, JASDF, Yoshiyuki Uesugi, No Tel. provided

PURPOSE:

Parts will be used in the North Finding System (NFS) for the
Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC-3) upgrade program in Japan.
Patriot has a range of 15km, weight of 312kg and a
hit-to-kill warhead with lethality enhancer of 73kg
high-explosive blast/fragmentation with proximity fuse.

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

--Purchase Order No. F00037643 submitted by Israel Aerospace
Industries, Ltd., signed by Yosef Lintzer on 05 February 2008.

--DSP-83 Nontransfer and Use Certificate submitted by Chief
of Contract Section, Procurement Division 4th Depot, JASDF,
Yoshiyuki Uesugi signed on 26 March 2008; Mitsubishi Heavy
Industries, Ltd., Domestic Materials Purchasing Manager,
Hisatoshi Ogawa signed on 11 March 2008; Hitachi, Ltd.,
General Manager Purchasing Dept., Makoto Ishihara signed on
10 March 2008; and Israel Aerospace Industries, Ltd.,
Director - Procurement and Logistics signed on 16 January
2008.

7. 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 Mazzarelli, Phone: 202-663-3867; Email:
MazzarelliTP@state.gov; SIPRNET: MazzarelliTP@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

8. Department is grateful for post's assistance in this
matter.
RICE

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