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

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UNCLAS STATE 084250

SIPDIS
BRASILIA FOR JOHN ERATH
POL

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETTC KOMC BR IS
SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: POST-SHIPMENT END-USE CHECK
ON LICENSE 050047544

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 Post's assistance in conducting
a post-shipment check on license 050047544 for the export of
International Traffic in Arms (ITAR)-controlled traveling
wave tubes (TWT) to Brazil. Post is requested to complete
this Blue Lantern inquiry within 45 days. Lack of response
to a Blue Lantern inquiry will affect pending and future
licenses involving parties to this license.

3. Reason for request: Sensitivity of the commodity; multiple
consignees including one outside of Brazil.

4. ACTION: The Department requests that Post make inquiries
with appropriate officials to determine if the Brazilian Air
Force received the TWTs listed below and that the articles
are being used for the purpose stated on the license.

END ACTION.

5. Details of license application:

DTC CASE: 050047544

QUANTITY/COMMODITY:

2 - Traveling Wave Tube Model MTI-3048G

License Value: $73,0000 USD

SELLER:

Teledyne Wireless, Inc. d/b/a Teledyne MEC
Attn: Ms. Carol Bryan
11361 Sunrise Park Drive
Rancho Cordova, California 95742
Tel: 916-636-7540

FOREIGN CONSIGNEE:

IAI ELTA Systems Limited
Attn: Shpiner Yochy
100 Yitzhak Hanassi Boulevard
Ashdod 77102
Israel
Tel: 972-8-8575402
Fax: 972-8-8575556

FOREIGN INTERMEDIATE CONSIGNEE:

DHL Logistics (Brazil)
AV Varo De Tefe 7.5 Andar Sala 501
Edificio Leao I Centro CEP 20220-460
Rio De Janeiro RJ
Brazil

FC (Flying Cargo) International Transportation Limited
4 Ha'Melacha Street North Industrial Zone
Lod, 71520
Israel

FOREIGN END-USER:

Brazilian Air Force, Ministerio da Defesa do Brasil
Comando da Aeronautica (COMAER) Depart da Pesquisas e
Desenvolvimento
Esplanada dos Ministerios, Bloco "M", Ed. Anexo - 2 andar
Brasilia - DF - CEP: 70045-900
Brazil

PURPOSE:

TWT will be integrated in the Maritime Patrol Radar System
Type EL/M-2022 for the Brazilian Air Force. Platform: P3B -
Orion.

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

--End-Use/User Declaration signed by Raphael Amsellem, Elta
Licensing Manager, on 14 May 2007.

--Purchase Order No. E000032725 submitted by IAI Elta to
Teledyne Wireless, Inc. on 14 March 2007.

--Supplementary Explanation of Transaction signed by Carol
Bryan of Teledyne Wireless, Inc. on 15 May 2007.

--Technical Drawings

--Department of State License for Permanent Export of
Unclassified Defense Articles and Related Unclassified
Technical Data, signed 15 May 2007, approved 11 June 2007.

7. 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 Meredith Sundlof. Phone:
202-663-3455; Email: SundlofME@state.gov; SIPRNET:
SundlofME@state.sgov.gov. The Blue Lantern Guidebook (ref)
is available as a PDF file at
http://www.intelink.sgov.gov/wiki/Blue Lantern End-Use
Monitoring Program.

8. Department is grateful for Post's assistance in this
matter.
CLINTON

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