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Cablegate: Blue Lantern Level 3: Post-License/Pre-Shipment

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UNCLAS STATE 085081

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LIMA FOR JOHN ROBERTSON

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETTC KOMC PE
SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: POST-LICENSE/PRE-SHIPMENT
END-USE CHECK ON LICENSE 050132068

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-license/pre-shipment check on license 050132068 for
the export of pistols to Peru. Post is requested to complete
this Blue Lantern check within 30 days. Lack of response to
a Blue Lantern check will affect pending and future licenses
involving parties to this license.

3. Reason for Request: Neither end-user Armeria Eagles nor
foreign intermediate consignee Logivin Air & Ocean Peru S.A.
have been subject to a Blue Lantern end-use monitoring check.
This request is for Post to establish the bona fides of both
companies.

4. Action Request: Post is requested to establish the bona
fides of end-user Armeria Eagles and foreign intermediate
consignee Logivin Air & Ocean Peru S.A. by making inquiries
to representatives of the companies and appropriate
authorities of the Government of Peru. The following points
are included for guidance:

(To Armeria Eagles)

--When was your company established and who are its
principals?

--What products and services does your company provide? Who
are your regular customers and where do they reside?

--What are your annual sales of U.S.-origin firearms or other
U.S.-origin defense articles?

--Are you familiar with the regulations governing the import
of U.S.-origin defense articles, including restrictions on
re-transfer or re-export?

(To Logivin Air & Ocean Peru S.A.)

--When was your company established and who are its
principals?

--What products and services does your company provide? Who
are your regular customers and where do they reside?

--What is your role in this transaction? Will you ever have
possession of the defense articles listed below?

--Are you familiar with the regulations governing the import
of U.S.-origin defense articles, including restrictions on
re-transfer or re-export?

(To Peruvian Export/Import Authorities)

--Is Armeria Eagles properly authorized to import and sell
defense articles in Peru?

--Do you have any information on Armeria Eagles that would
question their reliability as a recipient of U.S. defense
articles?

--Is Logivin Air & Ocean Peru S.A. properly authorized to
import defense articles in Peru?

--Do you have any information on Logivin Air & Ocean Peru
S.A. that would question their reliability as a recipient of
U.S. defense articles?

In its reply, Post may also comment on any other information
pertinent to these transactions such as security of
facilities, end-use, and concerns about the entities involved.

5. Details of license applications:

DTC Case: 050132068

QUANTITY/COMMODITY:

500 Bersa Thunder Pistols, .380 Caliber

300 CZ Model 83 Pistols, .380 Caliber

License Value: USD $236,678

SELLER:

Valor Corporation
1001 Sawgrass Corporate Parkway
Sunrise, FL 33323

FOREIGN INTERMEDIATE CONSIGNEE:

Logivin Air & Ocean Peru S.A.
CMDTE Jimenez #297, Magdalenda del Mar
Lima
Peru

FOREIGN END-USER:

Armeria Eagles
Avenida Gregorio Escobedo # 788 Oficina 204 Jesus Maria
Lima, 17
Peru
Tel: 461-8436
Email: armeriaeagles@yahoo.es

PURPOSE:

For commercial resale in Peru

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

DSP-83 signed by Harry Lopez (Valor Corporation) dated
11/11/2008 and Edgar Quispe Ortiz (Armeria Eagles) dated
10/13/2008

Import Authorization No. 3723-2008-IN-1703-1 signed by
Ricardo A. Ganiku Furugen (Coronel PNP) dated 10/07/2008

Purchase Order from Armeria Eagles signed by Edgar Quispe
Ortiz dated 10/13/2008

7. Please slug reply for PM/DTCC - BLUE LANTERN COORDINATOR
and include the words "Blue Lantern" and the case number in
the subject line. POC is Kyle M. Ballard, Phone:
202-663-1929; Email: BallardKM@state.gov; SIPRNET:
BallardKM@state.sgov.gov. The Blue Lantern Guidebook (ref)
is available as a PDF file on Intellipedia:
http://www.intelink.gov/wiki/
Blue Lantern End-Use Monitoring Program

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

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