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

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UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 02 STATE 090920

SIPDIS
ALMATY FOR JOHN P. COONEY

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETTC KOMC KZ SP
SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: POST-SHIPMENT END-USE CHECK
ON LICENSE 050095697

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 050095697 for the export of
International Traffic in Arms (ITAR)-controlled high powered
amplifiers (HPA) and traveling wave tubes (TWT) to
Kazakhstan. 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, both outside of Kazakhstan, no documentation from
foreign end user Ministry of Defence of the Republic of
Kazakhstan.

4. ACTION: The Department requests that Post confirm that MOD
Kazakhstan received the HPAs and TWTs listed below (as
integrated into the CIDACA-R ESM/ECM system) and that the
articles are being used for the purpose stated on the
license.

END ACTION.

5. Details of license application:

DTC CASE: 050095697

QUANTITY/COMMODITY:

3 - High Powered Amplifier Model No. 600SC-M.
1 - Spare Traveling Wave Tube Teledyne Part No. MEC5500
3 - High Powered Amplifier with TWT Model No. 500IJ-XM
1 - Spare Traveling Wave Tube Teledyne Part No. MEC5415

License Value: $670,270 USD

SELLER:

ETM Electromatic, Inc.
35451 Dumbarton Court
Newark, CA 94560
Tel: 510-797-1100 ext. 102
POC: Michelle Childs

FOREIGN INTERMEDIATE CONSIGNEE:

Alava Ingenieros, S.A.
C/Albasanz, 16
Madrid 28037
Spain
Tel: 34-91-567-9720
POC: Maxi Herrera

FOREIGN CONSIGNEE:

Indra Sistemas S.A.
Ctra. de Loeches 9
Torrejon de Ardoz
Madrid 28850
Spain
Tel: 34-91-626-8309
POC: Gonzalo Pesquero

FOREIGN END-USER:

Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Kazakhstan
5-A Auezova Street
Astana 010000
Kazakhstan
Tel: 7-3172-72-18-80
POC: K.B. Mujambetov

PURPOSE:

The ETM transmitters will be integrated into the CIDACA-R
ESM/ECM system to be used as a land-based radar
countermeasures application on a Kazakhstan Army vehicle.

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They will be used to produce a wide bandwidth of radar
jamming capabilities on a vehicle platform to protect mission
personnel, equipment, and locations from electronic
surveillance.

Alava Ingenieros will integrate the transmitters with an
antenna system and conduct initial RF (radio frequency)
testing prior to shipping the transmitters and antenna to
Indra Sistemas. Indra will conduct final system integration
with other system electronics into a mechanical structure
within a radome and ship the final system (the CIDACA-R
ESM/ECM) to the MOD Kazakhstan.

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

--Letter of Intent, submitted by ETM, signed by Michael
Scott, dated 3 December 2007.

--Supplementary Explanation of Transaction, submitted by ETM,
signed by Michelle Childs, dated 21 February 2008.

--End-User Certificate, submitted by Alava Ingenieros, signed
by Maxi Herrera and Gonzalo Pesquero, dated 4 December 2007.

--ETM price quotation submitted to Alava Ingenieros, dated 18
October 2007.

--Technical data regarding the commodity.

--Department of State License for Permanent Export of
Unclassified Defense Articles and Related Unclassified
Technical Data, signed 25 March 2008, approved 22 May 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 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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