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Cablegate: Blue Lantern Level 3: Pre-License End-Use Check

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ABUJA FOR GEOFFREY MARTINEAU

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETTC KOMC NI
SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: PRE-LICENSE END-USE CHECK
ON APPLICATION 050188594

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 pre-license check on application 050188594 for the export
of night vision devices (NVDs) to Nigeria. 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: Sensitive commodity

4. ACTION ABUJA: Post is requested to make inquiries with
appropriate officials to determine if the Nigeria Police
Airwing (NPA) ordered the NVDs and if so, verify the amount
and dollar value, and that the items will be used exclusively
by the identified end-users and for the purpose stated on the
license.

END ACTION

5. Details of license application:

DTC Case: 050188594

QUANTITY/COMMODITY:

8 Nivisys NVAG-6 Aviator Night Vision Goggles
8 MSA Gallet Aviator Helmets with NVG adapters
12 Zeta Headliners

License Value: USD 119,600.00

SELLER:

REB Technologies
1500 Brown Trail Suite 100
Bedford, TX 76022
POC is Richard M. Borkowski, Tel. 817-285-7740

FOREIGN CONSIGNEE:

Nigeria Police Airwing
Old Domestic Terminal Murtala Mohammed Airport
Ikeja, Lagos
Nigeria
POC is Assistant Police Commissioner, Ezekiel D. Zang, Tel.
234 8033033170

FOREIGN END-USER:

Nigeria Police Airwing
Old Domestic Terminal Murtala Mohammed Airport
Ikeja, Lagos
Nigeria
POC is Assistant Police Commissioner, Ezekiel D. Zang, Tel.
234 8033033170

PURPOSE:

Airborne Law Enforcement

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

--DSP-83 Nontransfer and Use Certificate signed by Assistant
Police Commissioner, Ezekiel D. Zang on 3 April 2009 and by
Commissioner of Police, Samuel Agmda on 3 April 2009.

--Purchase Order No. 02009/04/10 submitted by the Nigeria
Police Airwing, signed by Chief Engineer, Ezekiel D. Zang on
3 April 2009.

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 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.
CLINTON

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