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

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETTC KOMC RP
SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: POST-LICENSE/PRE-SHIPMENT
END-USE CHECK ON LICENSE 050105215

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-license/pre-shipment check on license 050105215 for
the export of International Traffic in Arms (ITAR)-controlled
aircraft parts and components to the Philippines. 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: To verify that the Philippine Air
Force (PAF) ordered the aircraft parts and components from
foreign consignee Aeromaxis Maintenance Products (AMP).
According to US Customs data, no shipments have been made
under this license although it was approved over a year ago.

4. ACTION: The Department requests that Post confirm that the
PAF ordered the aircraft parts listed below from AMP for the
purpose stated on the license. Post is also requested to
inquire as to if and when the PAF intends to take delivery of
the parts listed on the license.

END ACTION.

5. Details of license application:

DTC CASE: 050105215

QUANTITY/COMMODITY:

Lot - Minor parts and components for aircraft and engines of
the following aircraft:
Aircraft: C-130, OV-10A Bronco, S-211, UH-1H

License Value: 5,000,000 USD

SELLER:

Prime Technology Corp
305 Northern Boulevard Suite 305
Great Neck, NY 11021
Tel: 516-773-8020
POC: Ping Cheng

FOREIGN CONSIGNEE:

Aeromaxis Maintenance Products, Inc.
#18 Mata Street Concessionaire Area
Villamor Air Base, Pasay City 1309
Philippines
Tel: 632-854-9499
Fax: 632-851-7243
POC: May C. Lescano, Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

FOREIGN END-USER:

Philippine Air Force Headquarters 220th Airlift Wing
Brigadier General Benito N Ebuen Air Base
Lapulapu City
Philippines
POC: Capt. Jimmy R. Miguel, PAF, Director of Materiel

PURPOSE:

Repair and maintenance of the aircraft and engines in the
inventory of the Philippine Air Force.

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

--Letter of Intent signed by Capt. Jimmy Miguel of the PAF,
dated 28 April 2008.

--Letter of Intent signed by May C. Lescano of AMP, dated 28
April 2008.

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