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

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LIMA FOR JESSICA HUARACAYO

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SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: PRE-LICENSE END-USE CHECK
ON LICENSE 050201390

1. This is an Action Request. See paragraph 4.

2. The Department's Office of Defense Trade Controls
Compliance (PM/DTCC) requests Post's assistance in conducting
a pre-license check on license 050201390 for the export of
Helmets and Helmet Mounts 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: The purchase order submitted with
this license application is in a Microsoft Excel format that
allows the easy manipulation of its content. In addition,
the purchase order for this license does not/not list the NVG
Helmet Mount (P/N a 8057-1) listed below. This request is
for Post to verify the legitimacy of this document and
establish the bona fides of the transaction.

4. Action Request: Post is requested to establish the bona
fides of this transaction by making inquiries to appropriate
authorities of the Government of Peru. The following points
are included for guidance:

(To Ministerio de Defensa Marina de Guerra Del Peru)

--Can you confirm the order for these helmets and helmet
mounts? Please verify the exact models and quantities you
ordered. With whom did you place this order?

--Can you confirm the legitimacy of Purchase Order No.
0337-09 issued by the Ministerio de Defensa Marina de Guerra
Del Peru?

--Please provide a copy of the purchase order the Ministerio
de Defensa Marina de Guerra Del Peru submitted to the U.S.
vendor.

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: 050201390

QUANTITY/COMMODITY:

1 Dual-Visor NVG Helmet Mount, P/N A 8057-1

31 SPH-5DV Helmets

License Value: USD $43,590

SELLER:

Milex Inc.
9010 SW 137th Avenue, Suite 113
Miami, FL 33186
Tel: 305-385-2650

FOREIGN END-USER:

Ministerio de Defensa Marina de Guerra Del Peru
Direccion de Abastecimiento
Base Naval de Callao
Callao, Peru

PURPOSE:

For use by helicopter pilots of the Peruvian Navy

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

Purchase Order No. 0337-09 issued by the Ministerio de
Defensa Marina de Guerra Del Peru dated August 6, 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 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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