Cablegate: Blue Lantern Level 3: Pre-License End-Use Check
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SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: PRE-LICENSE END-USE CHECK
ON APPLICATION 050210707
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 050210707 for the export
of International Traffic in Arms (ITAR)-controlled Wall Mount
Receptacles to Singapore. Post is requested to complete this
Blue Lantern inquiry within 30 days. Lack of response to a
Blue Lantern inquiry will affect pending and future licenses
involving parties to this license.
3. Reason for request: Unfamiliar Foreign/Intermediate
Consignees; Diversion concerns.
4. Action: Department requests that Post make inquiries
with Singapore Ministry of Defense to establish the bona
fides of Foreign Consignee Yatz Electronics and Foreign
Intermediate Consignee Precision Technologies Pte Ltd. in the
proposed transaction. If possible, conduct site visits to
assess the companies' reliability as recipients of United
States Munitions List (USML) items as well as their
operations and on-site security. Emphasize that the
unauthorized re-export or retransfer of USML items is
strictly prohibited. Confirm with the end-user that it
placed an order for the items listed below for the purpose
stated on the application. Determine whether any other
Singaporean firms are involved in the procurement of the
The following questions are provided as guidance:
--Will the company be handling or storing any of USML items
listed on the license application?
If so, does it have secure facilities and proper accounting
and security procedures for handling them?
--When was the company established and who are its
--Does the company appear in Singapore business directories?
Does it have a website?
- Can your company provide additional documentation firmly
establishing its role in the proposed transaction?
- Has the company previously imported or acted as a consignee
involving U.S. defense articles requiring a USML license?
- Does your company regularly or otherwise procure defense
articles for this end-user? Other end-users?
- Does your company serve as a broker of USML articles (i.e.
do they facilitate transactions between parties for the
sale/transfer of USML)? If so, with what other locations
- Does your company have offices abroad? If so, where are
- Has this company ever used any other names?
- What other products are sold by your company?
--What types of organizations are among your typical
customers and where are the customers located?
--Does the company understand the restrictions on USML items,
especially the prohibition against
unauthorized re-transfers and re-exports?
End Action Request.
5. Details of License Application:
DTC Case: 050210707
6 P/N 1021468-3H (M28876/2C11S1 with 5M of M85045 fiber optic
cable) Wall Mount Receptacles - Straight Backshell
6 P/N 1021468-4H (M28876/2C11S1 terminated with 5M of M85045
fiber optic cable) Wall Mount Receptacles - Straight
Backshell Cable Assembly
License Value: USD $4,890.
Douglas R. Ginesi
Irvine, CA 92618
FOREIGN INTERMEDIATE CONSIGNEE:
Richard Wong, General Manager
Precision Technologies Pte. Ltd.
211 Henderson Road
#13-02 Henderson Industrial Park
Tel: 65 6273 4573
Fax: 65 6573 8898
Email: precision @pretech.com.sg
ST Electronics Pte Ltd.
24 Ang Mo Kio Street 65
Block 16 Kallang Place
Kallang Basin Industrial Estate
Ministry of Defense
DSTA, 1 Depot Road
Parts will be used to connect network switch racks for office
automation on Singapore's Navy Missile Corvette.
6. Submitted in support of the license application were the
following documents (PM/DTCC will fax documentation to Post
-- End-Use Certification for International Orders signed by
Raymond Sng, Sales Manager, dated 13 Nov 2009;
-- Precision Technologies Pte Ltd's Purchase Order No.
06-7840 09 dated 13 Jan 10.
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 Rachael-Therese S. Joubert-Lin,
Phone: 202-663-2950; Email: JoubertLinRS@state.gov; SIPRNET:
JoubertLinRS@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
8. Department is grateful for Post' assistance in this matter.