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06ISLAMABAD5358
2006-03-30 12:47:00
UNCLASSIFIED
Embassy Islamabad
Cable title:  

END-USE, RETRANSFER AND SECURITY ASSURANCES FROM

Tags:   MASS  PK  TU 
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DE RUEHIL #5358 0891247
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 301247Z MAR 06
FM AMEMBASSY ISLAMABAD
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 3781
INFO RUEHAK/AMEMBASSY ANKARA PRIORITY 3171
RHWSMRC/USCINCCENT MACDILL AFB FL PRIORITY
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY
						UNCLAS ISLAMABAD 005358 

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

SECDEF FOR DSCA

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MASS PK TU
SUBJECT: END-USE, RETRANSFER AND SECURITY ASSURANCES FROM
PAKISTAN FOR SONOBOUYS

REF: 05 STATE 233028



1. This message contains an action request; please see para.


6.



2. By letter dated 18 March 2006, CAPT Muhammad Tahir,
Pakistan Navy, forwarded to the Office of Defense
Representative - Pakistan (ODRP) an original End User
Certificate (EUC), serial number 71/2006, signed by BG Khan
Azam Khurshid, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Defence
production.



3. The text of the EUC reads as follows:

(Begin text.)

We, Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan hereby
certify that Pakistan Navy has request to get the following
US origin Sonobouys from Naval Attache, Embassy of the
Republic of Turkey in Islamabad (Pakistan) on gratis to meet
operation requirements and participation in Naval exercises
with allied countries:-

S.No. Description Quantity


1. AN/SSQ 41 B (Passive 250 Nos


2. AN/SSQ-62 B (DICASS) 150 Nos


3. AN/SSQ-77 A (VLAD) 100 Nos

Now, in reference to the provisions of United States law that
require the Government of Pakistan to provide assurances to
the Government of the United States of America before it may
consent to the transfer of certain defence articles, hereby
gives its assurances:-

(A) the Government of Pakistan shall not, unless the prior
written consent of the Government of the United States has
been first obtained:

(i) Permit any use of any such sonobouys or any component
thereof (including technical information) by anyone not any
officer, employee or agent of the Government of Pakistan;

(ii) Transfer, or permit any officer, employee, or agent of
the Government of Pakistan to transfer any such sonobouys, or
any component thereof (including technical information), by
gift, sale or otherwise;

(iii) Use or permit the use of any such sonobouys, or any
component thereof (including technical information), for
purposes other than those for which provided.

(End text.)



4. ODRP will coordinate with DSCA on forwarding the original
EUC to Washington, DC.



5. Action Request: Post requests that Department confirm
that the 18 March EUC for the sonobouy transfer satisfies USG
requirements.
CROCKER