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09STATE29852 2009-03-27 17:46:00 UNCLASSIFIED Secretary of State
Cable title:  

BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: POST-SHIPMENT END-USE CHECK

Tags:   ETTC KOMC TH 
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SIPDIS
BANGKOK FOR THOAMS HINES

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETTC KOMC TH
SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: POST-SHIPMENT END-USE CHECK
ON LICENSE 050108124

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 Embassy's assistance in
conducting a post-shipment check on license 050108124 for the
export of inertial measurement units (IMUs) to Thailand.
Embassy is requested to complete this Blue Lantern check
within 45 days. Lack of response to a Blue Lantern check
will affect pending and future licenses involving parties to
this license.



3. Reason for request: Need to verify Thailand Ministry of
Defense (TMOD) relationship with foreign consignee, Israeli
Aerospace Industries (IAI).



4. ACTION BANGKOK: Embassy is requested to make inquiries
with appropriate host government officials to determine if
the TMOD ordered the IMUs from IAI and if so, that the
articles are being used for the purpose stated on the
license. Export data indicates that items worth $73,250
shipped from the United States on August 12, 2008. Post is
requested to exercise its contacts within TMOD to verify this
order.
END ACTION.



5. Details of license application:

DTC Case: 050108124

QUANTITY/COMMODITY:

5 8350-0281-01, IMU Unit VG700MB-201

License Value: USD 73,250.00

SELLER:

Crossbow Technology, Inc.
4145 N. First Street
San Jose, CA 95134
POC is Michael P. Dierks, Tel. 408-965-3300

FOREIGN CONSIGNEE

Israeli Aerospace Industries Malat Division
Ben Gurion International Airport
LOD, 70100
Israel
POC is Samuel Almagor, Tel. 972-3-9359335

FOREIGN END-USER

Thailand Ministry of Defense Royal Thai Army Signal Department
Thanon Nakornchaisri Sub-District Dusit District
Bangkok
Thailand
POC is Director General of Signal Department, Royal Thai
Army, kittitas Bumnetpun
No Tel. provided

PURPOSE:

Searcher 2 UAV for avionics system



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

--Purchase Order No. U000012503 submitted by Israel Aerospace
Industries on October 31, 2007, signed by Esti Atias and
Samuel Almagor

--DSP-83 Nontransfer and Use Certificate submitted by
Thailand MoD, Director General of Signal Department, Royal
Thai Army, kittitas Bumnetpun, signed on April, 18, 2008; and
by Israeli Aerospace Industries, Director of Material, Rami
Cohen on January 8, 2008



6. Please slug reply for PM/DTCC - BLUE LANTERN COORDINATOR
and include the words "Blue Lantern" and the case number in
the subject line. PM/DTCC can fax documentation to post upon
request. 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



7. Department is grateful for post's assistance in this
matter.
CLINTON