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09STATE76933 2009-07-23 14:17:00 UNCLASSIFIED Secretary of State
Cable title:  

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

Tags:   ETTC KOM NZ 
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					  UNCLAS STATE 076933 

SIPDIS
WELLINGTON FOR THOMAS J. WALSH

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ETTC KOM NZ
SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: POST-SHIPMENT END-USE CHECK
ON LICENSE 050035123

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-shipment check on license 050035123 for the
export of night vision devices (NVDs) to
New Zealand. Post 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: Due to the sensitivity of the
equipment and the potential for their diversion or misuse,
the Department of State and the Department of Defense have
policies of carefully scrutinizing NVD export licenses and
taking steps to ensure proper end-use. Provisos attached
to these licenses obligate the end-user to secure the NVDs
from loss, theft, or unauthorized access, and to perform
routine inventory checks by serial number. These records
are to be made available for review upon US Government
request.



4. Action Request: Post is requested to make appropriate
inquiries
to confirm continued possession by Helicopters Otago Ltd. of
the NVDs, to determine the serial numbers of the NVDs, and
to verify that all NVDs are secure and being used only for
the purpose stated on the license. Department requests
that post conduct a site visit, if possible, in order to
gather and verify this information. If a site visit is
not possible, please obtain official written confirmation
of receipt and possession and inform PM/DTCC case officer.



5. For background, the following details of the license in
question are provided:

DTC Case: 050035123

QUANTITY/COMMODITY:

2 ITT F4949F Gen III ANVIS-9 Aviator Night Vision Goggle
with FOM of 1600 & HALO 1.0 or less including accessories

License Value: USD 21,000.00

COMMENT: According to U.S. Customs data, 2 NVDs were
exported to New Zealand on 29 July 2007
END COMMENT

SELLER:

Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Inc.
4632 W. Aeronca St.
Boise, ID 83705
POC is Chris Atwood, Tel. 208-287-5389

FOREIGN CONSIGNEE:

Helicopters Otago Ltd.
Taieri Airport P.O. Box 88
Mosgiel
New Zealand
POC is CFO, Mr. Rale, Tel. (03) 489 7732

FOREIGN END-USER:

Helicopters Otago Ltd.
Taieri Airport P.O. Box 88
Mosgiel
New Zealand
POC is CFO, Mr. Rale, Tel. (03) 489 7732

PURPOSE:

Night vision goggles to be used for aero-medical and
emergency medical night missions in support of government
service contract.



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

--Nontransfer and Use Certificate (Form DSP-83), submitted by
Helicopters Otago Ltd. signed by CFO, Mr. Rale on 2 September


2007.

--Purchase Order No. 1956 submitted by Helicopters Otago Ltd.
on 13 September 2006, illegible signature.



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 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




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