US embassy cable - 09STATE52061

BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: POST-SHIPMENT END-USE CHECK ON LICENSE 050136833

Identifier: 09STATE52061
Wikileaks: View 09STATE52061 at Wikileaks.org
Origin: Secretary of State
Created: 2009-05-21 13:41:00
Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Tags: ETTC KOMC AE
Redacted: This cable was not redacted by Wikileaks.
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UNCLAS STATE 052061 
 
SIPDIS 
ABU DHABI FOR AL MAGLEBY 
ECON CHIEF 
 
E.O. 12958: N/A 
TAGS: ETTC, KOMC, AE 
SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: POST-SHIPMENT END-USE CHECK 
ON LICENSE 050136833 
 
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 
end-use check on 
license number 050136833 for the export of defense hardware 
to the United 
Arab Emirates (U.A.E.). Post is requested to complete this 
Blue Lantern 
inquiry within 45 days.  Lack of response to a Blue Lantern 
inquiry will 
affect pending and future licenses involving parties to this 
license. 
 
3. Reason for Request: To confirm the bona fides of this 
transaction. 
 
4. Action Abu Dhabi: Department requests that Post make 
inquiries to 
determine whether or not the U.A.E. Armed Forces, Logistics 
Staff received 
the United States Munitions List (USML) items for the purpose 
stated on 
the license. 
 
End Request. 
 
5.  Details of license application: 
 
DTC Case: 050136833 
 
QUANTITY/COMMODITY: 
 
2   TPS-70 Ground Radar Gauge Pressure, P/N 563 
 
License Value: USD $480.00 
 
SELLER: 
 
Home Design Rugs DBA HDR Aeronautical 
Mr. Suresh Duggal 
8381 Canoga Avenue 
Canoga Park, CA  91303 
(818)727-7836 
 
FOREIGN CONSIGNEE: 
 
United Arab Emirates, G.H.Q. 
U.A.E. Armed Forces, Logistics Staff 
DTE-General Purchasing 
Abu Dhabi 
United Arab Emirates 
Tel: 971 2 4414999 
Fax: 971 2 4415687 
 
FOREIGN INTERMEDIATE CONSIGNEE: 
 
Hadif S. Al Mansouri, Managing Director 
Odaid Al Mansouri, Finance Manager 
Emirates Aviation Supply Centre 
Arab Tower Building 
Sheikh Hamdan Street, Suite 403 
P.O. Box 25256 
Abu Dhabi 
United Arab Emirates 
Tel: 971 2 674 4044 
Fax: 971 2 674 4055 
Email: easc@@emirates.net.ae 
Website: www.emiratesaviation.com 
 
FOREIGN END-USER: 
 
Yahya Yousuf Abdullah Al Baloushi 
Staff Colonel 
Deputy Director General Purchasing 
U.A.E. Air Force 
P.O. Box 2501 
Airport Road 
Abu Dhabi 
(Onward shipment to: Base Technical Supply Store) 
Al Dhafra 
United Arab Emirates 
Tel: 971 2 4414999 
Fax: 971 2 4415687 
 
PURPOSE: 
 
Sell/deliver parts for the TPS-70 Ground Radar via the buyer, 
Emirates Aviation (UAE), for delivery to the U.A.E. GHQ Armed 
Forces Logistics Staff, DTE - General Purchasing for end use 
by U.A.E. Armed Forces. The TPS-70 is a Ground Based Tactical 
Air Surveillance Radar. 
 
6. Submitted in support of the license application was the 
following extremely poor-quality document: 
 
   -  Emirates Aviation Purchase Order No. EASC/3320/08 dated 
24 August 2008 
 
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 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 

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