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UNCLAS AMMAN 002253 SIPDIS STATE FOR NEA AND PM E.O. 12958: N/A TAGS: PREL, MARR, MASS, MCAP, JO SUBJECT: EMBASSY POSITION ON THIRD PARTY TRANSFER OF ROYAL JORDANIAN AIR FORCE RESIDUAL PARTS TO INTERTRADE AVIATION CORP., AS REQUESTED BY JORDAN 1. U.S. Embassy Amman concurs with the GOJ request for third party transfer of F-5 A/B spare parts to Intertrade Aviation Corporation, 5722 Buckingham Drive, Huntington Beach, CA 92649. 2. Basis for Request: A. Items being transferred: 5 Heat Exchangers (NON-SME), Value USD 41,500.00 B. Source Program of the Defense Article Proposed for Transfer: Excess FMS articles not being used on current F-5 models. According to the RJAF, these parts were originally donated to Jordan by the Iranian Air Force in the 1970s with USG approval at the time. C. Acquisition Cost: No cost to the RJAF D. Point of Contact at Intertrade Aviation Corporation familiar with the Proposed Transfer and to whom required assurance commitment language can be referred: Mr. Ted Newfield; TEL: 714-895-3335 E. Proposed Use: Eventual sale by Intertrade Aviation F. U.S. and Recipient Security Interests Served by the Proposed Transfer: RJAF will be able to use funds generated from sale of these surplus items for other more critical needs. G. Purposed Timeframe or Time Constraints: N/A H. Demilitarization: N/A 3. Other Considerations: A. Impact on Force Structure: None B. Anticipated Reactions of Neighboring Nations: None C. Ability to Operate and Maintain: N/A D. Financial Considerations: The RJAF will obtain USD 41,500 as a result of this transfer. E. Relevant Human Rights Considerations: The Jordanian military have no history of human rights abuses and support civilian control of the military. There are no human rights considerations precluding the transfer of the specified items. Conclusion and Recommendation: Transfer of the above listed F-5 A/B spare parts will allow Jordan to dispose of items it no longer requires and will generate a small amount of funds which can be utilized for current needs. Recommend approval of third party transfer of the listed F-5 Spare Parts to Intertrade Aviation Corporation of Huntington Beach CA. BERRY
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