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STATE FOR PM/DTCC -- BLUE LANTERN COORDINATOR
E.O. 12958: N/A TAGS: KOMC, ETTC, RO, FR, IS SUBJECT: BLUE LANTERN LEVEL 3: POST SHIPMENT END-USE CHECK ON LICENSES 05-050011623 AND 05-050010197
REF: A. ELLIS-ROMERO EMAILS
B. STATE 176592 DTG 201953Z OCT 06 C. BUCHAREST 1461 DTG 191143Z SEPT 06
1. (U) This message responds to Department request for Blue Lantern Level 3 Post Shipment End-Use Check on Lic. 05-050011623 and Lic. 05-050010197l. Romanian MOD office for Defense Trade and Acquisitions confirmed to Office for Defense Cooperation that the equipment under these licenses was received by MOD. They also acknowledged that although the MOD took possession of the equipment, it is has been delivered to the IAR (Industria Aeronautica Romana), S.A. facility in Ghimbav, Brasov where the equipment is to be incorporated into the IAR 330 Puma SOCAT rotary wings for delivery to the Romanian Air Force. GOR MOD is in compliance with the provisos attached to license 05-050010197. There has been no release of this equipment to a third party entity.
2. (U) Questions specific to IAR, including IAR's strict inventory control protocols, and relations with foreign consignees have been addressed in detail per ref c. IAR is fully cognizant of USML Controls and confirms no release of this equipment to a third party entity. No site visit was conducted.