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Radio equipment and export license applications to Syria
« on: November 28, 2014, 10:38:18 AM »
Date:
1973 December 14, 15:33 (Friday)
 
Canonical ID:
1973STATE244550_b


https://www.wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1973STATE244550_b.html

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APEX AIRTRONICS INC | GE - Germany (East) | MILI - Military and Defense Affairs--General | MILI GW | TELEMIT ELECTRONICS GMBH
1. DEPARTMENT HAS RECEIVED EXPORT LICENSE APPLICATIONS66630 AND 66631 FROM APEX AIRTRONICS INC., BROOKLYN, N.Y. FOR EXPORT TO TELEMIT ELECTRONICS G.M.B.H., HEIDEMANNSTRABE 29, MUNICH 45 GERMANY FOR AN/PRC-77 (OWM-GY TYPE) RADIO SETS, AMPLIFIER KITS, AND ASSO- CIATED MODULES AND MOUNTS. RADIO SETS AND MODULES ARE MODIFIED TO GERMAN SPECIFICATIONS AND MANUFAC- TURED BY BRISTOL ELECTRONICS INC., NEW BEDFORD, MASS. AMPLIFIER KITS AND MOUNTS ALSO BUILT TO GERMAN SPECIFICATIONS, BY ASSOCIATED INDUSTRIES, NO. HOLLY- WOOD, CALIF.

2. TOTAL VALUE TRANSACTIONS $895,400. FIRM ORDERS COV-ERING TRANSACTIONS RECEIVED FROM TELEMIT. LIMITED OFFICIAL USE LIMITED OFFICIAL USE PAGE 02 STATE 244550

3. EQUIPMENT FOR USE BY SWEDISH, AUSTRIAN, AND GERMANARMIES.

4. CONGEN COMMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS RE APPLICATIONS66630 AND 66631 REQUESTED.

5. FYI: DEPARTMENT RECEIVING COMPLAINTS FROM OTHER U.S. MANUFACTURERS PRC-77 EQUIPMENT THAT SALES BEING MADE BY FOREIGN MANUFACTURERS TO DESTINATIONS PROHIBITED FOR DIRECT EXPORT SAME EQUIPMENT FROM U.S. LATEST SUCH COMPLAINT ALLEGES TELEMIT SUPPLYING SIMILAR EQUIPMENT SYRIA AND/OR ASSISTING IN ESTAB- LISHING MANUFACTURING PLANT IN THAT COUNTRY. END FYI.

6. IF POSSIBLE, CONGEN SHOULD MAKE DISCREET INQUIRIESAS TO BASIS TELEMIT MANUFACTURE U.S. ORIGIN EQUIPMENT. NO RECORD AVAILABLE OF TELEMIT MANUFACTURING OR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AGREEMENT WITH BRISTOL OR OTHER U.S. MANUFACTURER BEING PROCESSED UNDER DEPARTMENTS INTERNATIONAL TRAFFIC IN ARMS REGULATIONS (SEE 10FAM 180). DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE INFORMS US THEY ALSO HAVE NEVER GRANTED SUCH AUTHORITY OR RELEASED TECH- NICAL DATA PACKAGE (TDP) TO TELEMIT OR FRG.

7. THE DEPARTMENT (MUNITIONS CONTROL) IS AWARE OF OTHER ACTIONS WITH REGARD DEPT OF DEFENSE INTEREST IN ALLEGED TELEMIT ACTIVITIES IN PRODUCING USG PROPRIE- TARY EQUIPMENT WITHOUT AUTHORIZATION. THIS END USE CHECK IS SOUGHT TO SATISFY MC EXPORT LICENSING REQUIREMENTS BY VERIFYING THE BONA FIDES OF THE ORDERS FROM TELEMIT AND THE BASIS OR AUTHORITY UNDER WHICH TELEMIT IS MANUFACTURING U.S. ORIGIN EQUIPMENT.

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