Iranian Entities

Has transported personnel, weapons, and goods on behalf of Lebanese Hizballah; provided assistance to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force, including transporting IRGC-QF personnel to and from Iran and Syria for military training; received aid in the acquisition of aircraft from Ukrainian-Mediterranean Airlines (UM Air), Bukovyna...
State-owned company subordinate to the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran; declared by Iranian authorities as the primary site for centrifuge enrichment research and development between 1997 and 2002; according to the U. N. Security Council, supplier for the Pilot Fuel Enrichment Plant (PFEP) at Natanz; reportedly identified by the British...


Sanctioned (with all successors, sub-units, or subsidiaries) by the United States on April 1, 2004 under the Iran Nonproliferation Act of 2000, for transferring to Iran equipment and/or technology of proliferation significance since January 1, 1999; sanctioned by the United States in June 2003 for engaging in proliferation activities with Iran;...
Listed by the Russian Government in July 1996 as an enterprise of the Russian defense complex, "privatization of which is prohibited;" conducts heavy armor research and development and metallurgical research for shipbuilding; development of titanium alloy for submarine hull construction, non-magnetic steels and alloys for anti-submarine vessels,...

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Nuclear Iran Weekly
June 23, 2015
Iran has agreed to implement the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) Additional Protocol as part of a comprehensive nuclear deal, but Iranian negotiators have been reluctant to grant the Agency inspection rights that go beyond the Additional Protocol, such as allowing access to military sites. Is the Additional Protocol sufficient for the...
Articles and Reports
June 17, 2015
Secretary of State John Kerry appears to have conceded a key issue in the ongoing nuclear talks with Iran: whether Iran will have to account for alleged past activities related to nuclear weapons development.
Nuclear Iran Weekly
June 16, 2015
No new instances of illicit procurement by Iran have been confirmed over the past year, according to a June 2 report by the U.N. Panel of Experts. According to the Panel, this lack of reporting “could reflect a general reduction of procurement activities by the Iranian side or a political decision by some Member States to refrain from reporting...

Unconventional Weapon Programs

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