Iranian Entities

Nuclear, Missile, Military
Wholly-owned subsidiary of MODAFL (Ministry of Defense Armed Forces Logistics) and a sister-organization to AIO (Aerospace Industries Organization), DIO (Defense Industries Organization), and AvIO; oversees subsidiaries including Shiraz Electronics Industries (SEI), Iran Communication Industries (ICI), Electronic Components Industries (ECI),...
An Iranian national who supports procurement for Iran's missile program; sanctioned by the United States on December December 19, 2014 under the Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act; the sanctions apply for two years and ban the U.S. government from procuring from, contracting with, or providing assistance to the entity; according to...


Added to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on February 1, 2011, freezing its assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction (...
Designs equipment for nuclear power plants, including electrical equipment, thermo-mechanical equipment, instrumentation, information-measuring systems, water chemistry systems, safety and automatic control systems, and control, monitoring and automation systems; built an automated process control system for the 1st unit of Iran's Bushehr Nuclear...

Our Publications

Nuclear Iran Weekly
March 4, 2015
Yesterday in Washington, the showdown between the White House and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the Iranian nuclear talks came to a head.
Nuclear Iran Weekly
February 24, 2015
There was not much news in the International Atomic Energy Agency’s latest report on Iran, which was distributed on February 19: Iran continues to respect the restrictions of an interim nuclear deal struck with the United States and its partners; Iran also continues to stonewall the Agency’s long-standing investigation of “possible military...
International Enforcement Actions
February 20, 2015
Pennsylvania businessman Helmut Oertmann pleaded guilty to attempting to ship a horizontal lathe, or “peeler” to Iran via Dubai without obtaining a necessary license from the U.S. Commerce Department. These machines are used, among other things, in the production of high-grade steel for aircraft. Oertmann is the CEO of Hetran, Inc., an...

Unconventional Weapon Programs

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