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Nuclear
A previously clandestine underground uranium enrichment facility revealed by the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) in August 2002, and whose existence was acknowledged by Iran in February 2003; part of Iran’s gas centrifuge enrichment program; facility consists of a Pilot Fuel Enrichment Plant (PFEP) and a commercial-scale Fuel...
Nuclear
Involved in uranium exploration and extraction; oversees mineral processing operations in Iran; provides support for uranium ore mining at the Gchine mine. Listed by the European Union on May 23, 2011 as an entity linked to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran's development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; with some...

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Missile
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 (...
Nuclear
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...

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International Enforcement Actions
June 23, 2014
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...
International Enforcement Actions
May 25, 2014
Israeli citizen Eliyahu Cohen (a.k.a. Eli Cohen) was arrested in Israel on May 12, 2014 on charges of conspiring to export U.S. defense articles without a license. His arrest follows an investigation into a network of entities involved in the illicit export of military parts from the United States. A February 2007 indictment charged Cohen and his...
Roundtables
May 14, 2014
Given substantial momentum toward moving beyond the interim nuclear deal with Iran to a more comprehensive agreement, the U.S. administration must insist on several critical elements for any final deal to be adequate, according to a panel discussion hosted by the Wisconsin Project. These elements include a full explanation of Iran’s past nuclear...

Unconventional Weapon Programs

Visit program-specific pages for information about Iran's nuclear and chemical weapon-related efforts and Iran's missile program.