Iranian Entities

A branch of Iran's Defense Industries Organization (DIO); affiliated with the Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL); produces military and civilian chemical products and materials; products include, propellant charges, steel and aluminum vessels, and explosives, including RDX, HMX and TNT.
Nuclear, Military
Listed by the European Union on July 26, 2010 as an entity linked to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran's development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; with some exceptions, European Union member states must freeze all funds and economic resources owned, held or controlled by the listed entity, and prevent funds or...


On October 15, 2010, sentenced in the United Kingdom to eight months' imprisonment and fined 30,000 pounds, after pleading guilty to exporting controlled items to Iran without the required licenses.
Listed in an early warning document distributed by the German government to industry in 2007 as a company cited by the United States for supporting Syrian arms and/or proliferation programs; sanctioned (with all successors, sub-units, or subsidiaries) by the United States on December 28, 2006, under the Iran and Syria Nonproliferation Act,...

Our Publications

March 3, 2014
Last week, my organization received a call from a staff member on Capitol Hill who had an interesting question: how much nuclear energy could Iran produce with its current stockpile of enriched uranium? The staff member, like most journalists and even the public, was under the impression that Iran’s stockpile of enriched uranium might be...
Articles and Reports
February 5, 2014
The continuing nuclear talks with Iran have just entered their most challenging phase. During the next six months, the U.S. and its negotiating partners will try, in the words of President Barack Obama, to persuade Iran to agree on a “peaceful nuclear program,” including a “modest enrichment capability,” that leaves it short of the ability to...
International Enforcement Actions
December 19, 2013
Nicholas Kaiga, a Belgian businessman, was arraigned in U.S. federal court on October 31, 2013 on charges of attempting to export from the United States aluminum tubing used in the aerospace industry to a Malaysian front company, via Belgium, without the required license. The tubing was ultimately destined for an individual in Iran, according to...

Unconventional Weapon Programs

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