Amir Ali Hajizadeh

Also Known As: 

Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh

Weapon Program: 

  • Military

Designated by the Canadian government in July 2010 as an entity contributing to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or to its development of chemical, biological or nuclear weapons or their delivery systems; designation prohibits Canadian parties from providing goods or financial services to the entity or dealing in property held by the entity; reportedly commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Air Force (IRGC Air Force); previous roles in the IRGC Air Force reportedly included missile director, acting operational commander, and air defense commander; reportedly has coordinated engineering and tunneling projects for the IRGC Air Force; in January 2011, reportedly announced the shooting down of two foreign spy planes over the Persian Gulf by Iranian forces.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

March 2, 2011

Date Last Modified: 

March 2, 2011