Armament Industries Group

Also Known As: 

Armament Group
AIG

Weapon Program: 

  • Military

Address: 

- Sepah Islam Road, Karaj Special Road Km 10
- Sepahian-e-Eslam St., 11th Km. Karaj Special Road, Tehran, P.O. Box 13185-1153, Iran
- Pasdaran Av., Tehran, Iran
- P.O. Box 19585/777, Tehran, Iran

Phone: 

4905671-6, 4905169-4905677

Entity Web Site: 

www.aig.ir

A subsidiary of Iran's Defense Industries Organization (DIO).

Listed in an annex to U.N. Security Council Resolution 1929 of June 9, 2010, as an entity involved in Iran's nuclear or ballistic missile activities; with some exceptions, the designation requires states to freeze financial assets on their territories which are owned or controlled by the entity, by its agents, by entities it owns or controls, or by entities determined by the Security Council to have assisted the designated entity in evading sanctions, and to ensure that funds, financial assets or economic resources are prevented from being made available by their nationals or by any persons or entities within their territories, to or for the benefit of the listed entity; listed by the European Union on April 24, 2007, as an entity linked to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran's development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; with some exceptions, and within their jurisdiction, European Union member states must freeze all funds and economic resources owned, held or controlled by the listed entity, and must also ensure that funds or economic resources are not made available to or for the benefit of the listed entity; sanctioned by the governments of Norway and Switzerland, restricting business and financial transactions with the entity and/or freezing its assets in those countries; added on September 17, 2008 to the Specially Designated National (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), 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 (WMD) and their delivery systems; the designation was part of sanctions against Iranian military end-users which obtained sensitive U.S.-origin goods through Iranian procurement front companies; listed by the British government in 2011 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement; listed by the Japanese government in 2011 as an entity of concern for proliferation relating to missiles and nuclear weapons.

Manufactures and services small arms and light weapons, and carries out procurement through Hadid Industries Complex; manufactures large and medium caliber guns, cannons, self-propelled guns, howitzers, rocket and mortar launchers, SPG-9 and 106-mm recoilless anti-tank guns, assault and sniper rifles, sub-machine guns, pistols, and hunting guns; affiliated complexes include Imam Ali Industries, Jangafzarsazi, Esfahan Alloy Steel, and Fajr-e-Shiraz.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

January 26, 2004

Date Last Modified: 

May 1, 2012