Iranian Entity: Ammunition Industries Group (AMIG)
|Ammunition Industries Group (AMIG)|
|Also Known As:|
|Ammunition and Metallurgy Industries Group
Ammunition and Metallurgy Industry Group
Teheran Ammunition Industries
Ammunition and Metallurgy Industries
|Chemical, Military, Nuclear|
|Pasdaran Street, P.O. Box 16765-1835, Tehran
Department 145-42, P.O. Box 16765-128, Tehran
Moghan Avenue, Pasdaran Street, Tehran
|+0098 21-256-2580, +0098 21-254-2189;|
The largest industrial group of the Defense Industries Organization (DIO - see separate entity record).
Listed by the Japanese government in 2008 as an entity of concern for proliferation relating to nuclear weapons; listed by the British government in 2008 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement; on July 8, 2008, added to the Specially Designated National (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), freezing the entity's 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; listed by the European Union on April 21, 2007, pursuant to U.N. Security Council Resolution 1747, as an entity whose funds and economic resources, and those it owns, holds or controls, must be frozen by E.U. member states, with some exceptions, and within their jurisdiction; E.U. member states must also ensure that funds or economic resources are not made available to or for the benefit of the listed entity; listed in an annex to U.N. Security Council resolution 1747 of March 24, 2007, as an entity involved in Iran's nuclear or ballistic missile activities; with some exceptions, the U.N. designation requires states to freeze the financial assets on their territories which are owned or controlled by the entity, by its agents, or by entities it controls; the U.N. designation also requires states 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 entity; listed by the German government in 2005 as a risky end-user in warnings supplied to industry; the German government urged caution when initiating commercial dealings with this entity, and suggested that all purchases by this entity must be assumed to serve military aims unless the contrary can be shown by specific and verifiable means; identified by the British government in February 1998 as having procured goods and/or technology for weapons of mass destruction programs (specifically chemical), in "addition to doing non-proliferation related business."
Products include ammunition, mortar bombs, pyrotechnics, anti-tank and sea mines, hand grenades, detonators, brass materials, cutting tools, industrial valves, perforating charges for the oil industry and other industrial parts; comprised of ten subsidiaries, including Shahid Sattari Industries, Parchin Ammunition Industries, the 7th of Tir Industries Complex, Yazd Metallurgy Industries, Khorasan Metallurgy Industries, Isfahan Ammunition Industries (see separate entity records), Shahid Shiroudi Industries and Shahid Sayyad Shirazi Industries.
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