Iranian Entity: Armament Industries Group
|Armament Industries Group|
|Also Known As:|
|- 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
A subsidiary of Iran's Defense Industries Organization (DIO) (see separate entity record).
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, resulting in criminal indictment by the U.S. Justice Department of Ali Akbar Yahya, F.N. Yaghmaei, Mayrow General Trading, Atlinx Electronics, Micatic General Trading, Madjico Micro Electronics, Al-Faris, Neda Industrial Group, Bahman Ghandi, Farshid Gillardian, Kaam Chee Mun, Djamshid Nezhad, Ahmad Rahzad, Majid Seif, Eco Biochem Sdn BHD and Vast Solution Sdn BHD (see separate entity records); 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; listed as an entity of concern for military procurement activities in an early warning document distributed by the German government to industry in July 2005; 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.
Manufactures large and medium caliber guns, cannons, propelled and self-propelled guns, howitzers, various kinds of barrels, 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 Hadid industries (see separate entity record), Imam Ali industries, Jangafzarsazi (see separate entity record), Esfahan Alloy Steel (see separate entity record), and Fajr-e-Shiraz, producing both military and civil products.
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