Iran's Missile Program

This page contains background essays and other documents authored by the Wisconsin Project that describe Iran's program to build long-range missiles. These documents focus on the history of Iran's missile program and provide an overall assessment of Iran's missile capability.

This page also contains links to other missile-related content on Iran Watch, including profiles of Iranian entities and their suppliers, summaries of news articles, and documents from the Library published by governments and multilateral organizations.

News Briefs

Tasnim News Agency
March 19, 2017
National Council of Resistance of Iran
March 13, 2017

Iranian Entities

Missile
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February 7, 2017
Procures controlled technology for Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO) and Shahid Bagheri Industrial Group (SBIG) in support of Iran's ballistic missile program; uses multiple front companies, including Royal Pearl General Trading, to evade export control laws and sanctions.
Missile
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February 7, 2017
Acts as CEO of MKS International and Royal Pearl General Trading; uses both companies to acquire parts for Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO) and Shahid Bagheri Industrial Group (SBIG) in support of Iran's ballistic missile program.
Missile
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February 7, 2017
Has acted on behalf of Navid Composite, which is a subsidiary of U.N.-sanctioned Sanam Industrial Group; has facilitated transactions and shipments of laboratory equipment for Navid Composite; created Mabrooka Trading in order to import prohibited goods into Iran.

Suppliers

Missile
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February 6, 2017
A China-based import and export company; a subsidiary of Chunghsin International Trading Group Co., Ltd.; managed by Jack Qin; was used by Qin to facilitate shipments of dual-use goods to Abdollah Asgharzadeh in Iran; some items were ultimately destined for U.N.-sanctioned Shahid Hemat Industrial...
Missile
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February 7, 2017

Has assisted Abdollah Asgharzadeh and Tenny Darian in obtaining dual-use goods for Shahid Hemat Industrial Group (SHIG) in support of Iran's ballistic missile program.

Missile
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February 7, 2017

A front company that has worked with Shahid Bagheri Industrial Group (SBIG) and Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO) to procure components for Iran's ballistic missile program.