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Weapon Program Background Report
March 29, 2023
Since the beginning of 2022, Iran has unveiled several new ballistic and cruise missiles, as well as the Ghaem-100 space launch vehicle. On several occasions, Western navies intercepted arms transfers headed for Yemen containing advanced missile components.
Weapon Program Background Report
March 28, 2023
Iran’s missile arsenal is the largest in the Middle East. This table sets forth what is publicly known, claimed, or estimated about the capabilities of Iran's missiles that are most likely to be used either as nuclear-weapon delivery vehicles or for conventional strikes against high-payoff targets, such as bases or infrastructure.
Articles and Reports
March 21, 2023
How quickly could Iran build the bomb? This timetable estimates how soon Iran could produce the fuel for a small nuclear arsenal. Once it has the enriched uranium, however, it would need to turn it into a weapon, which could take anywhere from several months to a year or more.
February 24, 2023
A panel convened by the Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control offered recommendations of how supply-side controls can be strengthened and can continue to limit the size and capability of Iran’s drone arsenal in the future.

Iranian Entities

An Iranian state-owned bank; claims to have 1,914 branches across Iran; as of January 2021, held a total capital of nearly 210 trillion rials.
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An Iranian commercial bank; has provided financial support to entities associated with the Iranian military and Iran's nuclear and missile programs, according to the European Union


A China-based company that sells complete unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) as well as autopilot systems and engines for UAVs.
A subsea engineering consultancy based in the Republic of Georgia and Hong Kong; according to the U.S. Department of Commerce, part of a network used to supply Iran with U.S.-origin items that would provide material support to Iran's military industries in violation of U.S. export controls.

Unconventional Weapon Programs

Visit program-specific pages for information about Iran's nuclear and chemical weapon-related efforts and Iran's missile program.