Our Publications

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.
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.
February 15, 2023
An expert panel convened by the Wisconsin Project found that there are a handful of technological choke points where Western countries can still prevent qualitative improvements to Iranian drones, and it offered ideas about how to better restrict the flow of these technologies to Iran.
Policy Briefs
January 31, 2023
Though it would not halt Iran’s nuclear advances, triggering snapback would allow Europe and the United States to make use of the expanded restrictions provided for in previous Security Council resolutions to combat the pressing proliferation challenges posed by Iran.

Iranian Entities

An Iran-based company that produces light and ultra-light aircraft; according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, has produced and tested unmanned aerial vehicles for the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC); is closely associated with Imam Hussein University (IHU), an IRGC-controlled institution.
Missile, Military
An Iran-based company specialized in manufacturing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) components and in importing and exporting commercial goods; according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, has procured UAV engines for entities linked to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).


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.