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Articles and Reports
January 12, 2023
This article was first published in The Iran Primer. It is based on an Iran Watch report, Beyond the IR-1: Iran’s Advanced Centrifuges and their Lasting Implications.
Articles and Reports
December 19, 2022
Iran now has two programs run by separate institutions that produce large-diameter solid motors which could be used in ballistic missiles. This gives Iran the technological capacity to smash through its self-imposed 2,000-kilometer range limit at virtually any time it chooses.
Articles and Reports
December 18, 2022
Iran has installed several cascades of more powerful centrifuge models in production lines, where they have steadily increased both the size and enrichment level of Iran's uranium stockpile. This progress increases the risk of secret sites – permitting them to be smaller and easier to hide. Iran has used such sites to carry out illicit activity in...
Articles and Reports
November 29, 2022
Both Iran’s armed forces and Yemen’s Houthi rebels staged major military parades in late September. The two parades offered indications that Iran may be increasingly willing to supply the Houthis with its most advanced missiles, and to run greater risks in doing so.

Iranian Entities

An Iranian company that specializes in the design and manufacture of aircraft, including Shahed-series unmanned aerial vehicles; is subordinate to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Aerospace Force.
An Iranian company that performs services related to aircraft engines; majority-owned by Paravar Pars Company, which appears on the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) List maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control.


A Russia-based wholesale trading company; has assisted Rostam Qasemi in laundering funds on behalf of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).
An Iran-based joint venture between Chinese and Iranian energy companies; has assisted the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) with smuggling oil.

Unconventional Weapon Programs

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