Featured Iranian Entities

This page contains profiles of Iranian entities researched and written by the Wisconsin Project. These entities - persons, companies, institutes, government agencies - are thought to be contributing to Iran's nuclear, chemical, or biological weapon capabilities or to its missiles or advanced conventional weapon programs. Many of the entities have been explicitly identified by governments as contributing to these programs.

The entities on this page are those the Wisconsin Project has chosen to feature.  For a full list of entities on Iran Watch, see the "Alphabetical List of Iranian Entities."

The Wisconsin Project believes this information to be reliable; however, the Wisconsin Project does not guarantee full accuracy or completeness. The Wisconsin Project invites comment on this information that could aid in presenting a full and accurate picture of the entity described.

An Iranian national; chairman of the board of directors of Bonyan Danesh Shargh, a company that reportedly operates a remote-sensing satellite for Iran in partnership with Russian companies.
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.
A subsidiary of Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group (SHIG), an entity subordinate to the Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO) and responsible for Iran's liquid-fueled ballistic missile programs; according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, has played a key role in missile cooperation between Iran and North Korea.
Nuclear, Missile, Military
An Iranian technical university that has supported research relevant to Iran's nuclear program, missiles, and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
An Iran-based company specializing in medical equipment and pharmaceutical products; according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, used by Mohammad Ali Hosseini to procure ballistic missile propellant and related materials in support of Iran's missile program.
Nuclear, Missile, Chemical, Biological, Military
A public Iranian university; faculty have conducted research relevant to nuclear weapons, missiles, and drones.