7th of Tir Industrial Complex

Also Known As: 

  • 7th of Tir Industries
  • Mojtamae Sanate Haftome Tir
  • Sanaye Haftome Tir

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear
  • Missile


  • Mobarakeh Road Km 45, Isfahan
  • P.O. Box 81465-478, Isfahan, Iran


(+98) 311-3326808


(+98) 311-3325006

Entity Web Site: 


Controlled by the Ammunition Industries Group (AMIG) and subordinate to the Defense Industries Organization (DIO).

Connected to Iran's centrifuge program; involved in weapons procurement transactions; linked to a shipment of arms and explosives destined for Syria and seized by Turkish officials in February 2011; produces mortar bombs and fuses; in February 2006, reportedly opened a new production line for munition primers; products include epoxy powder coating, industrial valves, and automobile parts; capabilities include forging, machining, heat treatment, surface coating, nickel electrolysis, manufacturing control gauges, laboratory services including ferrous and non-ferrous metals analysis, and manufacturing aluminum parts by die casting.

Reportedly part of a group of companies for which Mostafa Mohammad Najjar served as a director; company officials include Seyyed Hassan Moosavi, Abolghasem Kaykhai, and Saeed Badihi; established in 1986.


Designated by the U.N. Security Council on December 23, 2006, pursuant to resolution 1737 (2006), as an entity involved in Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; subsequently designated by U.N. Security Council resolution 2231 (2015); removed from the U.N. list on October 18, 2023, following the expiration of targeted sanctions contained in resolution 2231.

Listed by the European Union on April 20, 2007, as an entity linked to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran's development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; with some exceptions, E.U. member states must freeze assets owned or controlled by the entity, directly or indirectly, and prevent assets from being made available to it.

Added on July 8, 2008, to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), freezing its assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and their delivery systems; also subject to the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the entity or otherwise assisting the entity are subject to U.S. sanctions.

Sanctioned by the governments of Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom, restricting business and financial transactions with the entity and/or freezing its assets in those countries.

Listed by the Japanese government in 2022 as an entity of concern for proliferation relating to nuclear weapons.

Listed by the British government in 2015 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement, but removed in 2017 after the U.K. withdrew its Iran list.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

January 26, 2004

Date Last Modified: 

December 20, 2023