Ammunition Industries Group (AMIG)

Also Known As: 

Ammunition and Metallurgy Industries Group
Ammunition and Metallurgy Industry Group
Teheran Ammunition Industries
Sanaye Mohematsazi
Ammunition Group
Ammunition and Metallurgy Industries

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear
  • Chemical
  • Military


Pasdaran Street, P.O. Box 16765-1835, Tehran
Department 145-42, P.O. Box 16765-128, Tehran
Moghan Avenue, Pasdaran Street, Tehran


+0098 21-256-2580, +0098 21-254-2189;


+0098 21-255-3575


Entity Web Site:

The largest industrial group of the Defense Industries Organization (DIO); products include ammunition, mortar bombs, pyrotechnics, anti-tank and sea mines, hand grenades, detonators, brass materials, cutting tools, industrial valves, perforating charges for the oil industry, and other industrial parts; comprised of ten subsidiaries, including Shahid Sattari Industries, Parchin Ammunition Industries, 7th of Tir Industrial ComplexYazd Metallurgy IndustriesKhorasan Metallurgy IndustriesIsfahan Ammunition IndustriesShahid Shiroudi Industries, and Shahid Sayyad Shirazi Industries.


Designated by the U.N. Security Council on March 24, 2007, 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 21, 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 the entity's 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