Armament Industries Group (AIG)

Also Known As: 

Armament Group

Weapon Program: 

  • Military


- Sepah Islam Road, Karaj Special Road Km 10
- Sepahian-e-Eslam St., 11th Km. Karaj Special Road, Tehran, P.O. Box 13185-1153, Iran
- Pasdaran Av., Tehran, Iran
- P.O. Box 19585/777, Tehran, Iran


4905671-6, 4905169-4905677

Entity Web Site:

A subsidiary of Iran's Defense Industries Organization (DIO); manufactures and services small arms and light weapons, and carries out procurement through Hadid Industries Complex; manufactures large and medium caliber guns, cannons, self-propelled guns, howitzers, rocket and mortar launchers, SPG-9 and 106-mm recoilless anti-tank guns, assault and sniper rifles, sub-machine guns, pistols, and hunting guns; affiliated complexes include Imam Ali Industries, Jangafzarsazi, Esfahan Alloy Steel, and Fajr-e-Shiraz.


Designated by the U.N. Security Council on June 9, 2010, 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 24, 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 September 17, 2008, to the Specially Designated National (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; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the entity or otherwise assisting the entity are subject to U.S. sanctions; also subject to the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations; foreign financial institutions facilitating transactions for the entity may be prohibited from opening or maintaining correspondent or payable-through accounts in the United States.

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 missiles and 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.

Date Entered: 

January 26, 2004

Date Last Modified: 

December 20, 2023