Brigadier-General Mostafa Mohammad Najjar

Weapon Program: 

  • Missile
  • Military



Minister of MODAFL (Ministry of Defense Armed Forces Logistics) in charge of all military programs, including ballistic missiles; listed by the European Union on June 24, 2008 as a person linked to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran's development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; with some exceptions, and within their jurisdiction, European Union member states must freeze all funds and economic resources owned, held or controlled by the person, and must also ensure that funds or economic resources are not made available to or for the benefit of the listed person; with some exceptions, European Union member states must prevent the person's entry into or transit through their territories.

Reportedly joined the IRGC (Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps) in 1979; in 1982, reportedly became head of the IRGC Middle East Directorate and commanded IRGC forces in Lebanon; beginning in 1985, reportedly involved in the (now defunct) IRGC Ministry; in several capacities, has overseen defense manufacturing companies, including under the Defense Industries Organization (DIO); reportedly deputy head of DIO planning and development prior to appointment as defense minister in 2005; reportedly has a B.Sc. in mechanical engineering from the Khajeh Nasireddin Tusi University (KN Toosi University of Technology) and a M.A. in executive management from the Industrial Management Organization (IMO); reportedly born in Tehran in 1956-7.

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Date Entered: 

February 5, 2009

Date Last Modified: 

February 5, 2009