Defence Industries Training and Research Institute

Also Known As: 

Defence Industry's training and research institute
Defence industry's training and education institute
Defense Industries Training and Research Institute
Defensive Research Training Institute
Defense Ministry's institute for defense education and research
Institution for Research and Training of the Defense Industries
Organization for Defense Education and Research

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear
  • Missile
  • Biological


Parchin, Iran

Headed by Mohammad Eslami; reportedly collaborated with Shahid Beheshti University in designing and building a plasma thruster and a non-destructive laser system for testing thermal and mechanical effects on satellites; reportedly planned to support a nationwide conference on nuclear, chemical, and biological warfare defense, to be held by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in January 2006; according to the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), affiliated with Iran's Ministry of Defense; according to NCRI, formerly involved in the nuclear and biological projects of the Ministry of Defense.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

May 12, 2009

Date Last Modified: 

May 12, 2009