Fajr Industrial Group

Also Known As: 

Industrial Factories of Precision Machinery
Fadjr Industries Group (FIG)
Nasr Industries Group
Instrumentation Factories Plan (IFP)
Instrumentation Factories of Precision-Machinery
Precision Component Project Group
Sasadja Precision Industrial Complex
Mojtame Santy Ajzae Daghigh
Mojtama-e Sanaty-e Ajza-ye Daqiq
Department 140/16
Instrumentation Factories Plant
Instrumentation Factory Plant
Fajr Industries Group
Fadjr Industrial Group
Instrumentation Factories Plant (IFP)

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear
  • Missile


Tehran, Iran
Javadian Far Avenue 212, Tehran
Khavaran Road Km 40, Parchin
P.O. Box 1985-777, Tehran


+98 21 88978036


+98 21 88960239

A subsidiary of the Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO).

Acts as a procurement agent for military programs; oversees the manufacture and sale of electro-mechanical inertial gyroscopes and accelerometers; involved in the production and acquisition of precision equipment for missile guidance and control systems, including procurement on behalf of AIO; according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, since the late 1990s, has purchased high strength steel alloy with applications in ballistic missiles, as well as other missile-related items.

In 1997, L.P. Chromova of Russia's Inor reportedly agreed with an Iranian factory director identified as A. Asgharzadeh to supply then-Instrumentation Factories Plant with special alloys for Iran's long-range missile program, including 240 kilograms of high-strength steel alloy known as "21HKMT" for missile casings and alloy foil designated as "49K2F," "CUBE2," and "50N" used to shield missile guidance components and sold in sheets 0.2 and 0.4 millimeters thick.

Headed by Mohsen Hojati.


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 March 23, 2012, 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 June 8, 2007, 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 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 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.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

January 26, 2004

Date Last Modified: 

December 21, 2023