Also Known As:
Fan Pardazan Company
-P.O. Box 15875-1834, Km 5 Karaj Special Road, Tehran, Iran
-Unit 207, Saleh Blvd, Tehran, Iran
A front company for U.N.-designated Qods Aeronautics Industries, which produces unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), parachutes, paragliders, and para-motors; added on December 12, 2013 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 (WMD) and their delivery systems; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the entity or otherwise assisting the entity are subject to U.S. sanctions; designated by the Canadian government in 2013 as an entity contributing to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or to its development of chemical, biological or nuclear weapons or their delivery systems; designation prohibits Canadian parties from providing goods or financial services to the entity or dealing in property held by the entity; listed by the British government in 2013 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement.
Reportedly attempted to purchase meteorological sensors from a Finnish company for use in UAVs; Reza Amidi, also added to the SDN list on December 12, 2013, has served as a commercial manager of Qods Aeronautics Industries and has been tied to procurement work undertaken by Fan Pardazan.