Ghorb Nooh

Weapon Program: 

  • Military

Address: 

P.O. Box 16765-3476, Tehran, Iran

Listed in an annex to U.N. Security Council Resolution 1929 of June 9, 2010, as an entity of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), with a role "in Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities and the development of nuclear weapon delivery systems"; with some exceptions, states are required to freeze financial assets on their territories which are owned or controlled by the entity, by its agents, by entities it owns or controls, or by entities determined by the Security Council to have assisted the designated entity in evading sanctions, and to ensure that any funds, financial assets or economic resources are prevented from being made available to it; listed by the European Union on July 26, 2010, as an entity linked to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran's development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; with some exceptions, European Union member states must freeze all funds and economic resources owned, held or controlled by the listed entity, and prevent funds or economic resources from being made available to it; sanctioned by the governments of Norway and Switzerland, restricting business and financial transactions with the entity and/or freezing its assets in those countries; added to the Specially Designated National (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on October 25, 2007, 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; listed by the British government in 2011 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement; listed by the Japanese government in 2011 as an entity of concern for proliferation relating to missiles and biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons.

Owned or controlled by KAA (Khatam ol Anbia Gharargah Sazandegi Nooh), an IRGC-owned company with subsidiaries involved in the construction of the Qom/Fordow uranium enrichment site; owns or controls Hara Company, Omran Sahel, and Sahel Consultant Engineers; on February 8, 2007, won jointly with South Korea's Daelim Industrial Co. Ltd. a $3 billion project, commissioned by the state-run National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), to construct three liquid natural gas and two liquid petroleum gas storage tanks in southern Iran by August 2010.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

January 16, 2008

Date Last Modified: 

March 1, 2012