Iranian Aviation Industries Organization

Also Known As: 

Iran Aviation Industries Organization
Sazmane Sanaye Havai
Armed Forces Aviation Industries Organization

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear
  • Missile


- Ave. Sepahbod Gharani P.O. Box 15815/1775 Tehran, Iran
- Karaj Special Road, Mehrabad Airport, Tehran, Iran; Address: Sepahbod Gharani 36, Tehran, Iran
- 3th km Karaj Special Road, Aviation Industries Boulevard, Tehran, Iran

Oversees Iran's military aviation activities; linked to the Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL).

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, 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; added to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on December 12, 2013, 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;sanctioned by the governments of Canada, Switzerland, Japan, Norway, Australia,and South Korea; restricting business and financial transactions with the entity and/or freezing its assets in those countries; listed by the British government in 2012 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement; listed by the Japanese government in 2012 as an entity of concern for proliferation relating to missiles and nuclear weapons.

Activities include aircraft repair, creation, and manufacturing of parts; uses SAHA, PANHA, and HESA, for product procurement; involved in developing long range unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs); established in 1966.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

April 13, 2013

Date Last Modified: 

December 13, 2013