Also Known As:
Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Aerospace Force Research And Self Sufficiency Jehad Organization
Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Aerospace Force Self-Sufficiency Jehad Organization
IRGC Aerospace Force Self Sufficiency Jihad Organization (ASF SSJO)
Self-Sufficiency Jihad Department of the IRGC Aerospace Force
IRGC Aerospace Force's Self-Sufficiency Unit
Involved in Iran's ballistic missile research and flight test launches; part of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force.
Added to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on July 18, 2017, 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.
Develops and produces the Ghadir (Qadir) radar system, which was used during the "Defenders of the Velayat Skies" military drills in February 2017, an exercise involving several different missile systems.