Also Known As:
Mechanic Industries Group
Mechanical Industries Group
Mechanical Industries Complex
Mechanic Industries Organisation
Abali Road/Azmayesh Junction, Tehran
Part of Defense Industries Organization; has participated in the production of components for the Iranian ballistic missile program; listed by the European Union on June 24, 2008 as an entity linked to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran's development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; with some exceptions, and within their jurisdiction, European Union member states must freeze all funds and economic resources owned, held or controlled by the listed entity, and must also ensure that funds or economic resources are not made available to or for the benefit of the listed entity.
Listed as an entity of concern for arms proliferation in an early warning document distributed by the German government to industry in July 2005; the German government urged caution when initiating commercial dealings with this entity, and suggested that all purchases by this entity must be assumed to serve military aims unless the contrary can be shown by specific and verifiable means.
Listed by the Japanese government in 2005 as an entity of concern for missile related proliferation, but has not been relisted subsequently; identified by the British government in February 1998 as having procured goods and/or technology for weapons of mass destruction programs, in "addition to doing non-proliferation related business."
According to the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), in 2002 the complex was under the supervision of Brig. Gen. Rahimi; according to the NCRI, in 2002 the complex was involved in the manufacture of bodies, parts and sub-systems for Shahab missiles.