Ministry of Defense Logistics Export

Also Known As: 

MODLEX Export Center

Weapon Program: 

  • Military


P.O. Box 16315-189, Tehran, Iran
P.O. Box 16135-189, Tehran, Iran


+9821 88765199, (+98-21) 88889256-88881655


+9821 88763761, (+98-21) 88881656

Export arm of the Ministry of Defense Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL); markets and exports Iranian-produced weapons to countries around the world, in violation of U.N. resolution 1747 (2007); products include rockets, missiles, military vehicles, ammunition, pyrotechnics, propellants, high explosives, and optics; markets rockets and missiles for export, including Fadjr rocket launchers, Sayad Air Defence Missile Systems, Nazeat surface-to-surface rockets, Fateh-110 surface-to-surface missiles, Zelzal rockets, Noor anti-ship missiles, and Kosar anti-ship missiles; supplies NBC (Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical) protection, decontamination, and detection systems, including digital doserate meters, pocket radiation monitors, and chemical warfare agent detectors.

Supplies and markets weapons and other goods produced by Chemical Industries & Development of Material Group (CIDMG), Armament Industries Group (AIG)Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO)Isfahan Optics Industry (IOI)Marine Industries Group (MIG)Iran Aircraft Manufacturing Industries (HESA)Iran Aircraft Industries (IACI)Fajr Aviation Composite Industries (FACI)Iran Helicopter Support & Renewal Company (PANHA)Qods Aviation Industries, Basir Industry, and Armour Industries of Iran.

Company officials include A. Sadeghi (managing director) and M. Fakori (South-east Asia regional representative); established in 1989.


Designated by the U.N. Security Council on June 9, 2010, pursuant to resolution 1737 (2006), as an entity involved in Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; subsequently designated by U.N. Security Council resolution 2231 (2015); removed from the U.N. list on October 18, 2023, following the expiration of targeted sanctions contained in resolution 2231.

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, E.U. member states must freeze assets owned or controlled by the entity, directly or indirectly, and prevent assets from being made available to it.

Added on July 12, 2012, 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 and their delivery systems; also subject to the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the entity or otherwise assisting the entity are subject to U.S. sanctions.

Sanctioned by the governments of Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom, restricting business and financial transactions with the entity and/or freezing its assets in those countries.

Listed by the Japanese government in 2022 as an entity of concern for proliferation relating to missiles and nuclear weapons.

Listed by the British government in 2015 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement, but removed in 2017 after the U.K. withdrew its Iran list.

Date Entered: 

August 27, 2008

Date Last Modified: 

December 21, 2023