Also Known As:
Mohsen Kargar Hodjat Abadi
Mohsen Kargar Hodjatabadi
Chairman of the Board of Rayan Roshd Afzar, which has supplied components to the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and aerospace programs of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).
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 his 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 individual or otherwise assisting the individual are subject to U.S. sanctions.
Has obtained various military-applicable items from China on behalf of Rayan Roshd; has been involved in defense contracts, valued at tens of millions of dollars, between Rayan Roshd and its Iranian customers, including the Qods Aeronautics Industries.
Born in Qom, Iran on August 23, 1964; national ID number is 038-1-57690-6 (Iran); passport number is N95873956 (Iran - expires May 5, 2020).