National Center for Vacuum Technology

Also Known As: 

National Vacuum Engineering and Technology Center

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear


Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant, Qom Iran

Part of the Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant; houses calibration laboratories.

Reportedly manufactures, tests, and calibrates vacuum equipment for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran; reportedly produces pressure transducers (capacitance pressure gauges), which are used in the vacuum systems of gas centrifuges for uranium enrichment; reportedly also contributes to the aerospace and packaging industries.

Built on a 1,500 square meter site in Qom; reportedly located near the National Materials Science and Engineering Research Center to facilitate collaboration; established in 2019.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

November 25, 2019

Date Last Modified: 

November 25, 2019