Naval Defense Missile Industry Group

Also Known As: 

  • Cruise Missile Industry Group 
  • Samen Al A'Emmeh Industries Group
  • SAIG
  • CMIG
  • 8th Imam Industries Group
  • Samen Al-A'Emmeh Industries Group
  • Cruise Systems Industry Group

Weapon Program: 

  • Missile


Tehran, Iran

Develops and produces cruise missiles, including naval missiles.

Listed in an annex to U.N. Security Council resolution 1747 of March 24, 2007, as an entity involved in Iran's nuclear or ballistic missile activities; with some exceptions, the designation requires states to freeze the financial assets on their territories which are owned or controlled by the entity, by its agents, or by entities it controls; the designation also requires states to ensure that funds, financial assets or economic resources are prevented from being made available by their nationals or by any persons or entities within their territories, to or for the benefit of the entity.

Added on June 16, 2010 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 (WMD) and their delivery systems; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the entity or otherwise assisting the entity are subject to U.S. sanctions; listed by the European Union on April 19, 2007 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 by the Japanese government in 2017 as an entity of concern for proliferation relating to missiles.

Reportedly acquired a titanium alloy (Ti-6AI-4V) with applications in tactical and cruise missile systems, missile motor cases, and re-entry vehicle structures; the alloy was reportedly supplied by UAE-based Eliya General Trading, and was produced by NMT GmbH, a German firm.

Owned or controlled by Aerospace Industries Organization; oversees Shahid Alamolhoda Industries, according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury; has used Kian Metals as a "cover name" to facilitate procurement.

Has been headed by Mohammad Reza Movasaghnia.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

August 31, 2007

Date Last Modified: 

December 15, 2017