Niru Battery Company

Also Known As: 

Niru Battery Manufacturing Company
Niru Batteries MFG. Co. Ltd.
Nour Battery Manufacturing Company
Sherkate Battrijazi Niru
Niru Battery Co
Niru Battery Mfg. Co.
Nirou Battery Manufacturing Saba Battery Company
Niru Co. Ltd.
Sherkat Battery Sazi Niru Sahami Khass
The Niru Battery Company
Niru Battery Manufacturing (Batrisazi-ye Niru)
Niru Battery Mfg.CO (Saba Battery)
Sherkate Batri-e Niru

Weapon Program: 

  • Missile


- Nobonyad Blvd., Pasdaran Avenue, P.O. Box 19575-361, Tehran
- Next to Babee Exp. Way, Nobonyad Sq., Tehran
- Next to Shahid Babaei Exp'way, Nobonyad Sq., 16689, Tehran, Iran
- End of Pasdaran Avenue, Nobonyad Square, Tehran


21-251-0523, 254-7093, +98 21 22547094, +98 21 22567608-9, +98 21 2545084


21-254-4094, +98 21 22567608-9, +98 21 2545084


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Named by the U.N. Security Council as an entity whose role is to manufacture power units for the Iranian military, including for missile systems; subsidiary of the Defense Industries Organization (DIO); shares address and contact information with Saba Battery; battery products have included the Saba Battery brand; reportedly founded in 1964; company registration number reportedly 8923.


Designated by the U.N. Security Council on March 3, 2008, 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 March 12, 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 April 7, 2009, to the Specially Designated National (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; also subject to the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations; foreign financial institutions facilitating transactions for the entity may be prohibited from opening or maintaining correspondent or payable-through accounts in the United States.

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.

Listed by the British government in 2015 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement, and has had export licenses both granted and denied by that government, but removed in 2017 after the U.K. withdrew its Iran list.

Date Entered: 

January 26, 2004

Date Last Modified: 

December 21, 2023