Paravar Pars Company

Also Known As: 

Paravar Pars Aerospace Research and Engineering Services
Paravar Pars Aerospace Research Institute
شرکت پرآورپارس
شرکت تحقیقات هوافضا و خدمات مهندسی پرآورپارس

Weapon Program: 

  • Military


13 km of Shahid Babaei Highway, After Imam Hossein University, next to Telo Road, Tehran, Iran


(+9821) 731 41 31


(+9821) 731 41 30


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An Iran-based company that produces light and ultra-light aircraft; according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, has produced and tested unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).

Was involved in the research, development, and production of the Shahed-171 UAV for the IRGC Aerospace Force; according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, received U.S.- and Israeli-made UAVs from the IRGC Aerospace Force for reverse engineering and indigenous reproduction.

Is closely associated with Imam Hussein University (IHU), an IRGC-controlled institution.

Shares an address with Sky Propulsion (Aseman Pishraneh) Engineering Services Company, a company specializing in the maintenance and overhaul of Rotax aircraft engines.

Members of the board of directors include Ali Reza Tangsiri (chairman), who is commander of the IRGC Navy. Entities represented on the board of directors have included the IRGC Research and Self-Sufficiency Jihad Organization and Imam Hussein University.

Established in 1992.


Listed by the European Union on December 12, 2022, as an entity responsible for actions that undermine or threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty, and independence of Ukraine; with limited exceptions, EU 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 September 8, 2022, 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.

Added on January 31, 2023, to the U.S. Department of Commerce's Entity List of end users subject to heightened export license requirements (with a policy of denial) due to involvement in proliferation activities or other activities of national security concern; exports, reexports, or transfers to the entity of certain foreign-produced items also require a license (with a policy of denial).

Sanctioned on November 29, 2022, by the government of Canada for involvement in Iran’s proliferation activities or affiliation with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), prohibiting (with some exceptions) its access to goods, funds, and related services in Canada.

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Date Entered: 

November 28, 2022

Date Last Modified: 

February 24, 2023