Passive Defense Organization

Also Known As: 

Permanent Committee for Passive Defense
Passive Defence Organization

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear

Listed by the European Union on July 26, 2010 as an entity linked to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran's development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; with some exceptions, European Union member states must freeze all funds and economic resources owned, held or controlled by the listed entity, and prevent funds or economic resources from being made available to it; sanctioned in 2010 by the governments of Canada, Australia, and Japan, restricting business and financial transactions with the entity and/or freezing its assets in those countries; listed by the British government in 2010 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement; responsible for the selection and construction of strategic facilities, according to the European Union, including "the uranium enrichment site at Fordow (Qom)"; chairman is Brigadier General Gholam-Reza Jalali, formerly of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

November 1, 2010

Date Last Modified: 

November 1, 2010