Also Known As:
Raht Asseman Co. Ltd
Raht Aseman Co.
Raht Aseman Commercial Company
Raht Aseman Commercial Co. Ltd.
- No. 1.2, Mosque Alley, Mohammadi St., North Bahar Ave., Tehran, Iran 1564633311
- PO Box 15745-837, Tehran, Iran
- PO Box 13445-885, Tehran, Mehrabad Airport, Iran (Fajr Aviation & Composites Industry)
+98 21 751 20 73; +98 21 763 3978; +98 912 393 6684; +98(0)21-7751-2073; +98(0)912-201-8745 (Export Dept.); 98-21-4659457 9 (Fajr Aviation & Composites Industry)
+98(0)21-7752-9407, 98-21-4659460 (Fajr Aviation & Composites Industry)
FAJR@tco.ac.ir (Fajr Aviation & Composites Industry)
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On April 2, 2009, indicted by a U.S. federal grand jury for allegedly participating in a conspiracy to export thirteen different types of U.S.-made military aircraft parts to Iran via Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) without obtaining the required licenses or authorizations, in violation of the United States Iran Embargo, the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) and the Arms Export Control Act (AECA); also indicted were Amir Hossein Atabaki, Mohammad Javad Mohammad Esmaeil, Baktash Fattahi, Abbas Haider, Mohammed Javid Yahya Saboni, Reza Zahedi Pour, Mahdi Electronic Trading Co., Planet Commercial Brokerage LLC, Sahab Phase, and Sea Speed UAE.
According to the indictment, between January 2004 and May 2008, Atabaki, Esmaeil, Saboni and Zahedi caused funds to be used in purchasing dual-use and military aircraft parts from the United States for Mahdi Electronic, Sahab Phase, Raht Aseman and others in Iran; Fattahi, Haider, Saboni, Planet Commercial, Sea Speed and others then allegedly received these parts in Dubai and caused them to be shipped to Iran; defendants allegedly shipped parts for the F-5 ("Tiger") and F-14 ("Tomcat") fighter jets, Bell AH-1 ("Cobra") attack helicopter, and CH-53 and UH-1 ("Huey") military helicopters;
Effective December 5, 2008, added to the U.S. Entity List by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), due to involvement in activities that could be contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United States; no export or re-export involving this entity and any item subject to the U.S. Export Administration Regulations (EAR) is permitted without a license from BIS.
Established in 1980; engaged in the business of buying and selling aircraft parts; designs and manufactures aircraft and composites structures, including for defense and aerospace industries; has designed and manufactured drones and special purpose UAVs; established Fajr Aviation and Composites Industry (FACI) in 1991 to develop composites for aircraft; as Raht Medical, supplies medical, dental and laboratory equipment; contact person is reportedly Mr. M. J. Moteyian.