Research Center for Explosion and Impact

Also Known As: 


Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear


44, 180th Street West, Tehran, 16539-75751

Listed by the European Union on December 1, 2011 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.

Oversees activities linked to possible military dimensions of Iran's nuclear program, according to the European Union; subordinate to Malek Ashtar University (MUT); carried out studies on shaped (hollow) charges that have applications in the development of nuclear explosives; affiliated with the Section for Advanced Development Applications and Technologies (SADAT); reportedly maintains two separate facilities; headed by Javad Al Yasin.

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Date Entered: 

July 15, 2012

Date Last Modified: 

July 15, 2012