Shahid Chamran Group

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear



Subordinate to Iran's Organization of Defensive and Innovation Research (SPND), which has been associated with "possible military dimensions to Iran's nuclear program," according to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

Has conducted studies on electron acceleration and mass transfer, as well as research related to electromagnetics, pulse power, and wave generation.

Personnel include Sayyed Asghar Hashemitabar (managing expert), who has conducted research focused on pulse power.


Added on March 22, 2019, 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; 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.

Date Entered: 

May 17, 2019

Date Last Modified: 

May 17, 2019