Shahid Karrazi Industries

Also Known As: 

Kharrazi Industry

Weapon Program: 

  • Missile


After Atashneshani Square, Khojir region, southeastern Tehran, Iran

An Iranian defense firm subordinate to Shahid Bagheri Industrial Group (SBIG), which is responsible Iran's solid-fueled ballistic missile program.

Develops and produces guidance and control systems for solid-propellant ballistic missiles.

Listed in an annex to U.N. Security Council Resolution 1929 of June 9, 2010, as an entity involved in Iran's nuclear or ballistic missile activities; subsequently designated by U.N. Security Council resolution 2231 (2015); with some exceptions, the designation requires states to freeze assets that are owned or controlled by the entity, directly or indirectly, and to ensure that assets are not made available to the entity.

Added on January 4, 2018 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 (WMD) and their delivery systems; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the entity or otherwise assisting the entity are subject to U.S. sanctions.

Listed by the European Union on June 19, 2010, pursuant to U.N. Security Council resolution 1929, as an entity whose funds and economic resources, and those it owns, holds, or controls, must be frozen by E.U. member states; with some exceptions, E.U. member states must freeze all funds and economic resources owned, held or controlled by the entity, and must also ensure that funds or economic resources are not made available to or for the benefit of the listed entity.

Sanctioned by the governments of Australia, Japan, Norway, and Switzerland, restricting business and financial transactions with the listed entity and/or freezing its assets in those countries; listed by the Japanese government in 2018 as an entity of concern for proliferation relating to missiles; listed by the British government in 2013 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement, but removed in 2017 after the U.K. withdrew its Iran list.

Reportedly has an aerospace center; has received technical support related to high-pressure compressors; employs PowerMILL software, a 3D computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) program with military applications.

Contracted Sanat Hooshmand JIK to conduct aluminum tube inspections at Parchin; suppliers include Iran's Derakhshesh Electric, an electronics company.

Company officials include Amir Radfar (director) and Vahid Fouladgar (metallurgy expert).

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

July 8, 2010

Date Last Modified: 

May 30, 2018