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  1. Iran Military Power: Ensuring Regime Survival and Securing Regional Dominance

    Governments » United States » Executive Branch » Department of Defense November 19, 2019 In September 1981, Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger asked the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) to produce an unclassified overview of the Soviet Union’s milita ...

  2. Iran: U.S. Economic Sanctions and the Authority to Lift Restrictions

    Governments » United States » Congress » Congressional Research Service Reports June 10, 2015 The United States has led the international community in imposing economic sanctions on Iran, in an effort to change the government of that country’s support of ...

  3. If Attacked, How Would Iran Respond?

    Private Viewpoints October 1, 2013 A report by the Iran Project published in late 2012 warned that "a U.S. and/or Israeli preventive military action against Iran could... perhaps contribut[e] to increased sectarian conflict and regional war." In ...

  4. Ballistic and Cruise Missile Threat

    Governments » United States » Executive Branch » Department of Defense July 10, 2013 Many countries view ballistic and cruise missile systems as cost-effective weapons and symbols of national power. In addition, they present an asymmetric threat to US air ...

  5. State Purchasing Organization

    Appears to facilitate the import of whole weapons and to be a subsidiary of the Ministry of Defense Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL). Listed by the European Union on June 24, 2008 as an entity linked to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities ...

  6. Tehran University

    University of Tehran UT Mother University A public Iranian university; faculty have conducted research relevant to nuclear weapons, missiles, and drones. In collaboration with scientists from  Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST),  Islamic Aza ...

  7. Ministry of Defense Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL)

    Iran’s defense ministry; responsible for defense research, development, and manufacturing, including support for Iran’s missile and nuclear programs. ...

  8. Defense Technology and Science Research Center (DTSRC)

    Listed (as ERI/MAVT) by the Japanese government in 2008 as an entity of concern for missile proliferation; named (as ERI) by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in 2008 as a military related institute requiring better understanding of its role in ...

  9. Defense Industries Organization (DIO)

    A subsidiary of Iran's Ministry of Defense Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL) representing a conglomerate of over 300 companies; reportedly responsible for managing Iran’s military industries. Has materially contributed to the development of Iran's ...

  10. Special Industries Group

    Ministry of Defense Special Industries Group Special Industries Organization (SIO) Special Industrial Groups of the Ministry of Defense Organization of Special Industries Special Group SIG Ministry of Defense Special Industries Organization Ministry of De ...

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