Russia's premier theoretical and applied aerospace research facility; military product lines include fighters, bombers and reconnaissance aircraft; helped design and test every major Soviet fighter, airliner, and spacecraft; conducts research in aeroacoustics, aerothermodynamics, gas dynamics, aircraft aerodynamics, aeroelasticity, structural integrity, composite materials, flight dynamic and vehicle control systems, hydrodynamics, lasers and optics, microwave technology, plasma physics, and precision manufacturing.
This page contains profiles of Iran's suppliers researched and written by the Wisconsin Project. These entities -- persons, companies, governments -- are thought to have supplied technology, equipment, material, or expertise to Iran that would enhance Iran's ability to construct nuclear, chemical, biological or advanced conventional weapons or long-range missiles. Many of the entities have been explicitly identified by governments as contributing to these programs.
The suppliers on this page are those the Wisconsin Project has chosen to feature. For a full list of suppliers on Iran Watch, see the "Alphabetical List of Suppliers."
The Wisconsin Project believes this information to be reliable; however, the Wisconsin Project does not guarantee full accuracy or completeness. The Wisconsin Project invites comment on this information that could aid in presenting a full and accurate picture of the entity described.
Added to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on July 12, 2012, freezing his assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S.
An Iranian-born Canadian citizen; involved in a conspiracy to illegally export U.S.-origin goods, services, and technology with both military and non-military applications to Iran without the required licenses.
Arrested on March 28, 2017 in Blaine, Washington while entering the United States; pleaded guilty on May 4, 2018 to one count of conspiracy to unlawfully export U.S. goods and technology to Iran and to defraud the United States, in violation of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) and Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations (ITSR); on August 20, 2018...
Supplied hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of aluminum products to Iran Centrifuge Technology Company (TESA), which produces centrifuges for Iran's uranium enrichment program.
Listed by the Russian Government in July 1996 as an enterprise of the Russian defense complex, "privatization of which is prohibited;" conducts heavy armor research and development and metallurgical research for shipbuilding; development of titanium alloy for submarine hull construction, non-magnetic steels and alloys for anti-submarine vessels, high-strength hull steels, advanced propulsion system materials, and aluminum alloys; development of titanium alloys for machinery system applications; formerly subordinate to the Ministry of the Shipbuilding Industry; state-controlled firm...
According to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, acted for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, U.S.-sanctioned Wuhan Sanjiang Import and Export Co. LTD (Wuhan Sanjiang), and for having provided financial material, technological, or other support for, or goods or services in support of, U.S.-sanctioned Shiraz Electronics...
A Dubai-based trading company; part of a network of front companies and individuals acting on behalf of the Government of Iran to circumvent international sanctions; reportedly engaged in petrochemical exports.
Acted on behalf of various Iranian government entities and conspired with Greek businessman Dimitris Cambis to help Iran evade sanctions; acted as a financier for a front company owned by Cambis in order to facilitate the purchase of oil tankers; the tankers were purchased on behalf of National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC).
Reportedly involved in obtaining and...
Listed by the European Union on May 23, 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.
Sold tens of thousands of dollars worth of metals to Iran Centrifuge Technology Company (TESA), which produces centrifuges for Iran's uranium enrichment program.