Iran's Missile Program

This page contains background essays and other documents authored by the Wisconsin Project that describe Iran's program to build long-range missiles. These documents focus on the history of Iran's missile program and provide an overall assessment of Iran's missile capability.

This page also contains links to other missile-related content on Iran Watch, including profiles of Iranian entities and their suppliers, summaries of news articles, and documents from the Library published by governments and multilateral organizations.

Iranian Entities

Missile, Military
Added:
February 5, 2009
"Assessed to provide geospatial data" for Iran's ballistic missile program, according to the European Union; reportedly uses aerial photography, satellite imagery, and geographic information systems to prepare maps for the Iranian Armed Forces.
Nuclear, Missile, Military
Added:
January 26, 2004
A subsidiary of Defense Industries Organization (DIO), which is subordinate to the Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL). Produces military and civil-use ships; provides vessels to the Iranian Navy, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy, and the Iranian Police; has undertaken a project to design and produce an anti-ship...
Missile, Chemical, Biological, Military
Added:
January 26, 2004
Part of Chemical Industries and Development of Material Group (CIDMG), which is a branch of Iran's Defense Industries Organization (DIO); produces ammunition, explosives, and solid propellants for rockets and missiles. According to the U.S Department of the Treasury, acts on behalf of DIO by importing and exporting chemical goods; according to...

Suppliers

Missile, Military
Added:
January 4, 2019

A Chinese front company involved in a conspiracy to procure U.S.-origin goods, services, and technology with both military and non-military applications for export to Iran without the required licenses; managed by Yi Xiong, a Chinese businessman.

Missile
Added:
October 30, 2018
A Portuguese company owned and operated by Paulo Vicente; allegedly unlawfully exported U.S.-origin goods, services, and technology with both military and non-military applications to Iran without the required licenses.
Missile
Added:
October 30, 2018

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.