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:
January 26, 2004
An Iranian company specializing in military and civilian aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs); a subsidiary of the Iran Aviation Industries Organization (IAIO), a state-owned enterprise subordinate to the Iranian 
Nuclear, Missile
Added:
January 26, 2004
Subordinate of Iran's Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO) that has purchased equipment for the Iranian missile program on AIO's behalf.
Missile
Added:
January 26, 2004
Acts as a front company for Iran's Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO) in commercial transactions involving sensitive ballistic missile-related material.

Suppliers

Missile, Military
Added:
April 29, 2024
A Hong Kong-based electronics distributor; according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, part of arms proliferation networks supporting Iran's military, including its ballistic missile and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) programs, led by Emily Liu and Rayan Roshd Afzar.
Missile, Military
Added:
March 27, 2024

Assistant minister of defense for logistics and director of the procurement department for the Houthi rebels in Yemen; oversees Houthi procurement of weapons from Iran and the Islamic...

Missile
Added:
March 27, 2024

An Iran-based electronics company; linked by the U.N. Panel of Experts on Yemen to cruise missile components used by the Houthi rebels.