Iran's Nuclear Program

This page contains links to background essays and other documents authored by the Wisconsin Project that describe Iran's nuclear weapon-related efforts. These documents focus on the history of Iran's nuclear program and provide an overall assessment of Iran's nuclear capability.

This page also contains links to other nuclear-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.

News Briefs

Iranian Entities

Nuclear
Added:
May 8, 2019
Subordinate to Organization of Defensive Innovation and Research (SPND), which has been associated with "possible military dimensions to Iran's nuclear program," according to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); conducts research and development work that includes DNA sequencing and the construction of bioreactors.
Nuclear
Added:
May 8, 2019
Subordinate to Iran’s Organization of Defensive Innovation and Research (SPND), which has been associated with "possible military dimensions to Iran's nuclear program," according to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); has worked on projects to build explosion simulators and radiation and neutron monitoring and detection systems; helped...
Nuclear
Added:
May 8, 2019
Subordinate to Organization of Defensive Innovation and Research (SPND), which has been associated with "possible military dimensions to Iran's nuclear program," according to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); conducts research on cyber defense systems; has targeted U.S. individuals and companies through computer network exploitation.

Suppliers

Nuclear
Added:
July 20, 2018

A Malaysia-based front company; controlled by Saeed Valadbaigi, an Iranian businessman under indictment in the United States for allegedly attempting to export nuclear nonproliferation-controlled materials from the United States to Iran.

Nuclear, Missile, Military
Added:
June 30, 2009
Principal and commercial manager of LIMMT Economic and Trade Company, Ltd. (LIMMT); supplies goods to entities involved in Iran's ballistic missile program.
Nuclear
Added:
November 19, 2015
Supplies bellow seal valves and specialty valves to India's nuclear program; in 2011, 856 Bell-O-Seal valves designed for nuclear applications were procured by Iran's Modern Industries Technique Company (MITEC) via IDI, a Turkish trading company owned by Hossein Tanideh; MITEC was responsible for...