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.

Iranian Entities

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April 28, 2022
An Iranian university system; faculty members have collaborated with Iranian government agencies to carry out research relevant to Iran's nuclear and missile programs.
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March 29, 2022
A facility used by Iran to convert uranium hexafluoride (UF6) into triuranium octoxide (U3O8, or "yellowcake") and to produce fuel plates containing U3O8 for the Tehran Research Reactor (TRR).
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March 29, 2022
A research center subordinate to the Nuclear Science and Technology Research Institute (NSTRI), which is part of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI).Specializes in nuclear technology; projects include radiotherapy, the use of radiation in food and agriculture, the production of radiopharmaceuticals, and the development of power plants.

Suppliers

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December 30, 2020
Involved in a conspiracy to illegally export U.S. and Canadian-origin computer numerical control (CNC) machines with nuclear applications to Iran.
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September 24, 2019

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.

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September 24, 2019

Sold tens of thousands of dollars worth of metals to Iran Centrifuge Technology Company (TESA), which produces centrifuges for Iran's uranium enrichment program.