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

Nuclear, Missile, Chemical, Biological
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January 26, 2004
Listed by the British government in 2008 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement, and has had export licenses both granted and denied by that government; listed by the Japanese government in 2007 as an entity of concern for nuclear weapon and missile proliferation; listed in an early warning document distributed by the German...
Nuclear, Missile
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May 12, 2009
Announced location of a 2008 exhibition of nuclear industry achievements, sponsored by the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI); faculties include biological sciences, nuclear engineering, and electrical and computer engineering; maintains nuclear physics, computational physics, advanced physics, vacuum technology, and laser laboratories;...
Nuclear
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June 18, 2007
Scientific adviser to the Minister of Defense; formerly served as rector of Malek Ashtar University of Defense Technology (Malek Ashtar University).Appointed Deputy for Research and Technology in the Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology in November 2009; reportedly succeeded by Doctor Vahid Ahmadi in September 2013.

Suppliers

Nuclear
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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.

Nuclear
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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.

Nuclear
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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.