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

Islamic Republic News Agency
February 5, 2024
Islamic Republic News Agency
February 1, 2024
Anadolu Agency
January 9, 2024

Iranian Entities

Nuclear
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July 8, 2010
Listed by the British government in 2015 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement; was the intended recipient of electrical switchgears illegally exported from the United Kingdom by Dr. Ramin Pouladian-Kari, who was found guilty in December 2011, on charges relating to the illegal exportation of goods in violation of the...
Nuclear, Missile
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January 26, 2004
A subsidiary of the Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO); acts as a procurement agent for military programs.
Nuclear
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June 18, 2007
Scientific adviser to the Minister of Defense; formerly served as rector of Malek Ashtar University.

Suppliers

Nuclear, Military
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July 13, 2011

A company based in the United Arab Emirates; involved in the procurement of components for Iran's nuclear program, according to the European Union.

Nuclear
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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.
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.