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:
April 30, 2008
Intended recipient of an impeller and inducer in titanium for a centrifugal pump, the procurement of which was denied in 2006 by a member state of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG); listed by the British government in 2015 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement; added to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list...
Nuclear
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January 1, 2012
Created to establish nuclear fuel production complexes, to create, operate and dismantle uranium conversion facilities, and to handle trade in converted uranium and related materials and equipment; controlled by the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI). Listed by the European Union on December 1, 2011 as an entity linked to Iran's...
Nuclear
Added:
June 18, 2007
Subordinate to the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI). Listed by the European Union on May 23, 2011 as an entity linked to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran's development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; removed from the E.U. list in January 2016 as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action; added to the...

Suppliers

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...
Nuclear
Added:
July 13, 2011

Listed by the European Union on May 23, 2011 as an entity linked to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran's development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; with some exceptions, European Union member states must freeze all funds and economic resources owned, held or...