Jamshid Ghassemi Attempted to export military gyroscopes and accelerometers suitable for ballistic missile guidance

Indicted on October 17, 2006, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California, along with Aurel Fratila, on charges of conspiring to export defense articles designated on the U.S. Munitions List from the United States to Iran, via Romania, without the required U.S. State Department licenses, and money laundering; allegedly attempted to export military gyroscopes and accelerometers suitable for ballistic missile guidance to Romania for ultimate transshipment to Iran; arrested in Bangkok, Thailand in November 2006, but was released in September 2008 after a U.S. extradition request was denied; reportedly an Iranian Air Force general.

Source: / Iranwatch /

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