IRGC-Air Force Al-Ghadir Missile Command

Status:
Top Alert – Entity designated / sanctioned for terror, WMD and human rights violation

Info:
According to the European Union, is a component within the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Air Force that works with Shahid Bagheri Industrial Group (SBIG) on the Fateh-110 short-range ballistic missile and the Ashura medium-range ballistic missile, and “appears to be the entity that actually has the operational control of the missiles,” both of which are solid-fueled;

According to the U.S. Treasury Department, is a key element in Iran’s ballistic missile operational deployment capability;

The IRGC Al-Ghadir Missile Command is a specific element within the IRGC and appears to be the entity that has operational control of the ballistic missiles;

Officials from the IRGC Al-Ghadir Missile Command were involved in the October 10, 2015 medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM) launch;

The IRGC Al-Ghadir Missile Command officials were involved in other MRBM launches since as early as 2008;

On March 8 and 9, 2016, the IRGC conducted two successive days of ballistic missile tests. A senior missile commander in the IRGC indicated on March 9 that Iran’s missile program would not stop under any circumstances;

Also Known As:
IRGC Missile Command
Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Missile Command
IRGC-Air Force Missile Command
IRGC Air Force Missile Command
Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Al-Ghadir Missile Command

Involved In:
Nuclear Weapon Program
Missile Weapon program

Country:
Iran

Address:
Tehran, Iran

Reason for the color:
» Added on consolidated list of financial sanctions targets in the UK;
» Listed by the European Union on July 26, 2010 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 controlled by the listed entity, and prevent funds or economic resources from being made available to it;
» Added to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on June 16, 2010, freezing its assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and their delivery systems;

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