Rayan Roshd Afzar

Supplies components to the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and aerospace programs of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)

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

Risk Level:99%

May harm your business future. Persons or entities that engage in transactions with this entity will be exposed to sanctions or subject to an enforcement action.

Working with this entity means supporting Iranian Regime, Regime Terrorist Activities & development of WMD

Supplies components to the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and aerospace programs of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC);

Has produced technical components for the IRGC’s UAVs, software for its aerospace program, and reportedly weapon sights for IRGC rifles. Has also produced equipment used by the IRGC to censor social media and telecommunications content in Iran. Has entered into defense contracts with the IRGC’s Qods Aviation Industries (QAI);

Part of the Rayan Group, which is based in Beijing. Designs and manufactures surveillance, communication, and security systems for industrial and military applications, as well as electronic components and industrial automation systems. Has produced electro-optical gyro-stabilized platforms for UAVs and light aircraft, and data transmission systems for UAVs and surveillance systems. Additional products include ARIO thermal imaging cameras, laser range finders, night vision systems, spectrometers, and programmable logic controller (PLC) units. Products reportedly include missile seekers and remote weapon systems;

Sponsored the construction of the Rayan Roshd Afzar Research Centre, built by Bam Citadel, in Pardis New Town in Tehran. Has worked with Imam Hussein University to create a “gyro-optical platform browser.”;

Procures items from China, including thermal imaging cameras and rechargeable lithium ion batteries;

Reportedly a subcontractor for Iran Aircraft Manufacturing Industries (HESA). Reportedly produces RU-series thermal weapon sights supplied to militias in Iraq and Syria, as well as ARIO-H762 remote weapons systems licensed to Sudan;

Hakemzadeh and Kargar have been shareholders of China-based Abascience Tech Co., Ltd., which was involved in efforts to supply electronic items from Canada, Europe, and the United States to Iran’s Shiraz Electronics Industries (SEI);

Also Known As:
Rayan Roshd
Rayan Roshd Company Inc.
Rayan Roshd Afzar Co.
Ryan Roshd Company
Ray Roshd
Rayan Roshd Afzar Company
Rayan Roshd Ind. Co.
Rayan Roshd Afzar Ltd.
RayanRoshdAfzar Co.
RayRoshd Co.
Rayan Kav Co.
Raycav Co. Iran
Rayan Roshd Asfzar

Involved In:
Missile Weapon Program
Military Weapon Program


No. #16, Barazandeh Ave., Sohrvardi Shomali St., Tehran, Iran
– Post Box 16315-1695, Tehran, Iran
– #16 Barazandeh St, North Sohrevardi Ave, Tehran-Iran
– #24 Barazandeh St, North Sohrevardi Ave, Tehran-Iran
– No. #16, 16.5 Ave., 17th St., Shahrak Sanati Chahar Dange, Tehran, Iran
– #138 Boostan Ave., 6th West Golestan, Baharestan Industrial Complex, Karaj – Iran
– No 110, 19th km of Special Road of Karaj

+98 21 8767661, +98 21 5259634, (+98 261) 476 0 429 – 31, (0098) – (21) – 88530405, (0098) – (262) – 3882081, (+98 21) 88767661, (+98 21) 88530401-5


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Person of interests:
Mohsen Parsajam (Chairman of the Board);
Seyyed Reza Ghasemi (Chief Executive Officer);
Farshad Hakemzadeh (representative);
Mohsen Kargar (Company Manager);
Ali Homaei (R&D Manager);

Reason for the color:
» OFAC designated Iran-based Rayan Roshd Afzar Company (Rayan Roshd) and three associated individuals pursuant to E.O. 13382 for proliferation activities related to a key element of Iran’s military. Rayan Roshd has provided, or attempted to provide, financial, material, technological, or other support for, or goods or services in support of, the IRGC. The IRGC was designated pursuant to E.O. 13382 on October 25, 2007 for being a key Iranian entity of proliferation concern;