Paravar Pars Company, closely associated with IRGC-controlled Imam Hossein University, has produced UAVs for the IRGC ASF and has tested UAVs for the IRGC Navy. In particular, Paravar Pars Company was involved in the research, development, and production of the Iranian Shahed-171 UAV developed by the IRGC ASF. In the past, the IRGC ASF distributed U.S. and Israeli-made UAVs to Paravar Pars Company, which were ultimately used to reverse engineer and reproduce indigenously made UAV models.
Paravar Pars Company is being designated pursuant to E.O. 13382 for having provided or attempted to provide financial, material, technological, or other support for, or goods or services in support of, the IRGC ASF.
In 1995, the IRGC began setting up an airport and a military-industrial complex east of Imam Hossein University. The Sepehr Airport and the complex operate under the supervision of Paravar Pars Company, which belongs to the Aviation Research Unit of the IRGC’s Imam Hossein University. The company copies existing models and builds UAVs, ultralight planes, and drones and also installs cameras and other equipment on drones. The Paravar Pars Company and Sepehr Airport have been placed under the control of the IRGC Aerospace Force since 2005. The Aerospace Force of the IRGC uses this airport for training with drones and light aircraft;
In order to carry out Nasim’s glider project, management to monitor and implement standards history Design and construction was established in Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization, which currently supports and supervises all design, construction, and assembly projects in the country. In addition, Iran’s Aviation Industries Company, affiliated to the Development and Renovation Organization, was established for the financial support of the Nasim glider project. In the years of its activity, this company has been the source of many effects in the growth and development of the aviation industry and has presented and sold Nasim glider aircraft in Australia in 2014.
Missile Weapon Program
IRGC-controlled Imam Hossein University
Also Known As:
Paravar Pars Aerospace Research and Engineering Services
Paravar Pars Aerospace Research Institute
Paravar Pars Engineering And Services Aerospace Research Company
Pravarpars Engineering Research and Design Company
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13 km of Shahid Babaei Highway, after Imam Hossein University, Next to Telo Road, Tehran, Iran
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» Added to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on September 8, 2022 pursuant to Executive Order 13382 for having provided or attempted to provide financial, material, technological, or other support for, or goods or services in support of, the IRGC ASF;
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