Shahid Hemat Industrial Group (SHIG)

A subordinate of Iran's Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO) responsible for Iran's liquid-fuelled ballistic missile program, including the medium-range Shahab-3 (based on North Korea's No Dong missile)

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

A subordinate of Iran’s Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO) responsible for Iran’s liquid-fuelled ballistic missile program, including the medium-range Shahab-3 (based on North Korea’s No Dong missile);

Involved in the procurement of ballistic missile technology from China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO);

Imported fuel and materials for the construction of medium-range missiles; reportedly contracted with Russia’s Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI) in 1996 for the construction of a wind tunnel for missile design, the manufacture of model missiles, and the development of related computer software. Negotiated with Russia’s Inor to procure materials used in building missiles, including high-technology laser equipment, special mirrors, maraging steel, and tungsten-coated graphite material;

Entities reported to have provided financial services for SHIG include Bank Melli and Bank Sepah;

Equipment reportedly includes a five-ton crane and instruments for sound, humidity, temperature, pressure, electrical, and dimensional measurements;

Has conducted research on weight optimization of the structure of a three-stage liquid fuel rocket, weight optimization of cylindrical shells, the physical-mechanical properties of a hard chrome coating, and the design of a ballistic missile autopilot;

Signed a contract for research cooperation on ballistic systems, satellites, and liquid fuel with Khaje Nasir University (K.N. Toosi University of Technology);

General manager of the calibration center is reportedly Said Hassan Alavi. Former head is reportedly Ali Mahmoudi Mimand. As of March 2007, headed by Naser Maleki, a Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL) official overseeing work on the Shahab-3 missile;

Also Known As:
Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group (SHIG)
Chahid Hemmat Industrial Group
Hemmat Missile Industries Factory
Shahid Hemmat Industrial Complex
Shahid Hemmat Industrial Factories
Shahid Hemmat Industries Group
Shahid Hemmat Complex
Shahid Hemmat Industries
Shahid Hemmat Industrial Complex
Shahid Hemat Industrial Complex
Shahid Hemmat

Involved In:
Nuclear Weapon Program
Missile Weapon Program


Damavand Road 2, Abali Road, Tehran
Damavand Tehran Highway, Tehran, Iran


Entities involved in procurement for SHIG:
Ardalan Machineries Company
Diamond Technology LLC
Emen Survey Engineering Co Teheran
Mohammad Farahbakhsh
Daniel Frosch
Korea Heungjin Trading Company (Hunjin Trading Co.)
Ali Karimian
Macpar Makina San Ve Tic A.S.
Mizan Machine Manufacturing Group
Multimat Ltd. (Multimat Import and Export)
Step A.S. (Step Standard Technical Part)

Front companies:
Tiz Pars Co
Joza Industrial Company (Joza Industrial Co.)
Sabalan Company
Sahand Aluminum Parts Industrial Company (SAPICO)

Subordinate entities:
Shahid Nuri Industry
Shahid Varamini Industry
Shahid Rastegar Industry
Shahid Movahed Industry

Person of interests:
Naser Maleki

Reason for the color:
» Listed by the British government in 2013 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement;
» Listed in an annex to U.N. Security Council resolution 1737 of December 23, 2006, as an entity involved in Iran’s ballistic missile program; with some exceptions, the U.N. designation requires states to freeze financial assets on their territories which are owned or controlled by the entity, by its agents, or by entities it owns or controls;
» Listed by the European Union on April 19, 2007, pursuant to U.N. Security Council resolution 1737, as an entity whose funds and economic resources, and those it owns, holds, or controls, must be frozen by E.U. member states;
» Added on June 28, 2005 to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), 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;
» The Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group (SHIG) is responsible for Iran’s ballistic missile programs;