Organization of Defensive Innovation and Research

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

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

Info:
A research institute under the Ministry of Defence Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL);

Associated with concerns over “possible military dimensions to Iran’s nuclear program,” according to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA);

According to the U.S. Department of State is responsible for nuclear weapons research;

Took over weapons research that had been carried out by the Physics Research Center, the AMAD Plan, Malek Ashtar University (MUT), and MODAFL’s Section for Advanced Development Applications and Technologies (SADAT);

Directed by Mohsen Fakhrizadeh-Mahabadi, who founded the organization in February 2011. Head of security is Davoud Babaei;

Composed of seven subdivisions at 11 different facilities;

Designated by the European Union (on December 22, 2012) for directly supporting Iran’s proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities; designated by the United States (on August 29, 2014) pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which targets weapons of mass destruction proliferators and their supporters;

It has been monitoring the Organization of Defensive Innovation and Research for almost twenty years. This organization, known by its Persian acronym SPND, has been tasked with building a nuclear bomb. The opposition has found out that Iran’s weaponization program is “fully operational” and the work has been continuing for years with the same key figures, despite changes in location and name; (Location of nuclear activities revealed in Iran)

On March 22, 2019 the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), together with the U.S. Department of State, designated 14 individuals and 17 entities in connection with Iran’s Organization of Defensive Innovation and Research (SPND), which has provided support to designated Iranian defense entities and whose key personnel played a central role in the Iranian regime’s past nuclear weapons effort. This action targets current SPND subordinate groups, supporters, front companies, and associated officials. “The U.S. government is taking decisive action against actors at all levels in connection with Iran’s Organization of Defensive Innovation and Research (SPND) who have supported the Iranian regime’s defense sector,” said Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin;

Entities affiliated with SPND:
Abu Reihan Group
Bu Ali Group
Heidar Karar Group
Kimiya Pakhsh Shargh
Paradise Medical Pioneers Company
Puya Electro Saman Niru
Sadra Research center
Shahid Avini Group
Shahid Baba’i Group
Shahid Charman Group
Shahid Fakhar Moghaddam Group
Shahid Karimi Group
Shahid Kazemi Group
Shahid Movahhed Danesh Group
Shahid Shokri Science and Technology Research Center
Shahid Zeinoddin Group
Sheikh Baha’i science and technology research center

Also Known As:
Organisation of Defensive Innovation and Research
SPND
New Defense Research Organization

Involved In:
Nuclear Weapon Program
Missile Weapon Program

Country:
Iran

Address:
Negarestan 3, off of Pasdaran Street, Tehran, Iran

Person of interests:
Mohsen Fakhrizadeh-Mahabadi
Davoud Babaei
Mehdi Masoumian
Sayyed Asghar Hashemitabar
Gholam Reza Eta’ati
Mansur Asgari

Reason for the color:
» U.S. Government Sanctions Organizations and Individuals in Connection with an Iranian Defense Entity Linked to Iran’s Previous Nuclear Weapons Effort;
» On 24/10/2016 added on Consolidated List of Financial Sanctions Targets in the UK;
» Designated by the European Union (on December 22, 2012) for directly supporting Iran’s proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities; designated by the United States (on August 29, 2014) pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which targets weapons of mass destruction proliferators and their supporters;
» The Organization of Defensive Innovation and Research (SPND) is a Tehran-based entity that is primarily responsible for research in the field of nuclear weapons development. SPND was established in February 2011 by the UN-sanctioned individual Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who for many years has managed activities useful in the development of a nuclear explosive device;
» Federal register – The designation by the Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security of the entity identified in this notice pursuant to Executive Order 13382 is effective on August 29, 2014;
» Iran Group claims regime is ‘in full gear’ on covert work on nuclear weapons
» Iran is working on creating Nuclear Weapon
» Iran is cheating on its historical deal with the U.S. by secretly conducting research into nuclear weapons
» Location of nuclear activities revealed in Iran
» Rouhani Maintaining Facilities to Make Nuclear Bombs
» Iran Regime’s Continuing Nuclear Program


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