Shahid Bagheri Industrial Group

Responsible for the development and production of Iran’s solid-propellant ballistic missiles

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 the development and production of Iran’s solid-propellant ballistic missiles;

Produces the 200 kilometer range Fateh-110 missile and the 40-100 kilometer range Fajr rocket system (a North Korean-designed rocket produced under license). Developed the Sejjil-2 solid-propellant two-stage ballistic missile under the supervision of Sanam Industrial Group (Department 140), which is a subsidiary of the Defense Industries Organization (DIO);

Reportedly bought specialty metals and chemicals used in missile production from China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO);

According to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, between 2004 and 2006 procured goods controlled under the Missile Technology Control Regime from China Precision Machinery Import-Export Corporation (CPMIEC). In 2007, was reportedly the intended recipient of an intercepted Chinese shipment (through Singapore) of large quantities of a chemical compound used to make solid fuel for ballistic missiles. Reportedly was the end user of ballistic missile jet vanes shipped from North Korea to Iran, via Beijing, by Air Koryo and Iran Air between January and August 2007;

Reportedly bought five tons of carbon fiber with missile applications from China-based Korean Yoon Network Shanghai Company in December 2009. Between 2007-2008, reportedly procured graphite cylinders, pressure bolts, gyroscopes, and accelerometers with missile applications from Chinese manufacturer LIMMT, operating under the name Dalian Sunny Industries. Reportedly sought to purchase a Model 3 GFF-700 cold flow milling machine, which has missile applications. Attempted to procure environmental test chambers from a German firm by using Iranian procurement firm Rakin and routing the shipment through the United Arab Emirates in 2008;

Organization logo was found stamped on missile debris recovered from the November 2017 missile strike on Saudi Arabia by Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthis;

Shipped CNC (computer numerical control) machines, computers for controlling missiles, and materials for the development of rockets, including for engine production, to Syria’s Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC) via Venezuela’s Conviasa airline;

Arshia Trading Company is an affiliate; has conducted research with Malek Ashtar University of Technology;

Reportedly received help with procurement from MKS International Co. Ltd., Ali Karimian, and Li Fang Wei;

Entities reported to have provided financial services include Bank Sepah and Bank Melli. Has received insurance services from the Payam Besharat Insurance Services Company, a subsidiary of Iran Insurance Company;

Reportedly has a guidance and control department, as well as a communications department;

Parto Zist Behboud provides services to Shahid Sanikhani Industries, which is subordinate to Shahid Bagheri Industrial Group (SBIG);

Subordinate entities include:
Shahid Eslami Research Center
Shahid Karrazi Industries
Shahid Moghaddam Industries
Shahid Sattari Industries
Shahid Sanikhani Industries
Shahid Shustari Industries.

Front companies include:
ABAN Commercial and Industrial Co.
Pejman Industrial Services
Saba Machinery Supplying Co.
Pooya Commercial and Engineering.

Also Known As:
Shahid Baheri Industries Group
Shahid Bakeri Industrial Group
Department 140/14
Shahid Bagheri Industries Group
Mahtab Technical Engineering Company
Composite Propellant Missile Industry
Sanaye Sokhte Morakab

Involved In:
Nuclear Weapon Program
Missile Weapon Program



Pasdaran Ave., Tehran, Iran

(+98-21) 66250492



Person of interests:
Omran Torabi (sales and marketing director)
Saeed Esfahani (commercial director)
Mohammad Hassan Ahmad Abadi (CEO)
Mohammad Sadegh Nazari
Mehrdada Akhlaghi Ketabachi
Rahim Ahmadi (manager)

Reason for the color:
» On 24.10.2016 added on consolidated list of financial sanctions targets in the UK;
» Listed by the British government in 2008 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement;
» Listed by the European Union on April 20, 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, with some exceptions, and within their jurisdiction; E.U. member states must also ensure that funds or economic resources are not made available to or for the benefit of the listed entity;
» 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; the U.N. designation also requires states to ensure that any funds, financial assets or economic resources are prevented from being made available by their nationals or by any persons or entities within their territories, to or for the benefit of the entity;
» On June 29, 2005, added to the Specially Designated National (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), freezing the entity’s 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;