Shahid Movahed Industries

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

Also Known As:
Shahid Movahed Industry

Involved In:
Nuclear Weapon Program
Missile Weapon program

Country:
Iran

Address:
Damavand Tehran Highway, P.O. Box 16595-159, Tehran, Iran;

Reason for the color:
» 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 March 24, 2016, 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; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the entity or otherwise assisting the entity are subject to U.S. sanctions;
» Shahid Movahed Industries – being designated pursuant to E.O. 13382 for being owned or controlled by, or acting or purporting to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, SHIG.
» A subsidiary of Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group (SHIG), which is a subordinate of the Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO) responsible for Iran’s liquid-fueled ballistic missile programs;
» Has conducted research on the manufacture and testing of a UHF band antenna on a low earth orbit (LEO) satellite, weight optimization of cylindrical shells reinforced with frequency constraints, and implementation of a second-generation night vision calibration algorithm using astronomical images; reportedly employed the Power and Water University of Technology’s College of Mechanical and Energy Engineering for a project to perform tests on the corrosion of aluminum and steel alloys in a nitric acid environment;

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