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Aerospace Industries Organization, Iran

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[Aerospace Industries Organization] image by Zoltan Horvath, 1 December 2014

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Zoltan Horvath, 1 December 2014

The Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO) is a "leading industrial and military subsidiary of Iran's Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL) ( ); oversees Iran's missile production.

Reportedly controlled by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC); sister organizations include Defense Industries Organization (DIO), Aviation Industries Organization (AvIO), and Iran Electronics Industries; IHSRC (Iranian Helicopter Support and Renewal Industries) is reportedly a daughter company; reportedly contains an Air Defense Industries Group and a Naval Defense Unit.

Subordinate entities include Sanam Industrial Group (Sanam Industries Group), Ya Mahdi Industries Group, Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group (SHIG), Shahid Bagheri Industrial Group (SBIG) and reportedly Parchin Missile Industries and CSIG; additional subsidiaries include SANAM Electronic Industries, Electro SANAM Industries, Techno SANAM Industries, Sh. Motahari Industries, Sh. Shahabadi Industries, and Sh. Babaie Industries. Front companies include Electro Sanam Company, Ettehad Technical Group, Joza Industrial Co., Safety Equipment Procurement (Pejman Industrial Services), and 3M Mizan Machinery Manufacturing.

Collaborated with Malek Ashtar University to set up a missiles training course in 2003."
Esteban Rivera, 1 December 2014