Electronics Institute

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Last Updated: August 1, 2010
Other Name: N/A
Location: Damascus
Subordinate To: Scientific Studies and Research Center (SSRC)
Size: Unknown
Facility Status: Operational

According to the U.S. Treasury Department, Syria's Electronics Institute "is responsible for missile-related research and development." [1] In January 2007, the U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned the Institute under Executive Order 13382, an authority aimed at freezing the assets of proliferators of weapons of mass destruction and their supporters. [2] No further information about this facility is available in open source literature.

[1] Jeannine Aversa, "Treasury Moves to Clamp Down on Syrian Entities Accused of Spreading Weapons," AP, 4 January 2007.
[2] "Three Entities Targeted by Treasury for Supporting Syria's WMD Proliferation," U.S. Department of the Treasury, 4 January 2007, www.ustreas.gov.

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