A 38-year-old Iranian citizen, Merdad Ansari, who is a resident of the United Arab Emirates, was extradited from Georgia and arrived Saturday evening in San Antonio, to face federal charges in connection with a scheme to obtain military sensitive parts for Iran, federal prosecutors announced.

These parts had dual-use military and civilian capability, and could be used in such systems as: nuclear weapons, missile guidance and development, secure tactical radio communications, offensive electronic warfare, military electronic countermeasures (radio jamming), and radar warning and surveillance systems.

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