Weapons of the Iranian Black Market
An Analysis of Illicit Arms Sales in Iran
The variety of weapons on the Iranian black market is slightly less than in Syria and Iraq, however, there are some noteworthy weapons available for underground purchase.
Although the weapons sold on the black market in Syria and Iraq are generally sold for USD, the Iranian Rial is primarily used for transactions in Iran’s black market.
As in most Middle Eastern countries, the most widely sold weapons are Turkish shotguns.