DEFEXPO 2020: CONTROP wins prestigious Indian Defence R&D Organisation (DRDO) tender for the supply of its iSky-50HD systems
The systems will be used on unmanned air platforms currently being developed for the Indian Armed Forces.
5 February 2020. CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd. – a company specialising in the field of electro-optics and infrared (EO/IR) for defence and homeland security solutions – has won a tender by India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for the supply of its iSky-50HD systems, for use on unmanned air platforms. The iSky-50HD is a member of CONTROP’s iSky family of lightweight, compact EO/IR observation systems, which have been specifically designed for use in challenging airborne environments. The iSky-50HD features highly-sensitive multi-spectral sensors, which are gyro-stabilized and have advanced image processing algorithms, thereby providing maximum sensor ranges and performance, for a variety of airborne defence applications. In daily operation around the world since the 1990s, the iSky systems are integrated into a wide variety of UAV, helicopter, fixed-wing aircraft and aerostat platforms.
“Winning this tender confirms CONTROP’s leadership in the field of electro-optic systems,” says Mr. Hagay Azani, CONTROP’s CEO & President. “We are very proud to have been awarded this strategic tender, which reflects our deep commitment to supporting the Indian Armed Forces with the latest technology. The DRDO tested several systems and concluded that our technology and pricing was best suited to meet India’s defence requirements. We thank the DRDO for the confidence which they have shown in our products and technologies, and hope that this collaboration will lead to further projects in the future.”
About CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd.
CONTROP specializes in the development and production of electro-optical and precision motion control systems for surveillance, defense and homeland security. CONTROP’s main product lines include: high performance Stabilized Observation Payloads used for day/night surveillance onboard UAS, small UAS and aerostats/balloons, helicopters, light aircraft (A/C), maritime patrol boats, remote weapon stations, armored fighting vehicles and other land installations; automatic Intruder Detection Systems for coastal and border surveillance, port/harbor security, the security of sensitive sites and ground troops security; Thermal Imaging Cameras with high performance continuous zoom lens and state-of-the-art image enhancement features, and more. CONTROP’s products are in daily operational use in many of the most critical surveillance, homeland security and defense programs worldwide.
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