Defexpo 2020: Controp to supply Indian army with iSky 50HD uav electro-optic system
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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.
Controp's iSky-50HD (Picture source: Controp )
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 havebeen 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.”