Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Israeli firm Controp selected to modernize Indian Army's L 70

Israeli firm Controp selected to modernize Indian Army's L 70

  CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd. a company specializing in advanced electro-optics (EO) and infrared (IR) defense and homeland security solutions – announces the supply of hundreds FTA Optronic Sensor Systems for the Air Defense Systems program for the Indian Army.

Following extensive product assessment, the FTA was chosen by the Indian Army to be part of an Air Defense Systems program with the modern upgrade of the L-70 Air Defense Gun, providing day/night anti-aircraft protection by means of the advanced automatic air tracking system.

 The FTA cameras will be supplied throughout 2016 – 2017. The unique FTA is a ruggedized day/night optronic sensor system, which includes the FOX-250, a high performance Thermal Imaging Camera and a high performance color CCD Day Camera, each with a continuous optical zoom lens.

CONTROP's VP Marketing, Mr. Johnny Carni, added that "the Indian Army chose our FTA System following very successful field trials and is enthusiastic due to the outstanding performance of these optronic systems in harsh environmental conditions".

In addition, CONTROP has supplied dozens of FOX thermal imaging cameras to a large Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) systems' integrator in India, as part of the new Naval Fire Control Systems Programs. These FOX thermal imaging cameras, which include CONTROP's proprietary Continuous Zoom Lens, have been interfaced with a Weapon Station and with Fire Control Radar.

Controp Israel and Defsys India JV for the Upgrade

CONTROP ­– a company specializing in the field of electro-optics (EO) and infrared (IR) defense and homeland security solutions – announces an agreement with the Indian company, Defsys Solutions Pvt. Ltd. According to the agreement, Defsys will market and locally produce CONTROP's advanced electro-optical solutions for the Indian market.

According to Mr. Dror Sharon, CONTROP's President & CEO, "We are delighted to partner with the Indian company, Defsys, a supplier of electro-optic solutions to the Indian Ministry of Defense. The company has very advanced manufacturing facilities that will allow us to produce our products in India, and thus meet the 'Make in India' policy promoted by the Indian government. CONTROP has been active in India for more than 10 years.

There is a significant need in India for our extremely popular intruder detection systems and camera payloads, which their unique technology characteristics make them good value for money solutions. We see the Indian market as strategic and with huge potential – and are very much ready to transfer knowledge and production to local industry."

According to Mr. Dmitry Bernadiner, Defsys’ Executive Director, "We are proud to partner with CONTROP ­– a global leader in electro-optics – and to manufacture CONTROP’s unique solutions in India."


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