Controp Precision Technologies has acquired a fellow Israeli specialist in smart video and observation technology.
ESC BAZ, based in Lod, Israel, has decades of experience in the field of short-term observation and surveillance systems. The deal, details of which were not disclosed, gives the company improved international access.
“The acquisition of ESC BAZ is another step in the strategic plan of Controp to strengthen its footprint in the defence and homeland security HLS markets,” said Hagay Azani, President and CEO of Controp in Hod Hasharon. “ESC BAZ solutions will enable Controp to make its advanced electro-optics technology accessible to law enforcement, border protection and other relevant authorities and to multiply the technological solutions currently offered to the company's customers in the fields of defence and HLS."
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Controp’s main product lines include high-performance stabilized observation payloads used for day/night surveillance on-board UAS, small UAS and aerostats/balloons, helicopters, light aircraft (A/C), maritime patrol boats, remote weapon stations and ground vehicles; automatic intruder-detection systems for coastal and border surveillance, port/harbour security, the security of sensitive sites, ground-troop security and anti-drone applications; thermal imaging cameras with high-performance continuous zoom lens and image enhancement features.
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