CONTROP to acquire ESC BAZ, specialists in smart video and observation technology

By Editor 08-Jul-2021

The acquisition is another step in expanding CONTROP's activity in the Defense, HLS and advanced paramilitary markets.

CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd specializing in the field of electro-optics and IR defense and homeland security solutions – announces the acquisition of Israeli company, ESC BAZ, which specializes in smart video and observation technology. The acquisition of the company will expand CONTROP's portfolio, enabling it to provide end-to-end solutions for the HLS and paramilitary markets.

ESC BAZ has decades of experience in the field of short-term observation and surveillance systems. Through the synergy with CONTROP, the company will strengthen its presence in the international market.

“The acquisition of ESC BAZ is another step in the strategic plan of CONTROP to strengthen its footprint in the defense and HLS markets,” says Hagay Azani, President and CEO of CONTROP. Azani noted, “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 defense and HLS".

CONTROP specializes in the development and production of Electro-Optical Infrared (EO/IR) 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 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/harbor security, the security of sensitive sites, ground-troop security and anti-drone applications; thermal imaging cameras with high-performance continuous zoom lens and state-of-the-art image enhancement features and more.