ESC BAZ Launches the BPOD Optical Sight for Weapon Systems

BPOD integrates easily with remote control weapon stations, and is designed for target acquisition, surveillance and situational awareness.

Lod, Israel, August 17, 2016 --( ESC BAZ has introduced the BPOD optical sight for fire control system and remote control weapon stations. The system enables target acquisition, surveillance and monitoring in day & night conditions and comprises of a day channel, thermal camera and LRF in an all-in-one compact enclosure. "We are pleased to announce the worldwide launch of the BPOD following proven field testing & performance, followed by initial supply of significant quantities to one of the world's leading defense companies," said Benny Zviran, CEO ESC BAZ.

The BPOD supports detection ranges of up to 9km for NATO targets and incorporates a laser range finder up to 8km. The system has a modular and flexible design making it highly configurable and adaptable to specific customer requirements while enabling quick integration with most types of remote weapon stations. The BPOD is built to withstand rugged weather conditions and for use in harsh land or marine environments.

The BPOD is now available for global sales & distribution activities. To find out more, visit or contact Josh Daniel, Director of Marketing & Sales at


ESC BAZ develops and manufactures observation & surveillance systems for defense and homeland security. Founded in 1994, the company is a leading provider of thermal imaging systems for applications such as border management, perimeter defense and security of sensitive sites. Our customers include the Israeli army, police & security agencies as well as government and civilian authorities worldwide.

ESC BAZ systems have also been deployed globally in Asia, Europe and South America for the protection of land borders, coastlines and critical infrastructure safety. Bearing a modular, flexible design the systems can be quickly adapted and tailored to specific requirements for land, naval use or mounted on vehicles for mobility. The ESC BAZ product portfolio includes a wide variety of short, medium and long range systems designed for rugged use in all weather conditions and built to withstand harsh environments.
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