Tonbo bags multi-million-dollar
deal for indigenising Indian
Tonbo bags multi-million-dollar deal for indigenising Indian missiles on Business Standard. Night-vision
startup, which is backed by investors such as Artiman and Qualcomm, has an overall sales pipeline of over
$2.5 bn with a near-term execution visibility of $300 mn
Defence News What differentiates Tonbo is that before the launch of
the missile, the target is acquired by the CLU. The target picture is
handed over to the missile seeker and once fired the missile with
Tonbo's eyes and brain (seeker) homes onto the target with cm level
This is called fire and forget missile launch. Unlike older generation
missile systems which are wire-guided and missile-control is with the
gunner even after its fired and the missile is manually manoeuvred
towards the target.
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In fire and forget, once the missile is fired the gunner has no control
over it and its seeker manoeuvres it towards the target.
Unless you are one of the biggest contractors in this space, defence is a
tough business to crack. But Tonbo Imaging, a night-vision startup
backed by top investors such as Artiman and Qualcomm...Read more.
News Source : BS / Business Standard