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INDRA CONCLUDES RENOVATION OF THE FIRST TWO TURKISH RADAR STATIONS

The delivery becomes a milestone in the mod

Issue 23

The delivery becomes a landmark in the modernisation of the country’s air traffic infrastructures and will expand the management capacity of both control centres. Besides this, the stations comply by far with the International Civil Aviation Authorities (IATA) standards.
In order to guarantee top performance of the new systems, Indra undertook the training of the maintenance technicians and operators during the last months. The sessions were held in Turkey and in Spain.
The modernisation works of the Bahçe and Ankara stations are within the framework of a project commissioned by the General Directorate of State Airports Authority of Turkey, DHMI, to Indra in 2009, which includes modernisation of 19 radar stations of the country’s air space surveillance network.
In total, the company will deploy 18 secondary mode S radars, characterised by accurate identification besides offering the air traffic controller the position of the aircraft; and 5 primary radars, capable of detecting any sort of movement in the air space. The company will also start up the Air Approach Control Centre at Trabzon airport, at the North of the country.
Experience in ATM
More than 90 countries have trusted in the company’s technology for their air traffic management.
Indra is the technology partner of the main European air navigation service suppliers and one of the most active companies in the Sesar project whose objective is the creation of the European single sky.
The company also supports the modernization processes of air traffic management of Eastern Europe’s main airports. Its systems are also widely used in Latin America. Moreover, its presence in Asia-Pacific is in continuous growth and has some important credentials in Africa.
Indra is the premier Information Technology company in Spain and a leading IT multinational in Europe and Latin America. It is ranked as the first European company in its sector according to investment in R&D and is the second Spanish company in absolute value investments in R&D. In 2009 revenues reached € 2,513 M of which a 40% came from the international market. The company employs more than 29,000 professionals and has clients in more than 100 countries.
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