Railway PRO at Eurasia Rail: Turkish defense manufacturer Aselsan announced that it had signed an agreement with Spain’s Indra to work together on railway control systems.
On the occasion of Eurasia Rail trade fair in Istanbul the two companies signed a memorandum of understanding designed to create a framework for future collaboration on railway planning, traffic management, signaling, and control system projects for Turkey and international markets.
“Aside from their defense sector activities, Aselsan and Indra, who are their own domestic market leaders as well as reliable international market suppliers, cooperatively will be expanding activities in fast-growing non-defense sectors relying on their system solutions”.
Aselsan has also been working on developing power units (electric engines) of railway and subway systems, according to the company website. It is also interested in developing electric vehicle engines and thermal vision systems for the healthcare sector.