Turkey’s Aselsan signs railway deal with Spain’s Indra
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
CİHAN photoLeading Turkish defense manufacturer Aselsan announced on March 4 that it had signed an agreement with Spain’s Indra to work together on railway control systems.
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, Aselsan said in a statement.
The two companies also intend to expand their cooperation in non-defense sectors.
“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,” said the statement.
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.