The Spanish company has a significant presence in India, where its radars control most of the air space
Íñigo de Palacio, Vice President of International Affairs, welcomed the delegation and outlined some of the drivers behind Indra's international leadership position, the main one being its commitment to investing between 6 and 8% in innovation. He also stressed the value added by providing all-encompassing solutions covering design, hardware, software and system operation, a competitive advantage which is highly valued by clients, according to De Palacio. Finally, he also stated that part of the company’s international success is due to the strategy of becoming a local company in the markets in which it operates with local staff, suppliers and management teams.
Regarding the company's commitment to India, the Vice-President explained that Indra has a significant presence in India, with a Delhi office and major contracts such as the ticketing management system for the Delhi and Mumbai metros. In turn, it also holds a strategic position in air traffic, with 80% of air space controlled by the company’s radars and 38 airports using its navigation systems. Additionally, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) commissioned Indra to modernise Delhi's air control centre, one of the country's most important centres and from which one of the greatest air traffic areas is managed, including operations at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport. After the presentation and a discussion, the delegation visited Expo Indra, where they got to see systems at work first-hand, including ‘Da Vinci’, which operates Adif's trains, and other technologies applied to industries such as border protection and cybersecurity.
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