Indra improves navigational safety at 37 airports in India

2 July 2020

Indra has been awarded a contract for the supply of navigational aids to 37 of India’s military airfields. The contract is part of the ongoing Modernization of Air Field Infrastructure (MAFI) project by the Ministry of Defense.

The modernization of India’s airfields started in 2011 with Indra supplying navigational aids to 30 airfields. With the new contract Indra will deliver an additional 24 instrument landing systems (ILS) and 29 guidance systems (DVOR) during a project period of three years. The company has also supplied navigational aids to most of the country’s civil airports, making Indra a major contributor to flight safety for air traffic in India.

The instrument landing system (ILS) guides aircraft safely to the runway by transmitting ground-based radio signals. The DVOR system supports air navigation by providing pilots with the exact location of the aircraft relative to a position on the ground.

Indra’s Normarc landing and guidance systems are known to be the most reliable systems in the market, having ensured safe landings for several hundred millions flights at 1400 airports worldwide.

Indra holds a strong leadership position in India and has, with Airports Authority of India (AAI), modernized some of the main control centers and towers of the country, deployed a radar network that covers 80% of its airspace and implemented nearly a 100 landing systems in different airports in the last decade.

Indra Air Solutions

Indra is the only company in the world capable of delivering an integrated response, with its own cutting-edge technology, to the challenges of air traffic across the globe.

Under the name of Indra Air Solutions, all its business lines have been grouped together to provide a flight management solution from the moment the aircraft starts to move across the airport until it lands at its destination, which consists of: Air Automation, Air Communication, Air Navigation, Air Surveillance, Air Information, and Air Drones.

It supports its clients in handling more traffic, with greater levels of safety, efficiency and profitability, contributing to a drastic reduction of CO2 emissions and noise pollution.

Indra is the leading Air Traffic Management supplier in India. With The Airports Authority of India (AAI) it has implemented its air traffic control system in four of the main control centers of the country and 38 airport. Indra has also deployed a network of radars that cover 80% of India Airspace.

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