Short description of the organisation
Indra is the premier Information Technology Company in Spain and a leading IT multinational in Europe and Latin America. It is ranked as the second European company in its sector according to stock market capitalization and it is one of the three Spanish companies with more investment in R&D. In 2009, revenues exceeded 2.513 M€, of which more than a third (36%) came from the international market. The company employs more than 29.000 professionals with 9.000 working outside of Spain and has clients in more than 106 countries. Indra is organized in vertical markets: Defence & Security; Transport & Traffic; Energy & Industry; Telecom & Media; Finance & Insurance and Public Administration & Healthcare. Extensive experience in Airborne Equipment, Unmanned Platforms/ISTAR systems, Homeland Security, Simulation & ATB, C4I, EWS, Satellite Navigation, Communications, ATC/ATM, HLS, Simulation & ATB, C4I, EWS, Satellites, Comms, ATC/ATM, ILS, Sensors, E-learning & Teledetection. INDRA strategy for UAS is based on experience as ISTAR systems integrator for D&S Apps.; complete offer for operational needs, based on own UAS developments: Mini-UAS and partnerships with manufacturers to provide solutions based on Tactical, MALE and HALE UAS; sensors manufacturer adapted to UAS missions able to fulfil operational needs of any customer: gimballed EO/IR, On board radars X/Ku bands (SAR, MTI, A2A, Maritime Patrol), EWS, Solutions and equipments adapted for UAS: Multiplatform Mission Systems, RVT, Simulation and Training Systems, Sense & Avoid Systems, IFF, Data Link.
Role in the project and main tasks
Indra will be WP2 leader to derive and analyze applications industrial environments requirements, elaborating and providing a system specification to design and develop an integrated simulation environment. Indra will participate in several tasks as leader or just participant, performing simulation experiments as required in WP6 and will be responsible of the application of the estimation methods in WP4 and control methods in WP5 to the vertical take-off and landing of rotary wings UAVs on mobile platforms in the WP7. Apart from this, Indra will also participate in both Industrial Dissemination of project results and Exploitation progress monitoring and final plan as per WP9.