Protran to Commercially Offer Johns Hopkins APL’s Unmanned Tech for Railway Safety Ops

rail-lineTYSONS CORNER, VA, June 7, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has tapped Harsco Corp. subsidiary Protran Technology to market an unmanned vehicle to Protran’s customers in industries such as transportation and mining, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday.

Harsco said Wednesday the Instrumented Rail Inspection System, which the lab developed with funds from the Transportation Security Administration, will work to support safety and security operations at railways and metro transit systems.

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