Northrop Grumman Highlights Civil Defence Capabilities at Public Security Exhibition, UAEBy Northrop Grumman Corporation, PRNE
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, September 29, 2010 - Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is participating in two Public
Security Exhibitions being held in the United Arab Emirates, where it will
highlight a range of key capabilities dedicated to civil defence, national
security and resilience.
The Public Security Exhibitions, organised by ADS, the UK aerospace,
defence and security trade association, are being held on Oct. 4 in Dubai at
the Dubai Police Academy Security and Administrative Sciences Institute and
on Oct. 6 in Abu Dhabi at the Intercontinental Hotel. The events are aimed at
exhibiting the UK's latest products and technologies for the aerospace,
police, defence and security industries. Northrop Grumman will be showcasing
its UK-based technologies and capabilities.
"Our capabilities from unmanned ground vehicle systems for surveillance
and remote handling of threats, to advanced communication and information
management systems are well suited to help respond to the UAE's public
security needs," said Richard Mears, director of Group Business Development
for Northrop Grumman Information Systems sector Europe. "The solutions we are
highlighting here are part of Northrop Grumman's wider portfolio of
technologies and demonstrate our UK expertise in the integration of complex
information systems and the tangible benefits that these can bring."
Northrop Grumman has had an active presence in the Middle East for more
than a decade and has its regional headquarters in Abu Dhabi. It has well
established partnerships with the UAE and other countries in the region in
support of a variety of defence and civil programmes.
Northrop Grumman UK will be promoting its civil defence and security
solutions with equipment, displays and presentations of key technologies
including its UK capabilities in command and control, situational awareness
and unmanned ground vehicle systems for applications in border security and
Using the Critical Incident Response System (CIRS) together with
TouchTable(TM), it will demonstrate the ability to integrate seamlessly a
variety of national security solutions into a common situational awareness
display for crisis management. CIRS combines the best hardware and software
allowing commanders to plan quickly and intuitively, engage and manage
emergency situations and complex events. The TouchTable(TM) enables group
collaboration, analysis of incident site information and remote sharing of
information over IP to any other TouchTable(TM) or IP-enabled device. This
ensures that all emergency services and first responders are working to the
Highlighted also will be Northrop Grumman's leading capability in
tactical command and control systems, the Integrated Tactical Command and
Control Services (I-TaCCS) and Integrated Joint Operational Command and
Control Services (I-JOCCS).
I-TaCCS is a land, sea and air and dismounted soldier-based C4I solution
and when combined with I-JOCCS, an operational and tactical level static and
mobile headquarters C4I solution, delivers an integrated end-to-end command,
control, surveillance and intelligence capability. The core software
component of I-TaCCS is widely used around the world and is in service in
more than 40 countries with 100,000 users. It provides a common tactical
picture for operational command and control, improving situational awareness
and enhancing operational and tactical decision making. Presentations will be
available on all aspects of these capabilities.
Also featured will be Northrop Grumman's capability in unmanned ground
vehicle systems for remote handling of hazardous threats including bomb
disposal, tactical and surveillance operations. The highly versatile heavy
duty robot, Andros F6A vehicle which provides a range of remote capabilities
for law enforcement and bomb disposal operations, as well as the lightweight
man-portable Caliber T5 vehicle will be on display.
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company whose
120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in
aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical
services to government and commercial customers worldwide. Please visit
www.northropgrumman.com for more information.
Ken Beedle (London) of Northrop Grumman Corporation, +44-207-747-1910, cell, +44-7787-174092, Ken.beedle at euro.ngc.com
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