Northrop Grumman Supplies Navigation Radars for German Navy ShipsBy Northrop Grumman Corporation, PRNE
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia, June 9, 2010 - Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract to
supply new radar systems for installation on 10 German Navy ships.
The contract was awarded to Northrop Grumman's Naval and Marine Systems
Division by the German Navy procurement authority through the responsible
The new 10-ship contract follows the successful completion of a
four-year, US$4.3 million program, under which the existing radars on 70
German navy ships were replaced by the company's Sperry Marine
BridgeMaster(TM) E radar sets.
Under the new contract, Northrop Grumman will install its new-generation
Sperry Marine VisionMaster(TM) FT radar systems on 10 additional German Navy
ships. Two of the vessels will be fitted with the company's unique
dual-channel radar technology, which permits two independent asynchronous
radar units to be displayed and controlled on a single console.
The company will also provide training, spares, installation, engineering
and project management support.
"Northrop Grumman is the leading supplier of navigation radars for many
European navies, including France, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Greece, Norway
and Poland as well as Germany," said J. Nolasco DaCunha, vice president of
Naval Systems International at Northrop Grumman's Naval and Marine Systems
Division. "Worldwide, the company has supplied more than 12,000 radars to
over 60 international navies and coast guards."
Northrop Grumman's Naval and Marine Systems Division, headquartered in
Charlottesville, Va., and with major engineering and support offices in New
Malden, United Kingdom and Hamburg, Germany, provides smart navigation and
ship control solutions for the international marine industry with customer
service and support through offices in 16 countries, sales representatives in
47 countries and authorized service depots in more than 250 locations
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, +44-0207-747-1910, +44-07787-174092, Ken.beedle at euro.ngc.com, or Tom Delaney, +1-410-993-6454, thomas.delaney at ngc.com, both of Northrop Grumman Corporation
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