Northrop Grumman is displaying several of its aerospace and defense offerings in the maritime, unmanned ground systems, cloud transport network and control radar equipment sectors at a global industry forum this week in Brazil.
The Latin America Aerospace and Defense started April Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro and will wrap up Friday, Northrop said Monday.
Teri Marconi, vice president and general manager of Northrop’s navigation and maritime systems division, said the company intends to continue working with customers throughout Latin America on national security.
Among the systems on display includes the APG-68(V)9, the company’s new F-16 fire control radar intended to implement synthetic aperture radar and long-range air-to-air detection features.
Northrop will also demonstrate the C4ISR Operationally Responsive Enterprise, built to share data at many levels of operations.
Naval products such as the MK39 Mod 4 ring laser gyro inertial navigation system, navigation data distribution system, MK-27F fiber optic gyrocompass, warship electronic chart display and information system and the tactical bridge aim to highlight the company’s marine navigation offerings.
Another product to be demonstrated at the conference is the SoldierLink System, a mobile cloud transport network built to support supports voice, data and video connections between soldiers at squad and platoon levels and company-level information services.
For the company’s unmanned ground systems, the exhibition will display the Andros-based Titus, a 135-pound and 23-inch high touch screen control unit to navigate through narrow pathways and deploy explosives, special weapons and hazardous materials.
Additionally, the unmanned ground vehicle Carry-all Mechanized Equipment Landrover will go on display and aims to support multiple missions such as lightening loads, evacuating casualty, clearing antipersonnel mine routes and dismounting mortar platoons.
CaMEL is also built to function as a mobile communications platform, towed artillery ammunition carrier, network retransmission platform and robotic weapon system, as well as an ammunition, food and water supplier.