Northrop Grumman Corp. has won a contract through the company“™s Indian reseller Marine Electricals Ltd. to supply advanced shipboard navigation systems for 20 fast patrol vessels for the India’s Coast Guard.
According to a company statement, the contract calls for spares, factory testing and engineering support services. The first ship delivery is expected in late 2012 and will continue into 2015.
“These integrated bridge system components will provide the Indian Coast Guard with the most advanced shipboard navigation systems available today,“ said Alan Dix, managing director of Northrop Grumman sperry marine. “We look forward to delivering products that will help secure India“™s coastline for years to come.“
Northrop“™s sperry marine business unit is tasked with providing a navigation package that includes:
· VisionMasterâ„¢ Total Watchâ„¢ multifunction displays
· electronic chart display and information system (ECDIS)
· magnetic compass and the new NAVIGAT 3000â„¢ fiber optic gyrocompass
The fast patrol vessels will be outfitted at Cochi shipyard in India.
According to the company, sperry marine has delivered integrated bridge systems to naval and coast guard vessels in a number of countries around the world including the Indian Navy.