Northrop to Update Navigation Systems on Canadian Navy Kingston Class Vessels

northrop-Grumman_BLUENorthrop Grumman will build gyrocompass navigation systems for the Royal Canadian Navy’s defense vessels under a contract with SNC-Lavalin Defense Programs.

The company will install dual Navigat gyrocompass systems, Navitwin IV heading management systems and heading repeaters in 12 Kingston class coastal vessels, Northrop said Monday.

Northrop will perform work in British Columbia and Nova Scotia beginning in June 2015 through 2017, with field tests in Dartmouth planned for the summer.

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