Tag Archives: Jeanne Usher

Northrop Subsidiary Unveils Network-Connected Ship Heading Mgmt System

Northrop Grumman‘s Sperry Marine subsidiary has introduced a network-connected heading management system that can integrate with a wide range of vessels at the ongoing Shipbuilding, Machinery and Maritime trade show in Germany. Northrop said Tuesday CompassNet uses a standard Ethernet technology to link the heading sensors and distribute portion of the heading management system. The platform is designed to operate on commercial ships, …

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Thai Navy Taps Northrop Sperry Marine’s Integrated Bridge Systems; Jeanne Usher Comments

A Northrop Grumman business unit has won a contract to provide Thailand’s naval forces with Integrated Bridge Systems for installation aboard the country’s future frigates. Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine will supply several IBS tools, including VisionMaster FT radars, Warship Automatic Identification System, NAVIKNOT speed log, NAVIGAT X MK1 gyrocompass and …

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Northrop to Update Navigation Systems on Canadian Navy Kingston Class Vessels

Northrop 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 …

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Northrop to Upgrade Ship Navigation Systems for Maersk; Jeanne Usher Comments

A Northrop Grumman business unit will perform upgrades on the radar systems and Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems on at least 80 vessels of the Maersk Line shipping company. Northrop said Monday its Sperry Marine business will provide its VisionMaster FT products, including the Navigat gyrocompass and Naviknot speed logs, as part of the upgrade. “This …

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Jeanne Usher: Northrop’s Sperry Marine to Extend Support for German Shipping Firm

A Northrop Grumman business unit has won a contract to provide German shipping firm Peter Döhle Schiffahrts-KG with its integrated bridge system package, including navigation and radio systems, for seven bulk carrier ships. Jeanne Usher, managing director of Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine, said Monday the contract extends the company’s ongoing partnership with Peter Döhle. The integrated bridge systems …

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