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  • Northrop to Supply Navigation, Radar Systems to Military Sealift Command - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop to Supply Navigation, Radar Systems to Military Sealift Command

    Northrop Grumman“™s Sperry Marine business unit has won a $19.6M firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Navy to deliver electronic navigation systems and associated radar components. Sperry Marine, operating under Northrop“™s electronic systems segment, is tasked to provide electronic chart display information systems as well as X-band and S-band radar units as part of efforts […] More

  • Northrop Subsidiary Unveils Network-Connected Ship Heading Mgmt System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    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, cruise liners, survey vessels, military […] More

  • Northrop to Upgrade Ship Navigation Systems for Maersk; Jeanne Usher Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 contract extends the ongoing business […] More

  • John Fletcher: UK Shipping Firm Extends Northrop's Services Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    John Fletcher: UK Shipping Firm Extends Northrop’s Services Contract

    A Northrop Grumman subsidiary will continue to provide marine electronics and related support to Carisbrooke Shipping following a renewal of their contract. The agreement calls for Northrop’s Sperry Marine unit to supply navigation, communications and data recording systems for 23 bulk carriers operated by the U.K-based shipping firm, Northrop said Thursday. “It ensures Carisbrooke will […] More

  • Jeanne Usher: Northrop's Sperry Marine to Extend Support for German Shipping Firm - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 include VisionMaster FT radars, the […] More

  • Northrop to Showcase C4ISR, Maritime Products at Int'l Exhibition in London; Andrew Tyler Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop to Showcase C4ISR, Maritime Products at Int’l Exhibition in London; Andrew Tyler Comments

    Northrop Grumman Corp. will showcase its C4ISR, cybersecurity, navigational, marine and military vehicles at an upcoming British exhibition that aims to gather industry firms from some 50 nations around the world. The company also intends to participate in the unmanned systems showcase segment of the four-day Defense & Security Equipment International to be held in […] More

  • Northrop Unit Updates Stena Line Ship Navigation Systems; Alan Dix Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Unit Updates Stena Line Ship Navigation Systems; Alan Dix Comments

    A Northrop Grumman business unit has provided customized bridge retrofits to Stena Line for navigational systems onboard that company’s ships. Northrop’s Sperry Marine unit installed the equipment and trained ship crews on how to use the VisionMaster FT products that are designed for the RoPax ferries, Northrop said Thursday. Alan Dix, Sperry Marine managing director, said the business aims […] More

  • Northrop to Equip Indian Coast Guard Vessels with Navigation Systems; Alan Dix Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop to Equip Indian Coast Guard Vessels with Navigation Systems; Alan Dix Comments

    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 […] More

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