Northrop to Install Navigation Radars on German Ships

13 June 2010 (Last Updated June 13th, 2010 18:30)

The German Navy has awarded a contract to Northrop Grumman to install new radar systems on ten vessels. Northrop Grumman will install its new-generation Sperry Marine VisionMaster FT radar systems on ten additional German Navy ships. Of the vessels, two will be equipped with dual-

The German Navy has awarded a contract to Northrop Grumman to install new radar systems on ten vessels.

Northrop Grumman will install its new-generation Sperry Marine VisionMaster FT radar systems on ten additional German Navy ships.

Of the vessels, two will be equipped with dual-channel radar technology, which allows two independent asynchronous radar units to be displayed and controlled on a single console.

Northrop will also provide other services, including training, spares, installation, engineering and project management.

Northrop recently completed the installation of the company's Sperry Marine BridgeMaster E radar sets on 70 German navy ships under a $4.3m contract.