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Northrop Grumman highlights defence and security capabilities at DSEI, London

Wednesday, Sep 04, 2013

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will highlight its capabilities in command, control, communications, computers, intelligence (C4I), border security, unmanned ground systems, cyber security as well as navigation and maritime systems at the Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) exhibition in London next week.

DSEI is the world's largest fully integrated defence and security event specialising in air, naval, land and unmanned systems and brings together international exhibitors from more than 50 countries. The exhibition takes place at ExCel in London from 10–13 Sept. 2013. Northrop Grumman will be exhibiting in the South Hall at stand number S5-310.

In addition to the exhibit stand, the company is taking part in the Unmanned Systems Showcase where it will demonstrate the capabilities of a range of its unmanned ground vehicles. Northrop Grumman will also be speaking in the unmanned aerial systems conference on the subject of unmanned aviation.

"We have strong, well established capabilities in Europe and provide a broad range of advanced technology solutions for defence and security applications for customers in Europe and around the world," said Andrew Tyler, chief executive UK & Europe, Northrop Grumman. "As we expand our international presence and broaden our market focus to one that is increasingly global, we look forward to the opportunity to showcase our capabilities to our European customers and to the many international delegations visiting DSEI."

On display in the exhibit will be a range of command and control capabilities for applications from strategic headquarters to deployed foot soldiers' situational awareness tools. These will include the Integrated Tactical Command and Control Services (I-TaCCS) and Integrated Joint Operational Command and Control Services (I-JOCCS) applications. The core software components of I-TaCCS are in service in more than 40 countries with 100,000 users offering multinational interoperability. The computer-aided dispatch system CommandPoint™ for border security and emergency services command and control operations will be highlighted.

The Park Air M7 software-defined radio which delivers voice and data communications capabilities for fixed site, airborne and maritime operations will also be featured.

Northrop Grumman's industry-leading cyber capabilities will be showcased in the exhibit. Presentations will be available on the Cyber Situational Awareness suite of web-based tools for visualising and sharing cyber datasets, and also BluVector™, an innovative high-speed threat detection and automated analysis capability.

The exhibit will include the CUTLASS, Andros Titus™ and Wheelbarrow Mk9 unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) systems.

CUTLASS is the latest generation UGV for the remote handling and surveillance of hazardous threats; Andros Titus™ is the company's newest, lightest, fastest, strongest and most intelligent member of the Andros™ family of UGVs; and Wheelbarrow Mk9 is the enhanced version of Northrop Grumman's Wheelbarrow vehicle for the remote handling of hazardous threats including bomb disposal, tactical and surveillance operations.

Source: Northrop Grumman

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