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Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has launched a new eLearning initiative to support its Sperry Marine Voyage Management System (VMS) ship navigation software.

Sperry Marine, a business unit of Northrop Grumman, has produced a series of DVDs containing video training lessons covering various aspects of VMS operation and maintenance. The eLearning DVDs condense several days of normal classroom course material into a few hours of concentrated video instruction, which may be used for introductory or refresher training aboard ship.

Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NYSE: NOC) Sperry Marine business unit has been selected to supply the Machinery Control System (MCS) for LHA 6, the first of a new generation of large-deck amphibious assault ships for the U.S. Navy.

Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding awarded Sperry Marine a contract valued at approximately $47.6 million. LHA 6 is being built at the Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding facility in Pascagoula, Miss.

The Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) has approved a Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) radar system as an authorized Electronic Chart Display and Information System, Navy (ECDIS-N) for the U.S. Navy’s 688-class nuclear attack submarine fleet.

The AN/BPS-15H radar systems on the Los Angeles-class submarines were supplied by Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been chosen to provide the Platform Management System (PMS) for the next Royal Navy Astute-Class submarine, HMS Audacious.

BAE Systems has selected Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit as the preferred bidder to supply the PMS for the fourth Astute-Class submarine. The PMS will control and monitor platform machinery and on-board systems.

Shell International Trading and Shipping Co Ltd (Shell) is upgrading the navigation systems on several liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers with new-generation bridge electronics from Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC).

The new navigation systems are being installed on four LNG carriers managed by Shell for Bonny Gas Transport, a fully owned shipping subsidiary of Nigeria LNG Ltd. (NLNG); Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit is supplying the systems and performing the installations.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a performance based logistics supply requirements contract for support of electronic systems on U.S. Navy ships and submarines.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has received orders to supply electronic navigation systems for 13 new ships under construction at shipyards in Turkey.

Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Sperry Marine business unit today announced that its BridgeMaster E marine radars have been certified by QinetiQ (formerly DERA) to meet the new international regulations for radio frequency emissions.

Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Sperry Marine business unit has signed a full production contract for the Integrated Navigation Bridge System (INBS) for the U.K. Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) Aircraft Carrier Programme. The company also signed a design phase contract for the Navigation Lights, Shapes and Sounds (NLSS). Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NYSE: NOC) Sperry Marine business unit hosted a reception Tuesday evening honoring the parents of students participating in Northrop Grumman’s WORTHY (Worthwhile To Help High School Youth) mentoring and scholarship program.

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