The U.S. Coast Guard has certified Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) as an authorized annual service provider for shipboard voyage data recorders (VDRs).

The certification was awarded to Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit, a leading supplier of VDR systems for commercial shipping fleets worldwide. Sperry Marine is authorized to conduct required annual performance tests on VoyageMaster VDR units. The shipboard inspections will be performed by Sperry Marine’s worldwide network of field service offices.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has won a contract from Tenix Defence Pty Ltd to supply navigation data distribution systems (NDDS) for 8 Royal Australian Navy ANZAC-class frigates and one land-based ANZAC Ship Support Center (ASSC).

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) today announced the introduction of a new generation of commercial navigation radars incorporating electronic charts.

The new VisionMaster FT products are the first of a new series of highly integrated navigation solutions which are being developed by Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit at its worldwide commercial marine headquarters in New Malden, United Kingdom.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has supplied a suite of bridge electronics for two new megayachts being built at Benetti shipyards in Italy.

The equipment was delivered by Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit, through its megayacht center of excellence based in Hamburg, Germany.

The U.S. Naval Academy Foundation has presented Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) with the distinguished Christian H. Poindexter/Constellation Energy Group's Corporate Leadership Award.

The Christian H. Poindexter/Constellation Energy Group Corporate Leadership Award was established in 2001 to honor the corporation that, through its financial and in-kind support of the U.S. Naval Academy Foundation, most represents the leadership traditions of the Naval Academy and its graduates, and how the corporate reputation meshes with the Naval Academy's mission.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been selected to retrofit new-generation navigation radars on more than 100 German Navy warships.

Northrop Grumman’s U.K.-based Sperry Marine business unit was awarded a $4.3 million contract from ET Marine Systeme GmbH, Wilhelmshaven, Germany, prime contractor for the navigation-systems modernization program.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has unveiled a new Simplified Voyage Data Recorder (S-VDR) to meet the latest international carriage requirements for installing “black box” recording devices on existing cargo ships.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has signed an agreement with Jakob Hatteland Display to provide repairs and service for Hatteland products as an authorized repair center for Hatteland’s family of high-resolution flat-screen monitors.

Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit will be responsible for providing worldwide warranty and non-warranty repairs at its service centers in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Singapore and New Orleans.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has completed a major upgrade of the Vessel Traffic System for Plymouth Harbor and the Royal Naval Dockyard at Devonport, U.K., that will enhance the ability of traffic controllers to observe and manage the movement of ships throughout the harbor and control access of unauthorized traffic into the restricted zones of the naval station.

The work was performed by Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit under contract from the Queen’s Harbour Master, Royal Naval Dockyard, Devonport.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) unveiled its new BridgeMaster E 340TM navigation radar system at the Nor-Shipping 2005 conference in Lillestrom, Norway, earlier this month.