Northrop showcasing products

Jan. 30, 2012 at 9:44 AM

LONDON, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Northrop Grumman is spotlighting its radar and maritime unmanned aerial vehicles at the Pacific 2012 International Maritime Conference in Australia.

"We have strong, well-established business relationships in Australia and across the Asia-Pacific region and we have considerable capabilities to offer," said David T. Perry, vice president and general manager, Northrop Grumman's Naval and Marine Systems Division.

"We are committed to working closely with our customers to provide long-term solutions and help enhance defense and maritime security across the region."

UAV systems being displayed is the MK39 Mod 4 inertial navigation system, the AQS-24A and AN/AES-1 airborne mine-hunting systems and the Littoral Combat Ship Mission Package Integrator program. The MK 39 inertial Mod 4 provides high accuracy geographic position information and is being supplied to the Australian navy for its landing helicopter dock ship.

The Pacific 2012 International Maritime Conference runs Tuesday-Friday in Sydney.

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