WASHINGTON, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will display an array of global defense and security capabilities including marine navigation and unmanned ground systems at the Latin America Aerospace and Defence (LAAD) exhibition 2013 in Rio de Janeiro.
LAAD is one of the leading trade shows for the defense and security industry in Latin America and specializes in capabilities and technologies for the armed forces, police, special forces and security services. The exhibition is at Riocentro, Rio de Janeiro, April 9-12. The Northrop Grumman exhibit is at location X20 in Pavilion 2.
"We have a strong relationship with Brazil and throughout Latin America, and will continue to work closely with our customers there to provide long-term capabilities to enhance national security," said Teri Marconi, vice president and general manager of Northrop Grumman's Navigation and Maritime Systems Division. "Our expertise in the design, development and production of navigation and ship control systems, radar and unmanned systems is well matched to meeting the region's growing defense and security requirements."The exhibit will include Northrop Grumman's most modern and capable F-16 mechanically scanned fire control radar, the APG-68(V)9, which implements high-resolution synthetic aperture radar and long-range air-to-air detection. Northrop Grumman is a world leader in airborne fire control radar and has produced thousands of F-16 mechanically scanned fire control radars for the U.S. Air Force and numerous international customers over the past 35-years. To date, more than 700 APG-68(V)9 radars have been sold to 11 different nations. Northrop Grumman's enhanced C4ISR Operationally Responsive Enterprise (eCORE) will be demonstrated. The eCORE integration platform uses open, nonproprietary commercial off-the-shelf enterprise architecture and provides data sharing at all levels of operations to enable rapid mission integration, deployment, support, training and maintenance.