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Northrop Grumman to Provide Air Traffic Management Systems for Doha International Airport, Qatar

Dépèche transmise le 16 novembre 2009 par PRNewswire

LONDON, November 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation announced that its Europe-based subsidiary, Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems, has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by SELEX Systemi Integrati of Italy for the provision of an integrated air traffic management (ATM) systems package for the New Doha International Airport in Qatar.

"The integrated ATM package that we will be providing will help facilitate the handling of the heavy volume of flights that this new international airport will face in the years ahead," said Eldar Hauge, managing director for Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems in Norway. "We look forward to developing a close partnership with SELEX over the coming months and to delivering the system capability that will contribute to the operational success of this world class airport."

Under the contract Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems will supply and install a ground-to-air communications system; the instrument landing systems; a digital voice and radar recording system; and a surface movement guidance and control system, which includes surface movement radars and multi-lateration sensors integrated with SELEX's automation system.

Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems, based in Peterborough, UK and in Oslo and Horten, Norway, supplies air traffic management systems for air-space operations worldwide.

In continental Europe Northrop Grumman operates from locations in France, Germany, Italy and Norway, providing navigation, air traffic control and postal automation systems. In the UK, Northrop Grumman has a strong presence with a heritage spanning nearly 100-years. The company operates from primary locations in London, Fareham, Chester, Coventry, New Malden, Peterborough, RAF Waddington and Solihull and provides avionics, communications, electronic warfare systems, marine navigation systems, unmanned ground vehicle systems, C4ISR solutions and mission planning, IT systems and software development, aircraft whole life support and airport security solutions.

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.

CONTACT: Ken Beedle of Northrop Grumman Corporation, +44-207-747-1910,+44-7787-174092,

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