Northrop Grumman To Highlight Maritime Defense Capabilities at WEST 2015

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  • 12:19 PM, February 10, 2015
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Northrop Grumman will highlight maritime defense capabilities during the Western Conference and Exposition (WEST 2015), to be held from February 10-12 at San Diego Convention Center.

"We look forward to the excellent opportunities for strengthening customer understanding and demonstrating how we can help ensure seamless and synchronized mission operations," said Robert W. "Brick" Nelson, San Diego corporate lead executive, Northrop Grumman.

In its booth, Northrop Grumman will demonstrate many examples of how it builds cyber into every system, platform and product it produce to enhance mission assurance and resiliency. Demonstrations include cyber training and visualization tools, the M5 secure network communications system products and numerous cyber defensive technologies.

The company will be showing a mechanism for enhancing Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) training for fleet system administrators. Northrop Grumman will also demonstrate CANES solutions providing a cyber advantage and improved mobile security.

In addition, the company will also highlight Fire Scout - an autonomous unmanned helicopter providing situational awareness and precision targeting for military commanders, as well as a tailless, strike fighter-sized unmanned aircraft, X-47B developed for the Navy's Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) Carrier Demonstration program.