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Northrop Grumman Delivers IBS for Turkish Megayacht

February 13, 2012

Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Sperry Marine business unit has delivered a suite of navigation electronics for a new megayacht being built by Proteksan-Turquoise Yachts in Turkey. The new megayacht is being equipped with a complete Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine VisionMaster FT integrated bridge system (IBS) with TotalWatch multifunction displays. All system components are type-approved to meet International Maritime Organization (IMO) and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) performance standards. The system links together all of the bridge subsystems and sensors in a highly integrated Ethernet network, with the widescreen displays embedded in custom cabinetry to meet the yacht's luxurious decor.
The equipment is being supplied through STT International Limited, Northrop Grumman (NOC) Sperry Marine's reseller agent for Turkey, and the installation will be made by STT Deniz Ticaret ve Servis Ltd., the company's authorized service  representative in Turkey.
The 72.6-m (238.3-ft.) megayacht (NB54), currently named MY Vicky, is the largest ever built by Proteksan-Turquoise Yachts. The steel and aluminum alloy vessel is scheduled for completion in the first quarter of 2012.
Sperry Marine is a business unit of Northrop Grumman's Naval and Marine Systems Division. Headquartered in New Malden, United Kingdom, with major engineering and support offices both in New Malden and in Hamburg, Germany, Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine provides smart navigation and ship control solutions for the international marine industry with customer service and support in numerous locations worldwide.

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