Charlottesville, USA, based Northrop Grumman Corporation has been selected to supply integrated bridge systems (IBS) for six fast patrol craft being built by Austal Shipyards in Australia for the government of Trinidad and Tobago.
The 30-meter patrol boats for Trinidad and Tobago will have top speeds of 40 knot. They are designed to support a number of missions.
Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit will supply the equipment, which will be installed and commissioned by Electrotech Australia Pty Ltd. The IBS will be based on Sperry Marine’s new-generation VisionMaster FT™ technology. The scope of supply includes radars, electronic chart display and information system, high-speed autopilot, heading and speed sensors, echosounder, DGPS receiver and voyage data recorder.