C5ISR and control systems in development with Northrop GrummanNews
June 09, 2021
FALLS CHURH, Va. Northrop Grumman Corporation has won a newly expanded role as systems integrator for command, control, computers, communications, cyber-defense, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C5ISR) and control systems on the U.S. Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC), by Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG), the prime contractor for the OPC program.
In a newly expanded role as C5ISR systems integrator, Northrop Grumman claims it is responsible for integrating all cyber hardened C5ISR systems, including command and control, communications, navigation, and the shipboard computer networking systems.
According to the company, Northrop Grumman’s responsibilities for the OPC platform include the integrated bridge, navigation, command and control, computing network, data distribution, machinery control, and propulsion control systems, cyber/information assurance, testing, and integration work.