LONDON, April 21 /PRNewswire/ --
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will highlight its broadband wireless capability at the British Association of Public Safety Communications Officers (BAPCO) annual conference and exhibition to be held at 23-24 April 2008 at the Business Design Centre, London.
Northrop Grumman together with NextWave Wireless will be located at stand B37.
"Our experience building wireless networks and our systems integration expertise puts Northrop Grumman at the forefront of public safety communications," said Tom Afferton, director of wireless engineering for Northrop Grumman's Information Technology sector. "The broadband high speed wireless capability we have on display demonstrates the tangible benefits that are available now to front line users."
Northrop Grumman will demonstrate the operational benefits of delivering mobile broadband data to front line policing based on the recent successful trial of broadband mobile data capability held in Sussex and the delivery of the New York City's public safety wireless broadband network.
The display will show how live streaming video from remote and local cameras can be transmitted over a wireless high speed data path to mobile devices including tablet PCs.
Northrop Grumman completed the successful trial in an operational environment of NextWave Wireless' TD-CDMA wireless broadband technology in 2007. The trial was held in Lewes and was hosted by Sussex Police and led by the National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA).
Northrop Grumman has more than 50 years of experience designing, integrating, and operating some of the world's most complex and secure communications systems. It provided the core systems integration for the Airwave Service, the secure digital radio network dedicated for the use of the UK's emergency and public safety services.
Northrop Grumman in the UK operates from primary locations at Chester, Coventry, Fareham, New Malden, Peterborough, RAF Waddington and Solihull, providing avionics, communications, electronic warfare systems, marine navigation systems, robotics, C4ISR solutions and mission planning, IT systems and software development.
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a US$32 billion global defence and technology company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in information and services, electronics, aerospace and shipbuilding to government and commercial customers worldwide.
Web site: http://www.northropgrumman.com
Ken Beedle of Northrop Grumman Corporation, +44-207-747-1910, or +44-7787-174092, Ken.firstname.lastname@example.org