The GBS Group and Northrup Grumman Sperry Marine sign Navigation Systems Re-Seller Agreement
For Immediate Release
(Virginia Beach, VA) – The GBS Group, a systems integration, software development and technical services firm has signed an Agreement as Authorized Reseller of Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine Radar, Navigation, Steering Control and related products and solutions.
“As an authorized Sperry Marine re-seller, The GBS Group will market, sell, integrate and support Sperry Marine products with access to discounted pricing, extensive product training, and the highly responsive Sperry Marine global parts and service network” said Bob Golden, CEO at The GBS Group. “As a prime systems integrator, we value strong relationships with great companies like Sperry Marine”.
The successful relationship between The GBS Group and Sperry Marine has grown over the past five years as The GBS Group was awarded numerous prime contracts to modernize shipboard Radar & Navigation, Steering Control, Gyrocompass, Electronic Charting / “ECDIS” and related vessel control systems. Most notably, GBS was selected in 2017 by the US Coast Guard to design, integrate and test replacement systems for Vessel Steering Control, Navigation, Alarm and Monitoring for twenty seven (27) USCG cutters across the United States. Sperry Marine products were selected to modernize core system functionality. In addition, the Military Sealift Command and several commercial ship operating companies have selected GBS to modernize multiple vessel control systems including integrated bridge systems, generator and propulsion system controls, deep ocean cable handling machinery controls, IP-based shipboard communication networks and dozens of related systems.
NG Sperry Marine has over 100 years of history and expertise in marine navigation systems that touch literally every corner of the earth. They operate out of 10 countries, with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas and Asia. The navigation division employs over 500 people. They have established themselves as a major, global provider of navigation solutions, including radars, compass systems, steering systems, speed logs, integrated bridge and control systems.
The GBS Group is a full-service engineering firm based in Virginia Beach, VA, specializing in design, systems integration, software development and global field engineering support services. GBS supports marine, naval, and rail transportation customers across the US and Canada, primarily. For more information about The GBS Group go to www.TheGBSGroup.us.
Seth Heinrich, VP, Maritime Division
Rick Berkey, SVP, Federal and Maritime Programs