Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine selects MontaVista Linux for Next Generation Marine Radar

Long-term support, an extensive pre-enabled feature set, and the proven quality of a commercial Linux led to selection of MontaVista Carrier Grade eXpress Linux for the Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine

Santa Clara, CA, October 2019 –– MontaVista® Software, LLC, a leader in commercial Embedded Linux® products and services, today announced that Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine has entered into a long-term agreement with MontaVista for their Marine Radar VisionMaster Net platform.

MontaVista will provide Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine with CGX – Carrier Grade eXpress Linux as the long-term supported operating system on the processors present in VisionMaster Net, providing network infrastructure control and services such as web interface, SNMP and device interfaces to Sperry Marine written application software.
The agreement also covers joint development of software on top of the operating system.  

Supporting Quotes:

"Marine products demand systems of the highest quality, and require support for extended lengths of time.” said Paul Crate, Head of Commercial Program Management, Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine.
"By selecting MontaVista Linux we are able to achieve all these objectives, an open source operating system of the highest quality, rapid development, and long-term support from Linux experts."

"Customers like Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine can take advantage of our full offering at MontaVista. Our portfolio of commercial Linux, advanced open source technical support for ten or more years, and last but not least, our professional services will help them reach their timelines and delivery goals," said Ravi Gupta, President of MontaVista Software.
"We are pleased to see companies like Northrup Grumman Sperry Marine embracing Linux as their development platform for future products."

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