HENSOLDT News

HENSOLDT UK delivers radar suite Kelvin Hughes Mk11 to the Philippine Navy Frigate BRP Jose Rizal

HENSOLDT UK has supplied a radar suite consisting of Kelvin Hughes Mk11 S and X Band radar systems to the Philippine Navy frigate BRP Jose Rizal, recently delivered by Hyundai Heavy Industries. The SharpEye Mk11 radars are approved by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and take advantage of the Kelvin Hughes’ advanced solid state SharpEye Doppler technology that brings full situational awareness to the users even in the most severe weather conditions. The solid-state SharpEye t...

HENSOLDT delivers Spexer 2000 3D radar for Bundeswehr counter-UAV system with excellent classification of small targets

As part of the German Army's "qualified air defence" drone defence programme, sensor specialist HENSOLDT is supplying the latest version of its "Spexer 2000 3D" radar to system integrator Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace. Spexer will be part of the C-UAS system (Counter-Unmanned Aerial System), which is based on Kongsberg's remote-controlled "Protector" weapon station, both mounted on an armoured GTK "Boxer" vehicle. Initially 10 systems are under contract. Radar deliveries will start at the e...

HENSOLDT announces Airbus Defence and Space contract win for developing AESA radar for German and Spanish Eurofighter fleets

Sensor system supplier HENSOLDT has been awarded a contract by Airbus Defence and Space to develop and produce a new AESA (Active Electronic Scanning Array) radar for the German and Spanish Eurofighter fleets. The project is jointly financed by the Eurofighter partner nations Spain and Germany, who will also be the first users of the radar in their fleets. Following budget approval by the Spanish government and most recently by the German Bundestag in mid-June, the contracts worth over 1.5 bill...

HENSOLDT South Africa acquires Tellumat’s Air Traffic Management (ATM) and Defence & Security business units

Acquisition of business units of South African electronics and solution provider to complement HENSOLDT’s portfolio and expand footprint in Africa. HENSOLDT South Africa has signed an agreement to acquire the Air Traffic Management (ATM) and Defence & Security business units of Tellumat. The acquisition will see HENSOLDT further expand its portfolio as well as its presence in Africa. The agreement was signed by Rynier van der Watt, Managing Director of HENSOLDT South Africa and Andre...

HENSOLDT expert Klaus P. Hruschka joins Fraunhofer Board of Trustees to unite technology and research

Klaus P. Hruschka, Head of Technology Sales at sensor specialist HENSOLDT, has been appointed to the board of trustees of the Fraunhofer Institute FKIE (Fraunhofer Institute for Communication, Information Processing and Ergonomics) in Bonn-Wachtberg. As a renowned institute for application oriented research and practical innovation in information and communication technology, the FKIE works in close cooperation with strategic partners on the entire processing chain of data and information. The...

HENSOLDT acknowledges the German Bundestag's decision to develop Eurofighter AESA radar and MKS 180 warships

Globally renowned sensor systems supplier, HENSOLDT has welcomed the decision by the German Bundestag to develop the new AESA (Active Electronic Scanning Array) radar for the entire German Eurofighter fleet as a positive signal for Germany as a technology base and for successful European cooperation in the defence sector. "With this decision, Germany is taking on a pioneering role in the field of key technology for the Eurofighter for the first time," said HENSOLDT Chief Executive Officer (CEO)...

HENSOLDT’s airborne multi-mission surveillance radar PrecISR™1000 completes first flight

HENSOLDT’s newly developed airborne multi-mission surveillance radar PrecISR™1000 has successfully completed its maiden flight. In a one-week flight campaign together with H3 Mission Systems GmbH based in Tussenhausen-Mattsies, Germany, the radar proved its value in terms of simple integration and performance. Thanks to its simple industry standard interfaces, and to the excellent support of an experienced mission aircraft team at H3, the aircraft was modified and the radar was inte...

HENSOLDT modernises German Airforce IFF systems with encryptable transponders

As part of the modernisation of all NATO's IFF identification systems (IFF = Identification-friend-or-foe) to the new "Mode 5" standard, sensor solution provider HENSOLDT is equipping the Air Force's 90 Tornado fighter aircraft with its Mode 5-capable LTR 400 transponder. An initial order for the delivery of 42 devices worth several million euros has been placed by Panavia Aircraft GmbH - the industrial consortium for the development of the Tornado; the conversion of over one hundred further pl...

HENSOLDT and Nano Dimension achieve breakthrough in utilising 3D printing in high-performance electronic devices

Sensor solutions provider, HENSOLDT together with the renowned Additively Manufactured Electronics (AME)/Printed Electronics (PE) provider, Nano Dimension, has achieved a major breakthrough on its way to utilising 3D printing in the development process of high-performance electronics components. 10-layer Printed Circuit Board Utilising a newly developed dielectric polymer ink and conductive ink from Nano Dimension, HENSOLDT succeeded in assembling the world-wide first 10-layer Printed Circuit...

HENSOLDT’s introduces Kalaetron Attack to provide electronic shield for air forces

Sensor solution provider HENSOLDT has developed a modular airborne electronic combat system: Kalaetron Attack. By neutralising enemy fire control radars at different distances, it preserves freedom of movement for the air forces that deploy it and their allies, even when faced with state-of-the-art air defence systems. Kalaetron Attack is a new addition to the Kalaetron electronic warfare product family, which uses fully digitalised hardware and artificial intelligence to detect radar-based thr...

HENSOLDT state-of-the-art technologies protecting rhinos in South Africa

While HENSOLDT is a global pioneer of technologies that are designed for protecting armed forces, civilians, assets and borders, the company is also actively making a difference as a protector of endangered species.  South Africa is known for its iconic wildlife and is also home to one of HENSOLDT’s largest industrial sites. As a result, it came as a natural progression to protect the country’s wildlife using state-of-the-art defence and security technologies. &n...

HENSOLDT passive radar, TwInvis sensor solution tested in NATO’s measurement campaign

The passive radar "TwInvis" of sensor solution provider HENSOLDT showed outstanding detection performance during a measurement campaign of the NATO Science and Technology Organisation under the leadership of the Polish armed forces. TwInvis passive radar sensor  For this purpose, a passive radar sensor cluster with two sensors was installed on the Polish Baltic coast. During the measurement campaign, a system integrated in a container was used alongside a system variant integrated in a va...