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HENSOLDT acquires security and maritime radar solution provider Kelvin Hughes

HENSOLDT, the new German sensor house, has signed a Share Purchase Agreement with UK private equity firm ECI and management to acquire the UK provider of security and maritime radar solutions Kelvin Hughes, London. The transaction is subject to anti-trust approvals and closing is expected in the third quarter of 2017. “Kelvin Hughes is highly successful in the marine and security markets, while HENSOLDT has a strong position in the higher-end military and surveillance radar domain”,...

Kelvin Hughes demonstrates its integrated security and surveillance technologies for the first time at Eurosatory 2014

Visitors to the Kelvin stand can interact with radar feeds and multiple real-time electro-optical cameras Kelvin Hughes is, for the first time, demonstrating its integrated security and surveillance technologies at Eurosatory (Hall 5 – J488). Visitors to the stand can interact with radar feeds and multiple real-time electro-optical cameras. A large touch screen simulates a control room display while tablets highlight ease of operation in the field. Kelvin Hughes CxEye&t...

Kelvin Hughes named as winner of the Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards 2014 in the Made in Herts category

Kelvin Hughes was recognised at the awards ceremony for its contribution to local commerce and community Kelvin Hughes, a world leader in the design and supply of navigation and surveillance systems and the world’s largest distributor of navigational charts and nautical publications is delighted to announce that it has been named as a winner of the Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards 2014 in the Made in Herts category. The Awards Gala Dinner was held on 15th May 2014 at The P...

Security system applications: Success stories of security products & the industry

Every security system has a storyOur industry’s technology solutions are at work almost everywhere, if you think about it. You might see Kelvin Hughes high-resolution radar pictures providing protection for Maryland’s oyster beds. At the 2014 Oscars, Axis pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) cameras kept watch around the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. At The Marque, an exclusive membership club in Houston, Texas, MorphoTrak 3D facial recognition technology secures access and enables the club to be &ld...

Kelvin Hughes reaches Finalist stage of the Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards 2014

Kevin Hughes core product is the next generation, solid-state SharpEye™ radar Kelvin Hughes, a world leader in the design and supply of navigation and surveillance systems, is delighted to announce that it has reached the Finalist stage of the Inspiring Hertfordshire Awards 2014 in the Made in Herts category. The winners of all categories will be announced on the 15th May at the Awards Gala Dinner, being held at The Porsche Centre, Hatfield. Headquartered in Enfield whi...

Kelvin Hughes to display its new Single Mast Solution at Counter Terror Expo 2014

The SMS can be securely attached to any mast system – whether portable, vehicle-mounted or on a fixed structure Kelvin Hughes, a world leader in the design and supply of radar based surveillance systems, is delighted to announce that it will be displaying its new Single Mast Solution (SMS) at Counter Terror Expo 2014 from April 29th to 30th. This will be the first time that the SMS – a lightweight, easily deployable, best-in-class radar and electro-optical system &...

Kelvin Hughes SharpEye Solid State X Band surveillance radars secure oyster beds at Maryland coastline

The two X Band radars provide high resolution radar pictures 24 hours a day in all weather conditions Kelvin Hughes, a global supplier of surveillance and navigation systems, can announce that they have recently supplied two SharpEyeTM Solid State X Band surveillance radars to the Maryland Natural Resources Police (MPRP), to provide additional coverage around protected oyster beds. The SharpEyeTM radars are key sensors in the MNRP Maritime Law Enforcement Information Network...

Counter Terror Expo 2014 to highlight threats and solutions regarding Maritime Security and Counter Terrorism

Counter Terror Expo will provide a forum for key industry players to interact and learn about new technologies The threats to maritime security from piracy, terrorism and political crises are increasing and ever evolving. New solutions and shared actions are required to protect ships, shipping routes, ports and harbours – indeed, our entire international supply chain. In recognition of this disturbing reality, Counter Terror Expo 2014, the largest international counter...

Kelvin Hughes wins contract to supply its SharpEye radar sets for protection of offshore facilities in Azerbaijan

Full installation of the radars, following a planned programme of testing, is scheduled for August 2014 Kelvin Hughes, a world leader in the design and supply of coastal surveillance and VTS radar and navigation and surveillance systems, is delighted to announce that it has been contracted by VisSim, a leading VTMS system provider and integrator, to supply a total of 11 SharpEye radar sets for the protection of offshore facilities in Azerbaijan. As part of VisSim’s Mari...

Kelvin Hughes installs its S-Band SharpEye radar and antenna on Christmas Island

The SharpEye solid-state radar allows authorities to control the area Kelvin Hughes, a world leader in the design and supply of navigation and surveillance systems, is delighted to announce the permanent installation of an S-Band SharpEye radar and antenna on Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean. An Australian territory, located 2,600 kilometres northwest of Perth, Christmas Island has been regularly used by immigrants and asylum seekers as a pathway to obtaining refugee stat...

Kelvin Hughes SharpEye radar selected by Irish Naval Service for its fleet upgrade

SharpEye represents a radical and innovative departure from current marine navigation radar technology Kelvin Hughes, a world leader in the design and supply of navigation and surveillance systems, is delighted to announce that the Irish Naval Service has selected the SharpEye radar and the MantaDigital display for the incremental upgrade of its fleet. Ships of the Irish Naval Service operate in some of the harshest maritime conditions, including the North Atlantic, and the d...

Kelvin Hughes to undertake new projects for UK's Royal Navy

Kelvin Hughes IBS is based on its state-of-the-art solid state SharpEye radar sensor and Naval MantaDigital display Kelvin Hughes, a world leader in the design and supply of navigation and surveillance systems, is delighted to announce that it is undertaking a number of new projects for the UK’s Royal Navy (RN) in addition to the supply, installation and post design services (PDS) work it is already carrying out. In September of last year, Kelvin Hughes was contract...