Airbus DS Optronics GmbH (Hensoldt) News

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 defense 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 Modernizes German Airforce IFF Systems With Encryptable Transponders

As part of the modernization 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...