HENSOLDT News

HENSOLDT Announces The Appointment Of Celia Pelaz To The Company’s Management Board

HENSOLDT has announced the appointment of Celia Pelaz to the Management Board of the company as of July 1, 2021. As Chief Strategy Officer, she will be responsible for the strategic positioning of HENSOLDT, as well as its business development. Additionally, Celia Pelaz will continue to lead the Spectrum Dominance and Airborne Solutions division, as well as HENSOLDT Ventures. With this step, the Management Board of HENSOLDT will be expanded from three to four members. Management Board expansion...

HENSOLDT Receives Order For A Full Xpeller Solution From A South East Asian Customer

HENSOLDT, the sensor solutions provider, will equip an undisclosed South East Asian Customer with its Xpeller counterdrone solutions (C-UAS). Due to the sensitive nature of the customer’s mission, the details of the Xpeller configuration remain confidential. Features The HENSOLDT system, Xpeller, is made up of numerous sensors. Different configurations are offered according to the customers’ missions. The agility and scalability of Xpeller demonstrates its strength. With this modu...

HENSOLDT To Deliver Core Components Of The Eurofighter/Typhoon’s Self-Protection System PRAETORIAN

In the frame of the German ‘Quadriga’ fighter replacement program sensor solution specialist HENSOLDT will deliver core components of the Eurofighter/Typhoon’s self-protection system ‘PRAETORIAN’. As part of the EuroDASS consortium comprising Leonardo UK, Elettronica and Indra, HENSOLDT has received a contract valued at circa 90 Million Euros for the delivery of essential parts of the aircraft’s defensive aids sub system (DASS). Deliveries are planned from 20...

HENSOLDT Receives An Order From Krauss-Maffei Wegmann To Equip Royal Netherlands Army's Vehicles With Visual Systems

Sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT has received an order from Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) worth nearly 75 million euros to equip the Royal Netherlands Army's ‘Fennek’ armored reconnaissance vehicles with visual systems. The scope of the order includes 188 BAA II NL observation and reconnaissance systems as well as a number of spare parts. “Our optronic solutions combine sensors from different technologies to provide armored vehicle crews with an excellent situational awareness...

LEONARDO S.p.A. Signs Purchase Agreement To Acquire 25.1% Of HENSOLDT AG’s Shares

LEONARDO S.p.A. has announced that it has signed a purchase agreement for 25.1 percent of the shares in HENSOLDT AG with HENSOLDT's majority shareholder, Square Lux Holding II S.à r.l., a portfolio company of investment funds advised by KKR. HENSOLDT, thus, will gain one additional major shareholder and future potential strategic partner. The sale is subject to usual regulatory closing conditions. LEONARDO investment in HENSOLDT Square Lux Holding II S.à r.l. will still hold aro...

HENSOLDT To Deliver Radars For Quadriga Eurofighters

Sensor systems supplier HENSOLDT has been awarded a contract worth approximately 200 million euros in the frame of ‘Quadriga’ procurement program of 38 Eurofighter/Typhoon combat aircraft by the German Air Force. The contract placed by Airbus Defense and Space comprises the production and delivery of radar systems and core electronics components which will be produced at HENSOLDT’s site in Ulm and at consortium partner Indra’s site in Spain. Improving the aircraft&...

HENSOLDT AG Announces Its Membership For The United Nations Global Compact Initiative

Sensor solution provider, HENSOLDT is now a member of the United Nations Global Compact. The company is committed to the ten universal sustainability principles in the areas of human rights, labor, the environment and anti-corruption. By signing the Global Compact, HENSOLDT is making visible how important sustainable business practices are for the company. It is the world's largest initiative for sustainable and responsible corporate governance. Group-wide sustainability initiative As part of...

HENSOLDT’s Airborne Surveillance Radar, PrecISR, Offering Superior Precision And Aircraft Integration, Passes QinetiQ’s Acceptance Test

Globally renowned sensor solutions specialist, HENSOLDT has successfully passed the Factory Acceptance Test of its new airborne multi-mission surveillance radar, PrecISR. In an online demonstration conducted, the PrecISR 1000 airborne multi-mission surveillance radar proved its capabilities to the customer, QinetiQ GmbH, an international provider of airborne special missions operations, based out of Möchengladbach, in Germany. PrecISR 1000 airborne multi-mission surveillance radar The ra...

HENSOLDT Enhances Avionics Business With Rebranding Of EUROAVIONICS GmbH

Sensor Solution specialist, HENSOLDT is strengthening its avionics business by re-naming its subsidiary EUROAVIONICS GmbH, located in Pforzheim, Germany and addressing the avionics market under the unified brand name, HENSOLDT Avionics. The strategic move is driven by a new management team led by the Managing Directors, André Hinueber and Dieter Buchdrucker. EUROAVIONICS GmbH has been part of HENSOLDT Group since 2017. Interfaces for third-party avionics and sensors “HENSOLDT Avi...

Sensor Specialist, HENSOLDT Expands Capacity At Ulm Site And Adds 250 New Recruits To Cater To Growing Business

Sensor solution provider, HENSOLDT is expanding its capacity to cater for the growth in its business. HENSOLDT is investing approximately 30 million euros at its Ulm site and creating an additional 300 jobs for highly skilled staff throughout the entire group this year, having taken on 250 new recruits in 2020. New radar for Eurofighters This investment is linked to strong order growth relating to the development of new radar for the Eurofighter combat aircraft and other projects. “In it...

HENSOLDT Modernizes The TRS-3D Radars Of Two K130-Class Corvettes Of The German Navy

Sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT is modernizing the TRS-3D radars of two K130-class corvettes of the German Navy, as well as an associated shore facility. An order for corresponding electronic components was placed by the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw). The replacement deliveries will take place in the course of this year. Improving automatic identification The TRS-3D is a three-dimensional multimode ship radar for air and sea...

HENSOLDT Announces Modernization Of COBRA Artillery Location Radars, Currently In Service With Several NATO Armies

Globally renowned sensor specialist, HENSOLDT has announced that they will modernize the artillery location radar, COBRA, which is in service with several NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) armies. Under a contract awarded by the multi-national procurement organization, Organization Conjointe de Cooperation en matière d’Armement (OCCAR) – Organization for Joint Armament Co-operation, HENSOLDT will replace the Radar Target Generator (RTG), a core element for the test en...