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Our Company

HENSOLDT UK, formerly Kelvin Hughes, is a world leader in the development, manufacture and supply of maritime navigation and surveillance radar systems. The company sets the international standard in solid state radar sensor technology with SharpEye™ and its market leading navigation and tactical radar display systems.

Our Heritage

HENSOLDT UK has a proud and enviable history dating back over 250 years tracing its roots back to Thomas Hughes, a Master of the Clock-makers Company, and Lord Kelvin, a prolific inventor and one of the world’s greatest scientists.

SharpEye™

SharpEye technology offers an affordable, multi-purpose and highly capable sensor for surveillance missions at sea, offshore platforms and on land. It is used by navies, vessel traffic services, border agencies, coastal surveillance, security and critical infrastructure operators.

HENSOLDT UK

Maritime navigation and surveillance radars

HENSOLDT UK, formerly Kelvin Hughes Limited, is a world leader in the development, manufacture and supply of maritime navigation and surveillance radar systems. The company sets the international standard in solid state radar sensor technology with Kelvin Hughes SharpEye and its market leading navigation and tactical radar display systems.

Services

HENSOLDT UK recognises that delivering a first-time-fix and value for money are fundamental expectations of our customers. Key to meeting these expectations is a philosophy of working in partnership with those customers and our suppliers centred around a global team of experienced service engineers and support employees who are all passionate about delivering service excellence to the marine industry.

Career Opportunities

HENSOLDT UK has a wide range of employment opportunities in all areas and at all levels in the business. The long history of its predecessor, Kelvin Hughes, is a testament to our ability to recruit and retain excellent people. The future success of the business will be a reflection of the development of our talent base and recruitment of the next generation of people that join our exciting company.

Grow and succeed with HENSOLDT UK!

 

HENSOLDT Group

Parent Company

In 2017, HENSOLDT UK, former Kelvin Hughes, was acquired by HENSOLDT. Together, our companies have a major position in the global radar, optronics and electronic warfare markets being a market leader in civilian and military sensor solutions. In addition, we continuously develop new products to counter evolving threats based on disruptive concepts in such fields as big data, robotics and cyber security.

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HENSOLDT NEWS

HENSOLDT investigates modernisation of Eurofighter self-protection system

Taufkirchen, 29 July 2021 – Sensor solution provider HENSOLDT has been commissioned by the German procurement authority BAAINBw to investigate the…

HENSOLDT modernises German Air Force identification systems

Taufkirchen, 28 July 2021 – As part of the modernisation of all NATO identification-friend-or-foe (IFF) systems to the particularly secure new "Mode…

HENSOLDT demonstrates airborne SIGINT capabilities

Taufkirchen, 27 July 2021 – Technologies and deployment modes of airborne signal intelligence (SIGINT) have been successfully demonstrated by sensor…

 

HENSOLDT Events

September 7 - 10, 2021Kielce, Poland

MSPO 2021

29th International Defence Industry Exhibition. More information: www.targikielce.pl/en/mspo

September 14 - 17, 2021London, England

DSEI

A world leading defence and security event in Great Britain. More information: www.dsei.co.uk

September 27 - 29, 2021Linstow, Germany

23th DWT Marine Workshop

Naval conference. More information: www.dwt-sgw.de

October 11 - 13, 2021Washington D.C., USA

AUSA 2021

Annual meeting & exposition by the Association of the United States Army. More information: meetings.ausa.org/annual/2021/index.cfm