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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 once again honoured as a family-friendly company

In 2018 and 2019, the sensor system house had already received awards from the German magazine Freundin and the employer assessment platform kununu.

HENSOLDT delivers TRML-3D to Royal Thai Army

Third order of Mobile Air Surveillance and Defence Radar by Royal Thai Army

HENSOLDT receives Xpeller order from South America

This is the first order resulting from a framework agreement with the Brazilian customer

 

HENSOLDT Events

November 10 - 12, 2020Cologne

European Rotors

VTOL Show and Safety Conference: www.europeanrotors.eu

November 18 - 21, 2020Goyang

DX Korea

Defence and Security Expo Korea: www.dxkorea.org/en/

December 8 - 10, 2020Rotterdam

UDT - Undersea Defence Technology

Largest global event dedicated to the underwater defence industry: www.udt-global.com