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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 modernizes COBRA artillery location radars

Taufkirchen/Germany, 14 June 2021 – Sensor specialist HENSOLDT will modernize the test equipment of the artillery location radar COBRA which is in…

HENSOLDT UK supplies Kelvin Hughes SharpEye radar to the South African Navy

Enfield, UK, 2nd June 2021 – HENSOLDT UK is pleased to announce the supply of radar sensor suites consisting of Kelvin Hughes Mk11 S and X Band…

HENSOLDT's collision warning system for drones ready for take-off

Flight tests to demonstrate basic system for autonomous flying

 

HENSOLDT Events

June 23 - 24, 2021Zurich, Switzerland

IQPC Air Defence Conference

Meeting for the international air defence community. More information: www.defenceiq.com/events-airdefenceinternational/

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 20 - 23, 2021Washington D.C., USA

ATCA annual conference

The world’s only event centering around air traffic control technology and services. More information: www.atca.org/annual