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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 SOUTH AFRICA ACQUIRES TELLUMAT’S AIR TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT AND DEFENCE BUSINESS UNITS

Acquisition of business units of South African electronics and solution provider to complement HENSOLDT’s portfolio and expand footprint in Africa

HENSOLDT leads new radar consortium

Billion-Euro orders for new Eurofighter radar signed - Partner Spain

HENSOLDT Avionics division demonstrates network-centric capabilities

Successful participation in ‘Timber Express’ Tactical Data Link exercise

 

HENSOLDT Events

September 4 - 5, 2020Bedford, UK

DVD2020

UK Defence Industry exhibition focused on Land Equipment. Website: www.theevent.co.uk

September 16 - 20, 2020Pretoria, South Africa

AAD African Aerospace

Africa's aerospace and defence expo that combines both a trade exhibition and an air show

November 24 - 27, 2020Karachi, Pakistan

IDEAS

International Defence Exhibition and Seminar in Pakistan