HENSOLDT extends footprint in South Africa’s tech hub

Strategic positioning drives opening of HENSOLDT South Africa's new offices.

Stellenbosch, South Africa, 16 November 2023 – HENSOLDT, a global frontrunner in defence and security electronics, is proud to announce the opening of its new offices in the vibrant city of Stellenbosch. This modern establishment serves as a prime platform for the company's spectrum management operations and provides a dynamic training space for HENSOLDT South Africa’s clients.

Strategically located in the heart of Stellenbosch, close to the university and amidst the city’s corporates landscape, with convenient access to amenities and the picturesque backdrop of vineyards and mountains, the location aims to attract top-tier talent. Beyond showcasing dedication to cultivating a strong professional network, this location solidifies HENSOLDT's status as a preferred employer in the Cape Town region. As part of this commitment, HENSOLDT South Africa plans to offer bursaries for both pre- and post-graduate students pursuing technical fields at local universities.

"We are excited to establish our presence in the dynamic Stellenbosch area, offering an engaging environment for current and potential employees, while serving as an ideal setting for client training," says Rynier van der Watt, Managing Director of HENSOLDT South Africa.

Among HENSOLDT’s four office locations in South Africa, the new site complements the existing offices in the Cape Town area, in Tokai, which focuses on radar solutions. In Irene, Gauteng, South Africa’s corporate office is housed, as well as its Optronics business unit and a portion of its Radar business unit, while Pretoria is home to its GEW business unit, which focuses on spectrum dominance solutions.

By immersing itself in the locale of Stellenbosch, HENSOLDT aims to showcase its expertise and remain at the forefront of cutting-edge developments in defence and security electronics. The choice of location underscores the company's commitment to enhancing technological advancements and maintaining a significant presence in key global markets.



HENSOLDT is a global high-tech pioneer in the sector of defence and security electronics and a market leader in civilian and military sensor solutions. In addition, HENSOLDT is developing new products for data management, robotics and cybersecurity by combining existing skills through software solutions.

On land, at sea or in the air, HENSOLDT’s world-class solutions detect and protect to make the world a safer place.


Press contact

Ferri Fouché                ferri.fouche@hensoldt.net

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