HENSOLDT to Supply 4 Long-Range Radars for German Airspace Surveillance

28.07.2021 Europe
HENSOLDT to Supply 4 Long-Range Radars for German Airspace Surveillance

HENSOLDT to Supply 4 Long-Range Radars for German Airspace Surveillance

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Sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT is supplying new radars to the German Armed Forces to modernize their airspace surveillance and build up Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) capabilities.

The federal office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support(BAAINBw) has placed an order for the delivery and installation of four long-range radars as part of the “Hughes Air Defense Radar Nachfolgesystem” (HADR NF)program.

For this purpose, Hensoldt has entered into cooperation in the field of BMD-capable long-range radars with ELTA Systems Ltd, a 100% subsidiary of IsraelAerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI). The HADR NF system operates in the S-band, whichallows more precise target acquisition in space than other systems. Thanks to the cooperation with ELTA, the German customer can be supplied with a combination ofa national partner for integration, certification and long-term support, as well asmarket-available systems that have been tried and tested in the field.

Since the threat to Europe from long-range weapons has existed for years, there isagreement among the European countries that a protective shield consisting of theirown and NATO systems must be established or expanded.

HENSOLDT is a German champion in the defense industry with a leadingSensor solutions provider HENSOLDT issupplying new radars to the German Armed Forces to modernize their airspace surveillance and build up Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) capabilities.

The FederalOffice of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support(BAAINBw) has placed an order for the delivery and installation of four long-rangeradars as part of the “Hughes Air Defense Radar Nachfolgesystem” (HADR NF)program.

For this purpose, Hensoldt has entered into cooperation in the field of BMD-capable long-range radars with ELTA Systems Ltd, a 100% subsidiary of IsraelAerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI). The HADR NF system operates in the S-band, which allows more precise target acquisition in space than other systems. Thanks to the cooperation with ELTA, the German customer can be supplied with a combination ofa national partner for integration, certification and long-term support, as well asmarket-available systems that have been tried and tested in the field.

Since the threat to Europe from long-range weapons has existed for years, there is agreement among the European countries that a protective shield consisting of their own and NATO systems must be established or expanded.

HENSOLDT is a German champion in the defense industry with a leading market position inEurope and a global reach. Headquartered in Taufkirchen near Munich, Germany, the company develops sensor solutions for defense and security applications. As a technology leader, HENSOLDT also continuously expands its Cyber portfolio and develops new products to combat a wide range of threats based on innovative approaches to data management, robotics and cybersecurity.

With more than 5,600 employees, HENSOLDTgenerated revenues of 1.2 billion euros in 2020. HENSOLDT is listed on the Frankfurt StockExchange and the SDAX stock market index there.

  market position in Europe and a global reach. Headquartered in Taufkirchen near Munich, Germany, the company develops sensor solutions for defense and security applications. As a technology leader, HENSOLDT also continuously expands its Cyber portfolio and develops new products to combat a wide range of threats based on innovative approaches to data management, robotics and cybersecurity.

With more than 5,600 employees, HENSOLDTgenerated revenues of 1.2 billion euros in 2020. HENSOLDT is listed on the Frankfurt StockExchange and the SDAX stock market index there.

 

 
 



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