Hensoldt was created in 2017 from Airbus’ Defence Electronics business. Airbus retained a stake until September 2018, after which it was a fully independent.

The company is headquartered in Munich and has manufacturing sites in Germany and South Africa.

It states that its main business areas include “the protection of borders and critical infrastructures, air defence, mission management and aircraft self-protection, vehicle protection, signal intelligence and data links, as well as night vision devices, laser rangefinders and optronic targeting equipment.”


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