Sensor options supplier HENSOLDT has signed a contract value over 100 million Euros with mission fight system integrator Thales, to ship its TRS-4D naval radar to the longer term multi-purpose frigates F126 of the German Navy. HENSOLDT’s TRS-4D radar will likely be put in in its non-rotating model with 4 fixed-panel arrays. The combination of the radar on the ships and shore installations will likely be executed by Thales to ship a mission and fight system that complies with the German necessities. Contracted in 2020, F126 is the newest frigate programme for the German Navy. The F126 class will consist of 4 ships (with an possibility for 2 extra ships); this system additionally contains a number of land-based take a look at and coaching websites. The primary frigate F126 is anticipated to be delivered to the client in 2028. All the programme will run for over ten years.

“Our TRS-4D and its high-end parts are deployed onboard a number of German Navy ships providing a excessive diploma of commonalities to the client. I’m proud that we’re capable of provide the German Navy, along with Thales’ sensor expertise and fight system, a complete and actually European answer,” mentioned Markus Rothmaier, Vice President Naval & Floor Radars at HENSOLDT.


Gerben Edelijn, Vice President Thales Above Water Programs: “We’re pleased to work along with HENSOLDT and provides the Frigates F126 a sensor suite that absolutely complies with the German necessities. German and Netherlands’ navies and trade have an extended custom of working along with formidable outcomes and we’re wanting ahead to persevering with this custom.”

First deliveries are scheduled for 2025. With this method, together with different methods and sensors onboard, F126 has the flexibility to function in probably the most complicated maritime environments, and due to this fact contribute internationally to securing security and stability. Radars of the TRS-4D product household are already in service in numerous variations onboard German Navy ships, amongst them the Frigate F125 and the Corvette K130 (second batch) and profit from steady product enhancements and benefits on the subject of spare half administration and coaching. For that reason, TRS-4D NR has been pre-selected by the German Navy.

HENSOLDT is a number one defence firm with a worldwide attain. HENSHOLDT develops revolutionary and customer-specific options within the fields of radar, digital warfare, avionics, and optronics. As a expertise chief, we increase our portfolio repeatedly to fight a variety of threats. With greater than 6,400 staff, HENSOLDT generated revenues of 1.5 billion euros in 2021. HENSOLDT is listed on the Frankfurt Inventory Change. Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) is a worldwide chief in superior applied sciences, investing in digital and “deep tech” improvements – connectivity, massive knowledge, synthetic intelligence, cybersecurity and quantum applied sciences – to construct a assured future essential. The Group gives its prospects – companies, organizations and governments – within the protection, aeronautics, house, transport, and digital id and safety domains with options, companies and merchandise that assist them fulfil their essential function, consideration for the person being the driving power behind all choices.