Sensor options supplier HENSOLDT has been awarded a contract value a mid-three-digit million euro quantity for the subsequent part of Eurofighter upkeep. The contract covers service duties for HENSOLDT’s share of varied Eurofighter techniques within the areas of radar, self-protection and avionics. HENSOLDT’s service contributes to the specified improve within the variety of Eurofighter flying hours. When the contract comes into drive, the assemblies of the 4 Eurofighter core nations with their complete of roughly 500 plane will probably be maintained by the HENSOLDT websites in Ulm, Friedrichshafen, Taufkirchen, Neuburg and Laage.

The total service flight hour contract is organised by means of consortial partnerships within the 4 Eurofighter core nations (UK, Italy, Spain and Germany) and mandated by means of a number of nationwide contracts through the Eurofighter companion firms (Airbus GE, Airbus SP, BAE Programs UK, Leonardo Plane Division IT). HENSOLDT is the nationwide chief of the Radar- and DASS- (Defensive Aids Subsystem) Consortium for the service of the German person till the top of 2026 and can also be the service and consortium companion for the opposite nations.


The German websites in Neuburg and Laage have TDCs (Technical Diagnostic Cells). Right here, HENSOLDT technicians restore radar and self-protection elements of the German Eurofighters on web site within the shortest doable time. As well as, the Radar Computerized Check Tools (RATE) system developed and supported by HENSOLDT is utilized in all Eurofighter nations. It helps the technicians on web site each in troubleshooting and within the ultimate re-certification of assemblies for flight operations after repairs have been carried out.

HENSOLDT is a number one firm within the European defence business with world attain. Primarily based in Taufkirchen close to Munich, the corporate develops full sensor options for defence and safety functions. As a expertise chief, HENSOLDT drives the event of defence electronics and optronics and is repeatedly increasing its portfolio based mostly on revolutionary approaches to knowledge administration, robotics and cyber safety. With greater than 6,300 staff, HENSOLDT achieved a turnover of 1.5 billion euros in 2021. HENSOLDT is listed on the Frankfurt Inventory Alternate.

HENSOLDT additionally has achieved a technological leap within the improvement of merchandise for the digital safety of plane. By combining synthetic intelligence, digitisation and Lively Electronically Scanning Array (AESA) applied sciences, HENSOLDT has developed a jamming system (“jammer”) known as ‘Kalaetron Assault’, which jams even the most recent Russian radars, defending plane in opposition to enemy air defence. It’s a part of HENSOLDT’s absolutely digital ‘Kalaetron’ product household, which is used within the NH90’s self-protection system and for indicators intelligence with the German Armed Forces, amongst others.

HENSOLDT’s ‘Kalaetron Assault’ offers the premise for brand spanking new digital warfare capabilities of the Eurofighter. (Photograph by HENSOLDT AG – Stefan Petersen)