HENSOLDT expands Asia-Pacific Business
Acquisition of Australian radar Solutions and Services provider IE Asia-Pacific strengthening regional footprint
The sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT continues its global expansion strategy in the Asia-Pacific region. The Group has acquired IE Asia-Pacific Pty Ltd, headquartered in Canberra, Australia. Now operating as HENSOLDT Australia Pty Ltd, they are the leading radar solutions and services provider in the country and throughout the wider APAC region. “The local support of our customers in Australia and in the Asia Pacific markets is extremely important to HENSOLDT”, said Thomas Müller, CEO of HENSOLDT. “HENSOLDT Australia is a part of our Global Customer Support & Services business and provides our customers with unparalleled radar solutions and systems support.”
HENSOLDT Australia offers radar support, testing, training and installation services to the Australian Defense Force and other agencies. It currently employs more than 20 highly trained staff and generates annual revenues exceeding €4m.
“We are excited to join HENSOLDT, to contribute to the company’s global growth and to further expand the support of our customers”, said Darren Gillam, GM Operations HENSOLDT Australia.
HENSOLDT maintains longstanding business relations, delivering radars, electronic warfare systems, electro-optronic devices and air traffic control equipment to customers in the APAC region. HENSOLDT Australia will also be able to provide support to this wide range of products, which in turn will provide enhanced services and support for all our valued regional customers.
HENSOLDT is a global pioneer of technology and innovation in the area of defence and security electronics. Headquartered in Munich, the company is a market leader in civilian and military sensor solutions. It develops new products to counter evolving threats based on disruptive concepts in such fields as big data, robotics and cyber security. With a workforce of some 4,500 employees, HENSOLDT generates revenues of more than 1 billion euros per year.