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Joint Press Release


(Vienna, Va) Oct 14, 2021 - Hensoldt Inc., and QinetiQ Inc., have entered into a new agreement, establishing a framework for a strategic partnership.

Hensoldt Inc., the U.S. affiliate of global Defense company Hensoldt AG, and QinetiQ Inc., the U.S. affiliate of global integrated Defense company QinetiQ, PLC have entered into a new agreement establishing a framework for a strategic partnership addressing cooperation for the development, integration, testing, fielding, and servicing of Hensoldt’ s products in the United States as well as the joint pursuit and capture of business opportunities for U.S. Defense and Security customers.

As part of this agreement, Hensoldt Inc. will expand the availability of its offerings in sensor suites, radars, EO/IR sensors, situational awareness (SA) solutions, active protection systems (APS), laser range finders, optics, and integrated solutions in the US market. Ken Loy, President and CEO of Hensoldt Inc. stated, “Hensoldt Inc. is proud to be able work with QinetiQ which is such an outstanding technical company and systems integrator. Our companies will work together to adapt, integrate, and deliver our world class products and capabilities to U.S. Warfighters.”

QinetiQ Inc will support this effort by leveraging its world-class facilities, technical capabilities, staff, and expertise in the integration and servicing of third-party sensor products. Aydin Mohtashamian, President of C5ISR Solutions at QinetiQ Inc. stated, “QinetiQ is excited and looking forward to working with such a leader in global defense sensing technologies. We are focused on bringing the best technology to the warfighter at the point of need, and Hensoldt brings game changing technology towards that end.”

In the context of this strengthened cooperative framework, Hensoldt Inc and QinetiQ Inc. will begin near-term efforts to integrate and demonstrate future capabilities on a new Ground Combat Vehicle provided by the U.S. Army. Team Capabilities to be demonstrated include:

  • Advanced 360° Situational Awareness
  • Advanced Night Driver’s Vision Equipment
  • Advanced Multi-Modal 3D Radar
  • Distributed Vehicle and Soldier – Borne Sensing

Hensoldt Inc. is a premier provider of advanced sensors and solutions including radar, optronics, electronic warfare, avionics, and intelligence/ analytics as well as systems integration and life cycle support services for defense, security, air traffic control, surveillance, and situational awareness across all Domains (Air, Land, and Sea). Hensoldt Inc. operates in the U.S. under a Special Security Agreement (SSA) as an affiliate Hensoldt AG, a global Defense and Security company. Visit our website at https://www.hensoldt-inc.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and FB @hensoldt-inc. For further information, please contact us at info@hensoldt-inc.com.

QinetiQ Inc. is a leading defense and security company in the U.S. providing mission-led innovation at pace. We support our customers worldwide with mission-critical solutions to create, test and use the latest technologies to deliver real world advantage. QinetiQ Inc. operates as the U.S. arm of QinetiQ Group PLC (QQ.LSE), a global integrated defense and security company focused on mission-led innovation for defense, security and civil customers around the world. Visit our website www.QinetiQ.com. Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and FB @QinetiQUS. For further information, please contact QinetiQ Inc.’s Business Development Team at BD@US.QinetiQ.com.