Ingrained in our DNA

Innovations have made HENSOLDT Inc. into what it is today. Our company is based on a strong corporate heritage from leading European defense companies. Today, we stand for the pursuit of technological progress and innovation, the will to create premium, affordable solutions time and again, at the same time always maintaining a solid, practical sense of efficiency.

Moritz Carl Hensoldt, a pioneer in the field of optics and precision mechanics, developed benchmark technology solutions and products in his domain of binoculars and telescopic sights, revolutionizing surveillance and reconnaissance as well as target acquisition in his time.

His relentless pursuit of innovation and his incomparable way of translating scientific findings into useful products, perfectly characterizes the achievements of all the other heroes of technology who together formed the heritage of our company, working at predecessor companies such as AEG, Aerospatiale-Matra, Carl Zeiss, Cassidian, Daimler, Dornier, EADS, Siemens, and Telefunken, as well as Airbus.