Where we operate

High-tech pioneer with a global foot print

We have more than 5,500 employees in strategic locations for engineering, operations and sales across the globe. HENSOLDT aims to become Europe’s leading platform independent provider of defence and security electronics solutions with global reach.

Today, HENSOLDT is a German champion for defence and security. Our headquarters are in Taufkirchen, near Munich, which is one of the most important centres for innovation in the defence sector in Germany.


HENSOLDT worldwide

With 30 engineering and operating sites around the world, HENSOLDT is able to strategically serve its growing customer base all over the wolrd. We have structured our international presences according to the individual geographical regions in order to provide customer-oriented sales activities.

Our international Sales Teams are very well acquainted with the individual procurement processes and have comprehensive knowledge of the markets.

Our major industrial sites

We have production sites in Europe in Germany, France and the United Kingdom. In South Africa we are manufacturing in Pretoria as well as in Irene.


Industrial sites

HENSOLDT in Germany

Our sites in Germany include Taufkirchen, Ulm and Oberkochen, as well as Wetzlar, Immenstaad, Pforzheim and Kiel. Of HENSOLDT’s more than 5,500 employees, about 3,400 are employed in Germany.

Industrial Sites

HENSOLDT in France

We established our first footprint in France with our site in Plaisir. The headquarters of HENSOLDT France SAS is located in the West Parisian area, an industrial and commercial zone.

Industrial Sites


In Enfield, located in North London, is the headquarter of HENSOLDT UK, formerly Kelvin Hughes Ltd., which was acquired by HENSOLDT in September 2017.

Industrial Sites

HENSOLDT in South Africa

HENSOLDT united the two entities GEW Technology based in Pretoria and HENSOLDT Optronics Pty under the HENSOLDT brand to from HENSOLDT South Africa.