HENSOLDT UK, formerly known as Kelvin Hughes, is a world leader in the development, manufacture and supply of maritime navigation and surveillance radar systems. Enfield, in the north of London, is the headquarter of HENSOLDT UK with about 170 employees. The company sets the international standard in solid state radar sensor technology with SharpEye™ and its market leading navigation and tactical radar display systems.
In 2017 former Kelvin Hughes was acquired by HENSOLDT.
The core product technology of HENSOLDT UK is SharpEye™ – a radar transceiver launched in 2006 that brings military grade target detection at an affordable price to warships and offshore patrol vessels. SharpEye is a solid state pulse Doppler navigation and surface search radar sensor and differentiates to the competition through its extremely high reliability and ability to detect very small Radar Cross Section (RCS) targets in severe weather or high clutter conditions.