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Hensoldt & QinetiQ 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.”

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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

Source: QinetiQ North America
Date: Oct 18, 2021
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