HENSOLDT Develops SIGINT Pod Demonstrator for Eurodrone

HENSOLDT Develops SIGINT Pod Demonstrator for Eurodrone

German Defence Company HENSOLDT, specialised in sensor solutions, is to provide signal intelligence (SIGINT) capability to Eurodrone. The system will be based on HENSOLDT’s “Kalaetron” product family.

The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology, and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) have now awarded a contract for implementing and testing a SIGINT demonstrator worth approximately 15 million euros.

The “Kalaetron” product family is already in use in the German Armed Forces.

HENSOLDT Develops SIGINT Pod Demonstrator for Eurodrone

Eurodrone will be a MALE class UAV to perform Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions. The system is under development by Airbus, Dassault Aviation and Leonardo for Germany, France, Italy and Spain, with a first flight expected by 2026.

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